AxialMarket has raised $6 Series 5 million A round led by Redpoint Ventures AxialMarket deploys disruptive technology on its platform to help private companies manage and carry out mergers and other financial transactions. Redpoint Ventures led the round and joined the Cove Point Holdings family office and the return backers First Round Capital and Windcrest Partners.
The Forefront Law Group, which provided advice on the transaction, was founded by Cravath, Swaine & Moore alumnus Jason Gabbard, along with Don Carlson, who previously held senior positions at Goldman Sachs and Axiom. The firm focuses on small and medium-sized enterprises, as well as the institutions that finance and advise them. Forefront is truly a unique company Gabbard notes, “Our clients love our innovative approach to pricing and the reversal of the BigLaw staffing model. We staff deal with and deal with seasoned lawyers who actually do the job, dispensing with the hordes of inefficient associates and the cost of training them. “That’s right.
Gabbard and Carlson are active angel investors as well.
AxialMarket was founded in 2010 by Peter Lehrman, who worked in private equity with SFW Capital Partners and was part of the Gerson Lehrman Group founding team.
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