Ray is a member with HMB’s Business and Finance Group and focuses his practice on M&A, capital raising and general corporate matters.
Ray represents privately held companies and their owners, funds, executives, start-up companies and technology companies throughout the full course of their organizational growth cycles, from structuring transactions to handling ongoing business and compliance issues. Additionally, he helps client adopt creative solutions to emerging legal issues related to technology.
Prior to joining HMB, Ray served as outside corporate counsel for companies ranging from multinational manufacturing companies to local literary organizations.
Creative Solutions to Emerging Legal Issues
Clients look to Ray for practical legal advice tailored to their specific business and market, especially for issue related to technology.
DePaul University College of Law, J.D., J.D., Summa Cum Laude and Order of the Coif
University of Notre Dame, B.A., Political Science
United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
HMB congratulates clients Aegon Asset Management and Avenue Capital Group which recently announced the closing of a $50 Million growth financing round in Intellihot to advance innovative green technologies.
HMB is pleased to announce that Matthew R. Barrett, Jenna E. Stein and Raymond J. Jacobi III have been elevated to Partner. “We are delighted to have Matt, Jenna and Ray as Partners at HMB,” said Sara O’Reilly, HMB Chief Executive Officer. “I am very proud of each of them and all they have accomplished, and know they will do…
Ehrhardt Tool and Machine, LLC, dba Ehrhardt Automation Systems ("EAS"), a portfolio company of Dunes Point Capital, LP ("DPC") acquires SAF Drives Inc ("SAF Drives"). DPC was represented by HMB’s Private Equity Team, including Corporate Associates Raymond J. Jacobi III and Payal J. Patel.
HMB would like to congratulate PechaKucha, a social storytelling platform that has been used by millions of people across the globe, and CEO and Co-founder Sean Smyth and the rest of the PechaKucha team on a $2.7 million Seed funding round. PechaKucha, based in Chicago and Tokyo, is a fast-growing storytelling platform used by millions of people across the globe. Content creators, schools,…
HMB congratulates FingerprintJS and its founders, Dan Pinto and Valentin Vasilyev, on closing an $8M Series A financing round. The company, a new kind of toolkit offering a browser fingerprinting service, is based on an open-source project that already has 10 million downloads and 8,000 websites using the service. Fingerprint JS plans to use the capital to expand its fraud prevention…