J.D., University of Florida
Bachelor and Master of Accounting degree, cum laude (with a minor in economics), University of Florida
Admitted To practice
Professional & Community involvement
Board Member of the Florida Law Review
Member of Beta Alpha Psi, Accounting Honors Society
Jason Stark is a Certified Public Accountant who brings a business and numbers focus to his corporate practice. Jason specializes in venture capital, M&A, private offerings and fund formation, corporate structuring and recapitalizations, corporate finance, and general corporate transactions, advisement and contract disputes. Jason regularly advises technology startups and food & beverage clients.
Jason advises emerging and growth companies with financing rounds, corporate structuring (including complex capitalization tables), corporate governance, investor relations and deferred compensation (e.g., stock options). He helps companies with their buy and sell side M&A transactions and other exits, and assists private companies and funds with their private capital raise transactions. Jason’s also advises on corporate restructurings and management buy-outs, corporate finance and lending, domestic and cross-border joint ventures, shareholder agreements for all entity types (including partnership and operating agreements), corporate formation and structuring and contract disputes.
Prior to joining Private Advising Group, Jason was a corporate attorney with O’Melveny & Myers, LLP (AmLaw 100) in New York where he focused his practice on private equity and M&A. In Miami, he was a corporate attorney with Greenberg Traurig, P.A. (AmLaw 100), where he focused on venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and general company advisement (especially in Latin-America). Jason also has “Big Four” accounting experience as a fo rmer Senior Tax Consultant at Deloitte & Touche.
Represented Miami-based startup in its Series B through D rounds for over $100 million.
Represented Brazilian startup in its Series Seed and Series A through C rounds for over $50 million.
Represented Chilean startup in its Series A through C rounds for over $20 million.
Mergers & Acquisitions:
Represented Peru based startup in its $20 million sale to an NYSE listed Company.
Represented Miami based startup in its $5 million sale to a NYSE listed Company.
Represented Miami based startup in its stock for stock merger with another Miami based startup.
Private Placements & Funds:
Represented a Miami based hedge fund form a technology fund that raised over $25 million from institutional and other accredited investors.
Assisted a Miami based restaurant group raise over $5M from institutional and other accredited investors.
Represented a Miami based real estate developer in capital raises of over $10 million to purchase and renovate multi-family rental properties.