Whether assisting existing clients or jumping in at the term sheet stage, Vela Wood can help to ensure that your transaction is structured efficiently and completed in a timely manner.

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  • Represented a Dallas based real estate software company in a $65M exit to a publicly-traded company
  • Represented an e-commerce company in a $50M exit to a Private Equity firm
  • Represented defi SOLUTIONS in its merger with Sagent Auto
  • Represented a Dallas based home health agency in its $35M exit to a Private Equity firm

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