Chester E. Bacheller - Holland & Knight, LLP

Chester E. Bacheller

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1999

Chester E. Bacheller is a transactional lawyer practicing in the areas of securities, mergers and acquisitions and finance including, venture capital financing. The majority of Mr. Bacheller's practice has centered on representing companies and investors in various corporate and financial transactions. He has substantial experience in a wide range of corporate, securities and banking matters, including: public offerings of securities registered under the federal and state securities laws; corporate mergers, acquisitions and dispositions; private placements of securities, including Rule 144A offerings; venture capital financing; SEC periodic reporting and compliance matters; financing, mergers and acquisitions and regulatory matters for various financial institutions; eurodollar financings, mortgage and other asset-based securities offerings; corporate control contests, including proxy fights and tender offers; complex asset-based and other lending transactions; numerous issues arising under the Uniform Commercial Code; and other various business matters.

University of FloridaUniversity of Florida College of LawJ.D. 1984
American Bar Association

Office Location

100 North Tampa Street, Suite 4100
Tampa, FL 33602
United States


Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Mergers and Acquisitions Law of the Tampa Metro Area2016 Lawyer of the Year in Corporate Governance Law of the Tampa Metro Area2013 Lawyer of the Year in Securities Regulation of the Tampa Metro Area2012 Lawyer of the Year in Mergers and Acquisitions Law of the Tampa Metro Area
Chester E. Bacheller has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!Chester E. Bacheller has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!Chester E. Bacheller has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!Chester E. Bacheller has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!

Practice Areas

Corporate Governance Law
Corporate Law (Corporate Finance, Executive Compensation, General Corporate, International, Leveraged Buyouts, Mergers & Acquisitions, Publicly-Held Companies, Restructurings, Securities, Transactions, Venture Capital)
International Trade and Finance Law
Mergers and Acquisitions Law (Private Placements, Securities, Transactions)
Securities / Capital Markets Law (Capital Markets, Disclosure, High Yield, Mergers & Acquisitions, Transactions, Venture Capital)
Securities Regulation