Arent Fox serves as counsel and trusted advisors to investment fund sponsors and their investors as they face today's challenging economic environment. Arent Fox attorneys focus on the representation of buyout firms targeting middle-market companies, both domestic and international. They represent funds in a wide variety of industries, with a particular focus and experience in the biotech, government contracting, and health care industries. Clients rely on Arent Fox attorneys for ongoing advice regarding fund formation, the development and execution of investment and exit strategies and the creation of value through mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, and innovative financing techniques. Arent Fox attorneys have extensive experience assisting fund clients with recapitalizations, financing, and general corporate matters with respect to their portfolio companies. They also represent fund investors, including a number of high net worth individuals with respect to "angel" or "start-up" funding.