Rick Giovannelli leads K&L Gates’ 500+ corporate practice and focuses on M&A, private equity, venture capital, and corporate finance transactions, including structured debt and equity financings. Rick has extensive experience in many regulated industries, including working with banks and other financial services companies in specialties such as payments, FinTech, RegTech, investment management, consumer finance, including credit cards, marketplace lending and mortgage loans, as well as other industries. Rick regularly represents buyers and sellers of businesses, as well as equity sponsors, lenders, and investors and other participants in complex transactions. He also represents operating businesses on a variety of strategic, financing, and corporate matters. He has twice been recognized in his market as the “Lawyer of the Year” in both Private Equity and Venture Capital.