Mergers and Acquisitions
Doug has been lead partner in domestic and international M&A transactions, including representing public and private company sellers, buyers, private equity investors, management and special committees. He advises public company boards of directors and committees on fiduciary duties in connection with M&A transactions.
Capital Markets Transactions
Doug represents issuers and underwriters in capital markets transactions, including public and private offerings of equity, debt, units, convertibles and hybrid securities. He has advised on:
- IPOs and underwritten follow-on offerings
- Confidentially-marketed public offerings
- Registered directs and at-the market (ATM) offerings
- Rule 144A and public debt offerings
- Private investments in public equity (PIPEs)
- Public exchange offers and tender offers
- Private placements
- Venture capital financings
Doug has handled capital markets transactions for The Spectranetics Corporation, Frontier Airlines and Piper Jaffray Incorporated. He has closed over $5 billion of Rule 144A offerings, debt financings and tender offers for tw telecom inc.
Securities Regulation and Corporate Governance
Doug represents public companies in their ongoing compliance with legal and regulatory requirements. He advises companies in the areas of SEC periodic reporting, trading and disclosure practices, corporate governance matters, proxy regulation, Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank Act compliance, stock exchange listing requirements and investor relations.
Doug has negotiated over $3 billion of domestic and international private equity investments on behalf of a large public investment fund and a private foundation. He has handled commercial matters for telecom companies, including broadband network service agreements for multi-unit landlords and professional sports teams, negotiation of public-private partnership agreements with state departments of transportation, fiber optic lease and IRU agreements, and telecom equipment financing arrangements. In addition, Doug counsels clients on joint ventures, partnerships and limited liability companies, employee compensation issues, and credit agreements.
Doug plays golf, enjoys watching many other sports and jams on the bass guitar.