Horace Nash concentrates his practice on public offerings, public company counseling on governance and disclosure matters and a wide range of securities law matters for public companies and private companies.
Horace counsels venture-backed private companies on the range of corporate and securities law issues they face in an initial public offering. For public company clients, he provides ongoing general corporate and Board-level legal support, leads capital-raising transactions and counsels on sensitive disclosure or compliance issues. Horace also advises investment banks serving as underwriters in IPOs and follow-on offerings. He recently represented a Beijing-based data analytics company in its IPO on Nasdaq. Horace served Concur Technologies in its 1998 IPO, throughout its life as a public company, and through its landmark sale to SAP for $8.3 billion. Horace has represented companies in industries as diverse as advertising technology, consulting, contract manufacturing, data analytics, e-commerce, enterprise software, food, industrial equipment, internet, mobile internet, networking equipment, retail, SaaS and semiconductors. He has led a wide variety of securities transactions, including many IPOs, public offerings of debt and equity securities, Rule 144A convertible note and high-yield debt offerings, shelf registrations and PIPE transactions. Horace is a frequent speaker on corporate governance and securities law developments.
Horace has been selected as a Northern California "Super Lawyer" in the areas of Securities & Corporate Finance and Corporate Governance & Compliance each year since 2006.
Prior to law school, Horace studied for a year at Beijing University.