Horace Nash concentrates his practice on public offerings, public company counseling on governance and disclosure matters, mergers and acquisitions for public company clients, and a wide range of securities law matters.
Horace counsels venture-backed private companies through the range of corporate and securities law issues they may face in an initial public offering. For public company clients, he provides on-going general corporate and Board-level legal support, leads capital-raising transactions, and counsels the company on sensitive disclosure or compliance issues. Horace also advises investment banks serving as underwriters in IPOs and follow-on public offerings. Most recently, he represented Concur Technologies, which he took public in 1998, in its sale to SAP for $8.3 billion. Horace has represented companies in many industries, including the advertising technology, consulting, contract manufacturing, eCommerce, enterprise software, food, industrial equipment, Internet, mobile Internet, networking equipment, retail, SaaS, and semiconductor industries. He has led a wide variety of securities transactions, including many initial public offerings, follow-on public offerings of debt and equity securities, Rule 144A convertible note offerings and high-yield debt, 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 spent a year at Beijing University.