Ryan Cox

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Education and Clerkships

J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 2005, cum laude; Order of the Coif; Associate Managing Editor, International Law Review Association; Member of the Barristers

B.B.A., Baylor University, 2002, cum laude

Admissions

Texas, 2005

Profile

Ryan Cox is the co-chair of the firm’s Capital Markets and Securities Practice Group. Ryan represents issuers and investors in a wide range of corporate transactions that includes securities offerings, venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations and restructurings. Ryan also advises clients on general corporate, securities compliance and SEC reporting matters.

Ryan’s experience with public and private securities offerings includes initial and secondary offerings of equity and convertible securities, Rule 144A offerings, rights offerings and shelf registrations. Ryan also handles alternative financing transactions such as reverse-mergers and private investments in public equity (PIPEs).

Professional Recognition

  • Featured in D Magazine's Best Lawyers list, D Magazine Partners, for Corporate Securities/Capital Markets, 2014-2016, 2018 and General Corporate Law, 2014-2015
  • Selected for inclusion in Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Thomson Reuters, 2010-2012; 2017-2019

Professional and Community Activities

  • State Bar of Texas
  • March of Dimes - March for Babies Executive Leadership Team

Corporate

Corporate

Haynes and Boone Represents Blucora in Acquisition of 1st Global

A Haynes and Boone team is representing Blucora Inc. in its acquisition of 1st Global Inc., a tax-focused wealth management company based in Dallas, for $180 million.

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IPO Readiness Program

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Honors

Super Lawyers

Haynes and Boone Lawyers Selected as Texas Rising Stars 2018

Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2018, published by Thomson Reuters, has recognized 35 Haynes and Boone lawyers as up-and-coming practitioners in the state.

Selected Client Representations

  • Represented an investment advisor in a $15 million minority investment in a litigation support company.
  • Represented an NYSE company in a registered block trade transaction of $214.3 million of common stock sold by certain selling stockholders.
  • Represented an investment advisor in a $15.1 million minority investment in a cybersecurity company.
  • Represented Paycom Software, Inc., a leader in payroll and HR technology, in its initial public offering of $114.6 million of common stock, including shares sold by selling shareholders.
  • Represented an OTC company in the private placement of $37.5 million of preferred equity.
  • Represented an investment advisor in a $9.4 million minority investment in an organic food company.
  • Represented an OTC company in the private placement of $49 million of preferred equity.
  • Represented an OTC company in the private placement of $168 million of preferred equity.
  • Represented Matador Resources Company, an independent oil and gas company, in its initial public offering of $178.6 million of common stock, including shares sold by selling shareholders.
  • Represented an OTC Company in conjunction with a $30 million rights offering.
  • Represented an OTC Company in conjunction with $75 million recapitalization.
  • Registration of a financial holding company's securities pursuant to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

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