Greg Kramer

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Education and Clerkships

J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 2005, Fordham Urban Law Journal

B.A., New York University, 2002, Phi Beta Kappa

Admissions

New York, 2006

Profile

Greg Kramer is a go-to transactional lawyer for a wide array of clients who trust him with some of their most important and challenging deals. Greg’s practice focuses on private investments in public equity (PIPEs), registered direct offerings, corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions. With experience representing both issuers and investors, Greg understands deals from the perspective of each party, making him a skilled and effective negotiator. A savvy adviser, Greg also provides his clients with keen insight on the business aspects of transactions.

Greg’s experience includes acting for the lead investors in a $10 million investment in convertible preferred stock and warrants of a NASDAQ-listed biopharmaceutical company, a $60 million investment in convertible notes of a TSX-listed oil and gas company, a $100 million investment in convertible notes of a NYSE-listed gold and silver mining company, a $15 million dollar investment in the convertible notes of a NYSE MKT listed gold mining company, and a $22 million investment in the convertible notes of an electronic cigarette maker. Greg also represents public companies in connection with secondary public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, PIPEs and corporate finance matters.

Greg was recognized for his work in the New York City legal community and was named in New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Thomson Reuters, 2014-2017.

Professional and Community Activities

  • New York City Bar Association
  • Committee on Legal Services for Persons of Moderate Means, New York City Bar Association

Corporate

Werner-Kramer-Horan

Haynes and Boone Represents Seller of Leading Spray Foam Company

Haynes and Boone represented Lapolla Industries, Inc. in its sale to Icynene U.S. Holding Corp., a Canadian rival in the spray foam insulation industry and portfolio company of FFL Partners, LLC. The deal, valued at about $160 million, was unanimously approved by Lapolla’s board of directors.

Selected Client Representations

  • Represented the lead investor in connection with a $10 million investment in convertible preferred stock and warrants of a NASDAQ-listed biopharmaceutical company.
  • Represented the lead investor in a $270 million investment in the common stock, warrants and convertible notes of a New York Stock Exchange-listed insurance company.
  • Represented the lead investor in a registered direct offering of $100 million of convertible notes by a New York Stock Exchange-listed gold and silver mining company.
  • Represented a hedge fund in an approximately $500 million debt-for-equity exchange with a private gaming company.
  • Represented the lead investor in connection with a $60 million convertible note offering by a TSX-listed oil and gas company.

Honors

Super Lawyers

New York Super Lawyers Recognizes 16 From Haynes and Boone

Sixteen Haynes and Boone lawyers have been recognized as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars in New York’s 2017 Super Lawyers directory. The awards are based on peer recognition and professional achievements. Of those nominated, only five percent of the total lawyers in the state are selected for inclusion.


Published by Thomson Reuters in September 2017

Selected Publications and Speeches

  • "Raising Capital & New Financial Services Companies, Unregulated Broker Dealers and Unregistered Offerings: SEC Regulation A+ and Crowd Funding, Bitcoin, Apple Pay and Micro Cap Securities," presented at the New York County Lawyers' Association Securities Litigation & Regulatory Enforcement Conference, April 23, 2015.
  • "The Offer: What Small-Cap Issuers Need to Know," co-author, Corporate Counsel, August 15, 2014.

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