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Ryan Ward

Ryan Ward

Ryan Ward is an associate in the Corporate Practice Group in Haynes Boone’s Dallas office.

His practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, and capital markets and securities.

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  • Represented DCMM Rental One, Ltd., a full-service equipment and storage container rental company, in the sale of all its equity to Texas First Rentals, a division of HOLT.
  • Represented AdCellerant, a leading digital marketing and advertising company, in the sale of 100% of its issued and outstanding equity interests to an affiliate of Clearview Capital.
  • Represented BNSF Logistics, LLC, an affiliate of BNSF Railway Company, in the carve-out sale of its over-the-road freight brokerage division to J.B. Hunt.
  • Represented Valesco Fund II in its contribution and purchase of assets of Silver Street, Incorporated d/b/a mediatechnologies, a designer and producer of library and educational furniture serving the U.S from its headquarters in Shelby, Michigan.
  • Represented Valesco Fund II in its purchase of the equity of TopDown, Inc., a designer, manufacturer, and supplier of aftermarket automotive products.
  • Represented Flagship Enterprises Holding in its acquisition of DENS Facility Services, Inc., a facility management and maintenance firm that specializes in life science maintenance and management.
  • Assist fund managers in the fundraising process, including the preparation of offering documents and the negotiation of subscription agreements with investors. Assist fund managers in the review and negotiation of investment-related documents and side-letters.


J.D., Baylor University School of Law, 2021

B.B.A., Finance, Oklahoma Christian University, 2018, magna cum laude


Intern to the Honorable John P. Chupp, 141st District Court of Texas, 2019



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Haynes Boone Advises WinVest on Proposed Business Combination with Xtribe and Nasdaq Public Listing
May 10, 2024

Haynes and Boone, LLP represented WinVest Acquisition Corp. (“WinVest”) (Nasdaq: WINV), a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company, in its proposed business combination with Xtribe P.L.C., a UK-based technology platform that aims to revolutionize local e-commerce. Upon closing, the cross-border transaction would see Xtribe become a publicly listed company on Nasdaq. The proposed busine [...]