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Daniel N. Webb
 

Daniel N. Webb

Partner
 
2475 Hanover Street
Palo Alto, CA 94304 
 
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Phone: +1-650-251-5095
Fax: +1-650-251-5002

Dan Webb’s practice focuses on capital markets transactions, corporate governance and securities law matters. He advises issuers, underwriters and sponsors on initial public offerings, follow-on offerings, block trades, PIPEs and other equity offerings, and offerings of preferred stock and investment grade, high yield and convertible debt, as well as tender and exchange offers, SPACs and various types of acquisition financing. His representations have included Facebook’s $16 billion IPO and Apple’s inaugural $17 billion bond offering, the largest corporate bond offering in history at the time. Dan is recognized as a leading lawyer by Chambers USA, which quotes clients and counterparts who describe him as “terrific, incredibly knowledgeable, very practical and very collaborative” and “very experienced.”

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Work Highlights
  • Underwriters in Apple’s $17 billion bond offering
  • Underwriters in Facebook’s $16 billion IPO
  • Velocity Financial, Inc. in its IPO
  • Initial purchasers in convertible note and other debt and equity offerings by Micron Technology
Education
  • Harvard Law School, 2001 J.D.
    cum laude
  • UCLA, 1998 M.A.
  • Harvard University, 1996 A.B.
    magna cum laude
Admissions
  • New York 2002
  • California 2005

Dan Webb has a diverse capital markets practice and also advises on corporate governance and securities law matters. Based in Simpson Thacher’s Palo Alto office, Dan has extensive experience working with technology companies as well as companies in a wide range of other industries.

He advises issuers, underwriters and sponsors across the spectrum of capital markets transactions, including initial public offerings, follow-on offerings, block trades, PIPEs and other equity offerings, and offerings of preferred stock and investment grade, high yield and convertible debt, as well as tender and exchange offers, transactions by special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs), and various types of acquisition financing. His representations have included Facebook’s $16 billion IPO and Apple’s inaugural $17 billion bond offering, the largest corporate bond offering in history at the time. He has advised on many complex and innovative matters, including auction-based offerings, UP-C and similar exchangeable share structures, and Dell Technologies’ retirement of its class of tracking stock.

Dan has deep experience with private investments in public equity (PIPEs) and other negotiated financings. He has represented issuers, investors and placement agents in more than a dozen completed PIPE transactions, covering a wide range of securities, including convertible notes, convertible preferred stock, warrants and common stock, and in a wide variety of business contexts, including acquisition financing, dividend recapitalizations and strategic investments.

Dan is recognized as a leading lawyer by Chambers USA, which quotes clients and counterparts who describe him as “terrific, incredibly knowledgeable, very practical and very collaborative,” “very experienced” and “an easy person to work with.” Dan received his J.D. from Harvard Law School, cum laude, in 2001, his M.A. from U.C.L.A. in 1998 and his A.B. from Harvard University, magna cum laude, in 1996. He is admitted to practice in California and New York.

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