Edward A. Gilman

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Edward A. Gilman

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Austin Office
111 Congress Avenue
Suite 1700
Austin, TX 78701
P: +1.512.320.9266
F: +1.512.542.5231

Ted's practice includes corporate and securities law, predominantly in the context of entrepreneurial and emerging growth companies. Ted represents several publicly traded companies with respect to their 1934 Act filings. He also has a transaction-based practice, focusing on private equity and debt offerings, public equity offerings, and mergers and acquisitions. His experience includes representation of both acquirers and targets in a variety of public-public and public-private business combination transactions, as well as issuers, underwriters and venture capital firms in public and private securities offerings. He also has a thorough understanding of the Texas and Delaware corporation laws and the periodic reporting requirements of publicly held companies.

Representative Experience

M&A Transactions

  • Counsel to a publicly traded waste and disposal services company in its $526 million sale to an infrastructure asset fund
  • Counsel to a global commodities company in its tender offer and $203 million acquisition of a publicly traded U.S. sugar producer
  • Counsel to a private practice optometrists network in its $185 million sale to a private equity investment firm
  • Counsel to a petroleum engineering and procurement services company in its $115 million sale to a private equity fund
  • Counsel to a publicly traded instrumentation company in its $29 million sale to a multinational engineering and manufacturing company
  • Counsel to IP networking company acquiror in its $236 million acquisition of a DSL products company
  • Counsel to target, a B2B commerce company, in a $61 million acquisition by a B2B e-commerce solutions company
  • Counsel to publicly traded waste and disposal services company in its $41 million acquisition of a regional waste and disposal services company
  • Counsel to a publicly traded waste and disposal services company in its $45 million acquisition of a regional waste and disposal services company

Public Offerings
Issuer Counsel:

  • Issuer counsel to a medical device company in its $86.25 million IPO
  • Issuer counsel to a network storage solution company in its $67.5 million IPO
  • Issuer counsel to a critical power solutions company in a $136 million IPO
  • Issuer counsel to a software for telecommunications carriers company in a $100 million public offering
  • Issuer counsel to a land development and home building company in a $16.25 million public offering

Underwriters' Counsel:

  • Underwriters’ counsel on follow-on offering for the StoneMor Partners L.P.
  • Underwriters' counsel to an emerging growth company in its proposed IPO
  • Underwriters' counsel to a banking software company in a $56.1 million IPO
  • Underwriters' counsel to a wireless broadband mobility company in a $78.2 million IPO
  • Underwriters' counsel to a data management and integration software company in a $45.3 million public offering

1934 Act Representation

  • Regularly counsels publicly traded companies regarding their general corporate and 1934 Act compliance matters

Joint Ventures

  • Represented an investment affiliate of an engineering contractor in a joint venture formed to pursue small-scale gas-to-liquids opportunities

Private Placements
Public Companies:

  • Represented a broker-dealer in its issuance of approximately $225 million in debt and equity securities
  • Represented a satellite and terrestrial telecommunications network company in issuance of $408 million of preferred stock
  • Represented a satellite and terrestrial telecommunications network company in issuance of $131 million of common stock
  • Represented a satellite and terrestrial telecommunications network company in issuance of $30 million of common stock
  • Represented a critical power solutions company in issuance of $20 million of common stock
  • Represented a land development and home building company in $10 million issuance of convertible notes
  • Represented a land development and home building company in $7 million issuance of convertible notes
  • Lead investor counsel in several PIPE transactions totaling in excess of $100 million in invested capital

Private Companies:

  • Represented companies and investors in private placement transactions involving both equity and debt securities financing transactions
  • Counsel to the lead investor in the formation of a commercial real estate development entity

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