Ryan S. Alexander

Ryan S. Alexander

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WSG Practice Industries

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Dykema
California, U.S.A.

Profile

Ryan Alexander is a business lawyer and a Member in Dykema's Los Angeles office. His areas of practice cover a broad range of business and financial matters, including automotive, oilfield services, health care, life sciences, private equity and mergers and acquisitions. Ryan is a member of the Firm’s Automotive Industry Group, Corporate Finance and Institutional Investments, Energy Industry Group and Health Care Industry Group.

Ryan represents publicly-traded companies, privately-held companies, private equity funds, partnerships and professional service firms in many aspects of their business including, capital raising, acquisition, product distribution, technology licensing, strategic partnerships, joint ventures and international trade.  Ryan also advises private equity funds in their formation, fundraising efforts, regulatory compliance and investment and divestment transactions.

Ryan represents a variety of clients in all aspects of day-to-day operations, including fundraising and securities offerings, executive compensation, corporate governance, sourcing, manufacturing and distribution of products, intellectual property licensing, export and treasury controls, government contracts and warranty obligations.  Ryan works closely with clients to understand their businesses, their corporate and ownership structure and their legal challenges allowing him to provide comprehensive guidance with respect to their business needs.

Prior to joining the firm, Ryan also served as in-house counsel for a publicly-traded company based in Los Angeles which was a tier 1 automotive supplier and manufacturer of premier audio products for professional sound and consumer markets.

Representative Transactions

  • Represented a publicly-traded U.S. company in the acquisition of a consumer products company.
  • Represented an audio technology company in its sale to a publicly-traded company.
  • Assisted with the restructuring of the investment structure of multiple portfolio companies on behalf of a Los Angeles-based private equity firm.
  • Represented an automotive components supplier with an $85 million equity financing.
  • Represented a manufacturing business in the sale to a foreign buyer.
  • Advised several private equity groups and family offices on internal structure and process in purchase transaction of multiple target acquisitions.
  • Restructured a large private business in connection with an ownership transition and ongoing control matters.
  • Represented a SaaS company in connection with over $25 million in equity and debt financings and licensing transactions.
  • Represented an aviation logistics company in connection with a $100 million equity financing.
  • Represented venture capital funds in various equity investment and related commercial transactions.
  • Represents an internet services company in connection with its equity and debt financings, acquisitions and licensing requirements.
  • Represented an enterprise SaaS company in its sale to a European software company.
  • Represented telecommunications company in its equity, debt and project financings.
  • Represented a Texas-based oilfield services company in its sale to a private equity group.
  • Represented non-U.S. company in the acquisition of U.S. retail business.
  • Have been involved in international transactions including Asia, Europe and South America.
  • Represented various borrowers in commercial lending transactions.
  • Assisted numerous startup technology companies regarding corporate governance and capital raising.

Bar Admissions

California, 2007

Illinois, 2003

Texas, 2011

United States Patent & Trademark Office, 2005

Education

The John Marshall Law School, J.D./LL.M. Intellectual Property Law Midwestern State University, B.S.

Areas of Practice

Business & Commercial | Business Services | Corporate Finance | Health Care | Mergers & Acquisitions | Private Equity, Venture Capital & Mezzanine Finance | Securities