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Matthew L. Fry

Matthew L. Fry

Partner

Expertise

  • Capital Markets and Securities
  • Corporate
  • Financial Regulatory
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

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Profile
Matt Fry is a partner in the Capital Markets and Securities Practice Group. Matt advises issuers, investors and underwriters in a variety of business transactions, with a concentration in public and private securities offerings. His other areas of practice include periodic reporting compliance with the SEC, corporate governance, venture capital financings, public and private mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate planning and representation. Matt was selected for inclusion in Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Thomson Reuters, for Securities and Corporate Finance, 2014-2019.

Matt earned his J.D. from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law in 2007 and his B.B.A. from Baylor University in 2004.

Bar Admissions

Texas; New York

Education

J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 2007, cum laude, Order of the Coif, technology editor, SMU Law Review Association, Hatton W. Sumners Foundation Scholar
B.B.A., Finance and Economics, Baylor University, 2004, magna cum laude, Beta Gamma Sigma
Areas of Practice

Capital Markets and Securities | Corporate | Financial Regulatory | Mergers and Acquisitions | Regulatory Compliance | Venture Capital and Emerging Company

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

An underwriter in connection with the public offerings of common stock and warrants of clinical stage biopharmaceutical, medical device and biotechnology companies
A placement agent in connection with a private investment in public equity (PIPE) by a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company
A national bank in its strategic investments in financial technology, big data analytics and business payments companies
Family offices and funds in their investments in emerging companies
A multinational networking and telecommunications company in its strategic investments in emerging technology companies
A medical device company in its public offering of common stock and warrants
Sale of a publicly traded manufacturer and supplier of spray foam insulation and coatings for the construction industry
$212.5 million issuance of debt and equity in connection with a prepackaged Chapter 11 reorganization of a satellite communications and network infrastructure services company to the telecommunications industry
A manufacturer and commercial provider of advanced prescription lenses, finished eyewear and vision technologies in a series of debt financings
A national bank in an initial public offering by a national securities exchange
A provider of human capital management software in a follow-on common stock offering
A clinical stage biopharmaceutical company in its reverse merger with a publicly traded company
Selling stockholders in a follow-on offering by a technology solutions provider to the global travel and tourism industry
A publicly traded seismic services company in its registered stock-for-stock merger with a publicly traded company
A telecom network infrastructure services company in a proposed initial public offering
A telecom network infrastructure services company in its registered A/B exchanges of debt
Acquisition of an in-building wireless services company
A telecom network infrastructure services company in its 144A offering of high-yield debt
A financial holding company in its registered sale to a publicly traded company
A publicly traded golf equipment manufacturer in its sale to an international sporting goods conglomerate
A national bank in a follow-on offering by an exploration and production company
A national bank in an initial public offering by a provider of foreign exchange trading solutions
A financial holding company in its sale of preferred stock
A telecom network infrastructure services company in its 144A offering of high-yield debt
A publicly traded broker-dealer in its registered public sale by merger to a publicly traded investment bank
An exploration and production company in its registered debt offering
Articles

The SEC Simplifies and Updates Disclosure Requirements
Haynes and Boone, LLP, October 2018

On November 5, 2018, the amendments recently adopted by the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) to update and simplify certain disclosure requirements will become effective...

SEC Expands Smaller Reporting Company Definition and Issues New Small Entity Compliance Guide
Haynes and Boone, LLP, August 2018

On June 28, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) adopted amendments to expand the definition of a “smaller reporting company” (“SRC”) to include companies with public floats of less than $250 million and higher annual revenues. The staff provided additional guidance on the amended definition on August 10, 2018 through the adoption of a new small entity compliance guide...

SEC Issues New Interpretive Guidance on Public Company Cybersecurity Disclosures
Haynes and Boone, LLP, March 2018

On February 21, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) issued interpretive guidance to assist public companies in preparing disclosures concerning cybersecurity risks and incidents...

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