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Daniel C. Persinger

Senior Counsel | Email

  • Grand Rapids

    t. +1.616.752.2353

    f. +1.616.752.2500

Biography

Dan Persinger focuses his practice on public company securities law (focusing on governance and disclosure), public and private offerings, mergers and acquisitions, commercial contracts and general corporate matters. He has experience with public and private offerings of equity and debt securities, Exchange Act compliance (including disclosure, insider trading, shareholder initiatives and proxy contests), corporate defense strategies and tactics, asset acquisitions and divestitures and commercial contracts. Dan also advises nonprofit entities regarding the issuance of socially responsible investment products and compliance matters. He has served as vice president assistant general counsel for a Fortune 500 Company for five years prior to resuming private practice in 2020.

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Education

  • University of Michigan J.D. 2004 magna cum laude
  • Harvard University B.A. 1997 cum laude

Admitted

  • 2004, Michigan

Bar Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Michigan

Experience

  • Advises public companies regarding corporate governance, Exchange Act compliance, disclosure matters (with emphasis on executive compensation disclosure), insider trading, shareholder relations, proxy contests, disclosure for bank holding companies and corporate defense mechanisms

Representative Transactions
  Securities Offerings

  • $50 million note offering in a private exchange and purchase transaction

  • $41 million common stock offering for a public bank holding company

  • Private placement of bank holding company common stock

  • $20 million secondary public offering of common stock

  • $25 million bond offering for an international conservation organization

  • Issuer's counsel for $250 million registered bond offering

  • Issuer's counsel for $110 million private placement of convertible bonds

  • $30 million credit facility and private equity investment offering registered with the State of Michigan

  • Issuer’s counsel in a $6 million intrastate securities offering registered with the State of Michigan

  Other Transactions

  • Acquisitions in excess of $100 million for a publicly traded wholesaler

  • Supply, distribution and logistics agreements for global manufacturers, with special emphasis on medical devices and the health care industry

  • Represented buyers and sellers in mergers and acquisitions in the software, pharmaceutical, automotive and retail industries

Honors & Awards

  • Crain's Detroit Rising Star, 2016
  • Named as a Michigan Super Lawyer Rising Star, 2013
  • Order of the Coif

Publications

Leadership

Community Affiliations

  • St. Cecilia Music Center
    Board of Directors (2012-Present)

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