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Alexander M. Bowling

Associate
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Patricia Gibson
Phone: 919.838.2093
pgibson@smithlaw.com
 

Overview

Alex Bowling joined Smith Anderson in 2013. He practices in the areas of securities law, corporate law, and mergers and acquisitions. Alex regularly represents companies of all sizes, from start-up and growth companies to large public corporations, with a particular emphasis on public offerings and private placements of securities, corporate governance and compliance matters. He also advises on corporate transactions, including asset purchases and dispositions and strategic collaborations.

Alex regularly speaks and writes on recent developments in the areas of corporate and securities law, including recent SEC rules permitting small public offerings under Regulation A, Regulation Crowdfunding and related securities registration exemptions, as well as SEC-rule making affecting SEC reporting companies.

Prior to joining Smith Anderson, Alex was a high school teacher in Raleigh, N.C.

  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • North Carolina Issue Editor and Staff Member, North Carolina Law Review, 2011-2013

Experience

Experience

  • Advised a semiconductor and global solid state LED lighting manufacturing company in an agreement to purchase the assets of the radio frequency (RF) power business of a publicly traded semiconductor company for $345 million in cash
  • Advised a publicly traded financial institution and its wholly owned subsidiary in reaching an agreement to be acquired by another publicly owned financial institution in a transaction valued at approximately $124 million
  • Represented a global solid state LED lighting and semiconductor manufacturing company in connection with its announced agreement for its $850 million sale of assets to a publicly traded German semiconductor company. The transaction was terminated before completion due to regulatory considerations
  • Represented first North Carolina company to launch a Title III Regulation Crowdfunding offering
  • Represented a real estate micro-lending crowdfunding platform in qualification with the SEC and NASAA of Regulation A offering
  • Represented a leading private company provider of pharmaceutical product access support services in its acquisition by a private equity fund in a $206 million reverse triangular merger

  • Advises NYSE- and Nasdaq-listed public companies in various industries with respect to public disclosure and securities law compliance matters, NYSE and Nasdaq listing requirements, corporate governance, and general corporate matters

  • Represented Nasdaq-listed pharmaceutical company in connection with an acquisition of a drug product license

  • Represented Nasdaq-listed medical device company in connection with a public equity line financing
  • Represented a global solid state LED lighting and semiconductor manufacturing company in a Hong Kong joint venture to sell mid-power lighting class LED packaged products
  • Represented a national venture capital fund in multiple early stage investments in technology and life science portfolio companies
  • Advised provider of software and services for repossession management and remarketing in acquisition by a private equity group
  • Advised angel fund in multiple early stage preferred stock financings
  • Advised publicly traded financial institution in connection with subscription rights offering and concurrent private placement standby offering
  • Advised publicly traded financial institution in connection with a private subordinated promissory note refinancing transaction
  • Advised an emerging biotechnology company developing CRISPR-Cas3-engineered precision antibacterial products in its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of a biotechnology company, including its high-throughput bacteriophage (“phage”) discovery platform

News & Publications

Events & Webinars

Events

Bar & Court Admissions

  • North Carolina

Education

University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D., with high honors, 2013

  • The Order of the Coif
  • Dean’s List
  • Gressman-Pollitt Award for Excellence in Oral Advocacy

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, M.A.T., 2006

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A., History, with distinction, 2005

  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Golden Key International Honour Society
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