Cooley U: Evaluating the Opportunity for a Reverse Merger

01/23/2018 - 11:30am to 1:30pm
JLABS in San Diego 3210 Merryfield Row San Diego, CA
Event Description: 

Reverse mergers can be an effective tool for management to increase value and liquidity for companies in need of capital. In the past year, several life sciences companies have successfully accessed public markets through reverse merger transactions. What factors should you consider in evaluating whether a reverse merger is a good option for your company? Join our panel of seasoned dealmakers who have directly led reverse merger transactions.

Discussion topics will include:

  • Assessing whether you are a reverse merger candidate and how to get ready
  • Preparing your financial statements, cap table and corporate governance matters
  • Selecting a target
  • Financing in the context of a reverse merger
  • Achieving success following a reverse merger

Rama Padmanabhan | Partner, Cooley LLP 
Joseph Payne | President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board, Arcturus Therapeutics Inc. read bio» 
Matt Silverman | Lawyer, Cooley LLP 

11:30AM | Registration Opens, Networking Lunch
12:00PM | Presentation and Q&A
1:00PM | Networking 
1:30PM | Program Close 

$15 | General Public
$10 | Student
$25 | At the Door 
Includes presentation, Q&A, and lunch. 


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