Daniel Nussen

Counsel, Los Angeles

Biography

Overview

Daniel Nussen is a member of the Firm's Capital Markets practice. Daniel has extensive experience representing special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) sponsors, investors and underwriters in initial public offerings (IPOs) and business combinations, including leading over 60 SPAC IPOs in the last six years with sponsor teams from across the globe and a wide variety of industries.

Daniel regularly advises clients on the legal and regulatory issues in SPAC IPOs and business combinations, and has developed a deep knowledge of, and published articles on, the business issues, marketing strategies and related industry and sector-specific considerations for the success of SPACs.

Daniel previously spent three years in the in-house legal department of a major financial institution.

Bars and Courts
California State Bar
New York State Bar
Education
JD
New York University School of Law
BA
Northwestern University
Languages
English

Experience

SPAC Initial Public Offerings

  • Represented Soaring Eagle Acquisition Corp. in its $1.725 billion initial public offering.
  • Represented Forum Merger IV Corporation in its $336 million initial public offering.
  • Represented ScION Tech Growth II in its $345 million initial public offering.
  • Represented Zanite Acquisition Corp. in its $230 million initial public offering.
  • Represented Citigroup, J.P. Morgan, Goldman Sachs and BofA Securities and in the $1.38 billion initial public offering of Churchill Capital Corp VII.
  • Represented Deutsche Bank, Barclays and Credit Suisse in the $690 million initial public offering of Apollo Strategic Growth Capital II.

SPAC Business Combinations

  • Represented Colonnade Acquisition Corp. in its $1.57 billion business combination with Ouster, Inc.
  • Represented B. Riley Principal Merger Corp. in its $540 million business combination with Alta Equipment Group Inc.*
  • Represented Boxwood Merger Corp. in its $654.5 million business combination with Atlas Technical Consultants, Inc.*
  • Represented GTY Technology Holdings Inc. in its $560 million business combination with six target businesses.*

* Matters prior to joining White & Case

Publications

"Private Equity Funds Drive Transformation of SPACs," Bloomberg Law, March 2018

"SPACs: Overview," Practical Law, Practice Note, December 2015