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 40 SPAC IPOs in the last four 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

Daniel's experience includes:

  • Represented Jefferies LLC in the $135.7 million initial public offering of Research Alliance Corp. I
  • Represented Jefferies LLC in the $334.2 million initial public offering of Tailwind Acquisition Corp.
  • Represented HighCape Capital Acquisition Corp. in its $115 million initial public offering
  • Represented Falcon Capital Acquisition Corp. in its $345 million initial public offering
  • Represented Citigroup and Barclays in the $277.5 million initial public offering of ArcLight Clean Transition Corp.
  • Represented Citigroup, Credit Suisse and Goldman Sachs in the $816.8 million initial public offering of Apollo Strategic Growth Capital
  • Represented UBS and BTIG in the $595 million initial public offering of Bridgetown Holdings Limited
  • Represented dMY Technology Group, Inc. III in its $300 million initial public offering
  • Represented Zanite Acquisition Corp. in its $230 million initial public offering
  • Represented Citigroup in the $206.5 million initial public offering of Omnichannel Acquisition Corp.
  • Represented Citigroup, Credit Suisse and Cowen in the $345 million initial public offering of Spartan Acquisition Corp. II
  • Represented B. Riley in the $143.8 million initial public offering of Seaport Global Acquisition Corp.
  • Represented Forum Merger III Corporation in its $250 million initial public offering
  • Represented Goldman Sachs in the $215 million initial public offering of one
  • Represented dMY Technology Group, Inc. II in its $276 million initial public offering
  • Represented Colonnade Acquisition Corp. in its $200 million initial public offering
  • Represented Goldman Sachs in the $500 million initial public offering of RedBall Acquisition Corp.
  • Represented FS Development Corp. in its $105 million initial public offering
  • Represented Citigroup, Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan in the $2.07 billion initial public offering of Churchill Capital Corp IV
  • Represented Deerfield Healthcare Technology Acquisitions Corp. in its $143.8 million initial public offering
  • Represented D8 Holdings Corp. in its $345 million initial public offering
  • Represented BTIG in the $143.7 million initial public offering of Malacca Straits Acquisition Company Limited
  • Represented Hudson Executive Investment Corp. in its $414 million initial public offering*
  • Represented B. Riley Principal Merger Corp. II in its $175 million initial public offering*
  • Represented Jefferies LLC in the $200 million initial public offering of Live Oak Acquisition Corp.*
  • Represented Flying Eagle Acquisition Corp. in its $690 million initial public offering*
  • Represented dMY Technology Group, Inc. in its $230 million initial public offering*
  • Represented B. Riley Principal Merger Corp. in its business combination with Alta Equipment Group Inc.*
  • Represented Boxwood Merger Corp. in its business combination with Atlas Technical Consultants, Inc.*
  • Represented Citigroup and Goldman Sachs in the $1.1 billion initial public offering for Churchill Capital Corp III*
  • Represented CITIC Capital Acquisition Corp. in its $276 million initial public offering*
  • Represented Jefferies LLC in the $172.5 million initial public offering for LGL Systems Acquisition Corp.*
  • Represented Netfin Acquisition Corp. in its $253 million initial public offering*
  • Represented Citigroup in the $690 million initial public offering for Churchill Capital Corp II*
  • Represented Diamond Eagle Acquisition Corp. in its $400 million initial public offering*
  • Represented Landcadia Holdings II, Inc. in its $316.3 million initial public offering*
  • Represented B. Riley Principal Merger Corp. in its $143.8 million initial public offering*
  • Represented Graf Industrial Corp. in its $243.8 million initial public offering*
  • Represented Collier Creek Holdings in its $440 million initial public offering*
  • Represented Citigroup in the $690 million initial public offering for Churchill Capital Corp*
  • Represented Jefferies LLC in the $200 million initial public offering for Forum Merger II Corporation*
  • Represented New Frontier Corporation in its $287.5 million initial public offering*
  • Represented Cantor Fitzgerald in the $208 million initial public offering for Mudrick Capital Acquisition Corporation*
  • Represented Platinum Eagle Acquisition Corp. in its $325 million initial public offering*
  • Represented Industrea Acquisition Corp. in its $180 million initial public offering*
  • Represented Citigroup, Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse in the $377.3 million initial public offering for Kayne Anderson Acquisition Corp*
  • Represented GTY Technology Holdings Inc. in its $552 million initial public offering*
  • Represented Landcadia Holdings, Inc. in its $250 million initial public offering*
  • Represented CF Corporation in its $690 million initial public offering*

* 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