Joe Dannenmaier

Consulting Counsel
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Overview

Joe Dannenmaier is a corporate attorney in Holland & Knight's Dallas office. Mr. Dannenmaier's principal areas of practice include mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and securities offerings.

Mr. Dannenmaier advises managements and boards of directors of public and private companies. He has experience representing numerous clients in the oil and gas industry as well as clients in consumer products, cement, steel, transportation, technology, distribution and services.

In addition, Mr. Dannenmaier handles securities offerings, including initial public offerings (IPOs), 144A transactions and other public and private equity and debt offerings. He advises boards of directors on acquisitions and change of control strategies, interested shareholder and director transactions, and corporate governance matters.

Mr. Dannenmaier practiced at Thompson & Knight in Dallas for more than 35 years prior to the firm's merger with Holland & Knight. After law school, he clerked for the Honorable Tom Clark of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in Atlanta.

Representative Experience

  • Negotiated a tender offer for public company with enterprise value exceeding $4.5 billion
  • Represented the majority owners in the sale of private company to a consortium led by a Singaporean fund; transaction valued at $3.7 billion
  • Handled the merger of a company with a $500 million enterprise value and in initial public offering (IPO) registration, into a public company with a $3 billion market capitalization
  • Handled the combination of a company with a $400 million enterprise value, with another company with a $1 billion enterprise value
  • Handled the merger of a public company with a $2.1 billion enterprise value, into another public company with a $2.5 billion enterprise value
  • Handled the combination of a publicly traded partnership and two private partnerships into one publicly traded partnership worth $400 million
  • Negotiated a tender offer by one public company for another worth $200 million
  • Handled the acquisition by a public company through merger and asset purchase of a private company worth $200 million
  • Handled the sale of private company to public company worth $300 million
  • Negotiated a tender offer by one public company for another worth $150 million
  • Handled the acquisition by a public company of division from public company worth $300 million
  • Handled the combination of a public company with division of another public company worth $800 million
  • Represented a public company as it acquired another for $60 million
  • Negotiated a tender offer for $50 million

  • Represented the issuer in an initial public offering (IPO) for $690 million, terminated in registration by sale
  • Represented the issuer in an IPO for $100 million
  • Represented the issuer in an IPO of company with a $500 million enterprise value, terminated in registration by merger
  • Represented the issuer in an IPO for $240 million
  • Represented the issuer in an IPO for $50 million
  • Represented the issuer in an IPO for $55 million
  • Represented the issuer in an IPO for $28 million
  • Represented the issuer in an IPO for $160 million
  • Represented the underwriters of an IPO for $50 million
  • Represented the underwriters of an IPO for $190 million

  • Represented the issuer of a 144A offering of non-investment grade debt for $300 million
  • Represented the issuer of a 144A offering of non-investment grade debt by a private company for $550 million
  • Represented the issuer of a public offering of investment grade debt for $850 million
  • Represented the issuer of a 144A offering of non-investment grade debt for $650 million
  • Represented the issuer of a follow-on public stock offering for $290 million
  • Represented the issuer of a follow-on public stock offering for $176 million public
  • Represented the issuer of a follow-on public offering of non-investment grade debt for $300 million
  • Represented the issuer of a follow-on public stock offering for $100 million
  • Represented the issuer of a public offering of investment grade debt for $1 billion
  • Represented the issuer of a 144A offering of high-yield debt for $300 million
  • Represented the issuer of a follow-on public stock offering for $65 million
  • Handled a private offering of limited partnership interests to private equity and institutional investors for $1 billion
  • Represented the issuer of a 144A offering of non-investment grade debt for $125 million
  • Represented the issuer of a 144A equity offering for $180 million and subsequent registration
  • Represented the issuer of a follow-on public stock offering for $90 million
  • Handled the spin-off by a public company with a $2.2 billion enterprise value, of subsidiary in different industry, including debt offerings by each company ($300 million and $350 million) and debt tender offer ($600 million)
  • Represented the issuer of a overnight follow-on public stock offering for $23 million
  • Represented the issuer of a 144A offering of investment grade debt for $200 million
  • Represented the issuer of a 144A offering of non-investment grade debt for $600 million
  • Represented the issuer of a tender offer for senior notes for $285 million

Credentials

Education
  • Yale Law School, J.D.
  • The University of Chicago, B.A.
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Texas
Honors & Awards
  • The Best Lawyers in America guide, Corporate Law, 2006-2023
  • Best Lawyers in Dallas, D Magazine, Corporate Securities/Capital Markets, 2017-2018
  • The Legal 500 USA, M&A/Corporate and Commercial: M&A – Middle-Market (Sub-$500m), 2016-2018
  • Texas Super Lawyers magazine, Securities & Corporate Finance, Business/Corporate, 2003-2018

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