Heather Ashour

Heather Ashour

Senior Associate

Heather Ashour represents public and private companies, investors, and underwriters in a wide variety of corporate and financial transactions, including public and private mergers and acquisitions and public and private offerings of debt and equity securities. Ms. Ashour also provides ongoing advice to clients regarding corporate governance and general corporate and securities matters. As part of her corporate governance practice, she advises public companies on compliance and governance matters arising out of federal securities laws, state corporate law, and stock exchange regulations. Ms. Ashour has particular experience with clients engaged in the energy industry, including oil and gas exploration and production, midstream, oilfield services, and related sectors.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Ashour worked in the Houston office of another international law firm.

Experience

  • CuriosityStream, the first streaming media company devoted to factual entertainment, in its combination with Software Acquisition Group, Inc., a special purpose acquisition company, at an equity valuation of $512 million.

  • CuriosityStream in a $100 million registered offering of common stock.

  • National Securities Clearing Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation, in multiple notes offerings for aggregate proceeds of approximately $4 billion, including its inaugural offering of $2 billion aggregate principal amount of 1.200% and 1.500% senior notes pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S.

  • CuriosityStream in a Rule 144A and Reg D offering of $145 million Series A Convertible Preferred Stock.
  • Resolute Energy Corporation in its private placement of $75 million aggregate principal amount of its 8.50% senior notes due 2020.

 

  • Resolute Energy Corporation in shareholder activism defense.
  • Counsel to issuers and underwriters on US IPOs, secondary equity offerings, and investment grade and high yield debt offerings.*
  • Regular outside securities and governance counsel to multiple issuers.*
  • Counsel to shareholders and conflicts committees in public company mergers.*

* Reflects representations undertaken at previous firm.

Credentials

Education
  • JD, University of Texas School of Law, 2011, with honors
  • BA, Rice University, 2006, cum laude
Admissions
  • Colorado
  • Texas
Activities
  • Member, Texas Law Denver Steering Committee
  • Board Member, Civic Center Conservancy
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