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Chris Myers

Partner

5441 Kietzke Lane, Suite 200, Reno, NV 89511
9555 Hillwood Drive, 2nd Floor, Las Vegas, NV 89134

Chris assists emerging and public companies alike on a wide range of corporate transactions.

Chris advises companies at all stages of growth, helping them successfully raise capital, complete acquisitions and divestitures, and comply with regulatory requirements. He also assists institutional investors in making private fund investments and counsels investment advisers in the formation and operation of private investment funds.

Prior to joining Holland & Hart, Chris was an associate in the Business and Finance Group at Ballard Spahr LLP where he practiced in the areas of securities, investment management, and mergers & acquisitions. Prior to that, he spent two years as a securities regulator with both the California and Nevada Securities Divisions.
 

Experience

Emerging Growth and Venture Capital Experience

Christopher has experience assisting clients on a widerange of corporate transactions including: 

  • Private equity investments
  • Private placements
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Hedge fund formation
  • Private equity fund formation
  • Fund of funds formation
  • Venture capital fund formation
Securities and Capital Markets Experience

Christopher assists public companies in all aspects of capital markets activity and compliance with federal and state securities laws:

  • 1934 Securities Exchange Act
  • 1933 Securities Act
     

Client Results

Emerging Growth and Venture Capital
  • Representation of wireless communication towers company in $143 million acquisition of tower assets, including a geographically diverse group of more than 200 tower sites.*

  • Representation of investment adviser in the formation of a $21 million family office fund.*

  • Representation of investment adviser in the formation of a $20 million private fund.*

  • Representation of film production company in $5 million private placement.*

  • Representation of investment funds in private equity, venture capital and fund of fund investments.

Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Representation of mining company in a $2.2 billion merger transaction.

  • Representation of waste disposal company in stock and asset purchase acquisitions.*

  • Representation of timeshare resorts company in $167.5 million acquisition of five vacation ownership resorts.*

  • Representation of timeshare resorts company in $85 million acquisition of six vacation ownership resorts.*

  • Representation of buyer in $5.2 billion acquisition of slot machine manufacturer. Representation of company in $24 million sale of membership interests.*

  • Representation of insurance company in $8.5 million sale of 51% equity stake.*

Securities and Capital Markets
  • Representation of oil and gas company in $552 million offering of common stock.

  • Representation of oil and gas company in $417 million offering of common stock.

  • Representation of underwriter in $1.5 billion note offering.*

  • Representation of medical device manufacturer in $25 million at-the-market offering.*

  • Representation of underwriter in $100 million at-the-market offering by large-scale utility company.*

  • Representation of well-known seasoned issuers, accelerated filers, non-accelerated filers, and smaller reporting companies in all aspects of reporting under the 1934 Securities Exchange Act.*

  • Representation of public reporting companies in proxy contests and associated litigation.

  • *Indicates a matter Chris worked on before joining Holland & Hart

News

Speaking Engagements

Education

Bar Admissions

Recognition

  • The Best Lawyers in America©, Corporate Law, 2023
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers® Rising Stars, Securities & Corporate Finance, 2016-2022
  • Vegas Inc, Top Lawyers, Up & Coming - Securities, 2020

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • State Bar of California, Member
  • State Bar of Nevada, Business Law Section, Member
  • Nevada Investment Management Professionals, Member
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