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Leah Neumann

Associate

555 17th Street, Suite 3200, Denver, CO 80202

Leah advises private and publicly traded companies and institutional investors on a range of matters including debt and equity capital markets transactions, private securities offerings, fund investments, securities compliance, and corporate governance.

She advises companies at all stages of growth, helping them successfully raise capital, complete investments, and comply with regulatory requirements. She offers pragmatic and strategic counsel to clients while advising on a variety of corporate transactions by developing close working relationships with clients to understand their unique business challenges and opportunities.

Prior to joining Holland & Hart, Leah worked in the Securities Division at Goldman Sachs & Co.

Experience

Securities and Capital Markets:
  • Debt and equity registered offerings
  • At-the-market (ATM) offerings
  • Initial Public Offerings and Secondary Offerings
  • Follow-on Offerings
  • Private placements, including PIPE transactions
  • Securities law compliance and governance
  • Proxy Contests
  • Financial reporting and disclosure
  • NYSE and NASDAQ listing advice
  • Corporate governance

Emerging Growth and Venture Capital:
  • Corporate entity formation, conversion and liquidation
  • Seed and venture capital financings
Finance:
  • Term and revolving credit facilities, representing borrowers
  • Debt offerings in the capital markets and private debt transactions, representing borrowers

Fund Formation:
  • Fund formation
  • Manager and institutional investor representation

Client Results

Securities and Capital Markets Experience
  • DCP Midstream, LP in its underwritten offering of $150 million issuance of 7.875% Series B Fixed-to-Floating Rate Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Units.

  • DCP Midstream, LP in its underwritten offering of $100 million of 7.95% Series C Fixed-to-Floating Rate Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Units.

  • DCP Midstream, LP in connection with the issuance by DCP Midstream Operating, LP of $500 million aggregate principal amount of its 5.625% senior notes.
  • DCP Midstream, LP in its commencement of a $750 million at-the-market offering.

  • DCP Midstream, LP in connection with the follow-on issuance by DCP Midstream Operating, LP of $325 million aggregate principal amount of 5.375% senior notes.
  • DCP Midstream, LP in connection with the issuance by DCP Midstream Operating, LP of $600 million aggregate principal amount of its 5.125% senior notes.
  • DCP Midstream, LP in connection with the issuance by DCP Midstream Operating, LP of $500 million aggregate principal amount of 5.375% senior notes.
  • A bank holding company in connection with its issuance of $200 million fixed-to-fixed rate subordinated notes.
  • SM Energy in connection with offers to exchange outstanding senior unsecured notes for newly issued 10% senior secured second lien notes, resulting in reduction of the company's total indebtedness by $272 million.
  • SM Energy in its sale of $500 million in new senior notes, and related tender offer for and redemption of $350 million in outstanding senior notes.
  • SM Energy Company in connection with its $2.5 billion senior secured revolving credit facility from a syndicate of banks.

  • Representation of well-known seasoned issuers, accelerated filers, non-accelerated filers, smaller reporting companies and emerging growth companies in all aspects of reporting under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
Emerging Growth and Venture Capital
  • IMA Financial Group, Inc. an insurance brokerage firm, in connection with the spin off and series seed preferred equity financing of Highwing, Inc., an insurance tech software company.
  • An investment company in connection with its lead investment of $17 million in the Series A preferred equity financing of a shared electric vehicle service.
  • An educational technology company with a reorganization and seed financing.
  • Kokopelli Outdoor, Inc. in connection with a convertible note financing and a series seed preferred equity financing, raising approximately $1.1 million.
  • ServiceCore, Inc. in connection with its Series A preferred equity financing and a related reorganization
Mergers, Acquisitions, and Strategic Transactions
  • A managed security services provider in connection with its acquisition for approximately $40.8 million in cash and stock by Presidio.

  • Tax Guard in connection with its closing of a financial investment by Falfurrias Capital Partners.

  • eLum Technologies, Inc. in the sale 100% of its issued and outstanding shares of capital stock to a Cayman Islands exempted limited partnership.

  • Alianza, Inc. in its acquisition of CounterPath Corporation in a take-private acquisition.

  • A technology company in a statutory forward triangular merger.

Industries

Education

Bar Admissions

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • Leeds Alumni Mentorship Program, Mentor
  • Denver Botanic Gardens, Volunteer
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