Evan Ng

Chair, Emerging Companies Practice at Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Evan Ng

Evan Ng

Chair, Emerging Companies Practice at Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Biography

Overview

EVAN HELPS EMERGING COMPANIES EXECUTE STRATEGIC FINANCING AND M&A TRANSACTIONS SO THEY CAN TAKE THEIR BUSINESS TO THE NEXT LEVEL.

Evan has substantial experience representing public and private life science and technology companies across a broad range of matters that include venture capital and private equity financings, initial public offerings, mergers and acquisitions and strategic technology transactions.

In addition to maintaining an active specialty practice focused on the life science industry, Evan frequently advises underwriters on public offerings and private equity sponsors in the negotiation and execution of buyout transactions. Evan also advises U.S. companies and investors with respect to operations and investments in China, and is fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin.

Evan is Co-Chair of the firm's life sciences and healthcare practice, Chair of the firm's Emerging Companies practice, and leads Dorsey’s Corporate practice in Northern California. Evan is a member of the firm’s Management Committee and oversees the firm's strategic growth.

Experience

Representative Experience

* Adiana in its acquisition by Cytyc
* Advanced Stent Technologies in its acquisition by Boston Scientific
* Applied Imaging in its acquisition by Genetix
* Global Post Ventures in its leveraged acquisition of Pacific Title & Art Studio from Safeguard Scientifics
* Occam Networks in its acquisition of Accelerated Networks
* Thermage in its initial public offering
* TogetherSoft in its acquisition by Borland

Evan has represented many investment banking clients in public offering transactions, including Citigroup, Cowen, HSBC, Lazard, and Merrill Lynch. Please find below a list of selected representations of Emerging Growth Companies:

* 3ware (funded by U.S. Venture Partners, VantagePoint Venture Partners, and others)
* Acclarent (funded by New Enterprise Associates, Versant Ventures, and others)
* Arkal Medical (funded by MedVenture Associates and Delphi Ventures)
* DFine (funded by Prospect Venture Partners and Vanguard Ventures)
* Diligent Software Systems (funded by Battery Ventures and Concord Ventures, and others)
* eFinance (funded by Sprout Group, NIF Ventures, and others)
* Endocyte (funded by Burrill & Company, Sanderling Ventures, and others)
* Fluid Medical (funded by ITX International)
* ForteBio (funded by Alloy Ventures, Vertical Group, and others)
* Metrika (funded by Oak Hill Venture Partners, Sutter Hill ventures, Three Arch Partners, and others)
* NeoTract (funded by New Enterprise Associates)
* NovoVascular (funded by Asset Management Company)
* Otismed Corporation (funded by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers)
* PolyRemedy (funded by MedVenture Associates)
* Revascular Therapeutics (funded by Latterell Venture Partners, and others)
* Rojo Networks (funded by Texas Pacific Group Ventures)

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Chair, Emerging Companies Practice
Current

Dorsey & Whitney LLP is a business law that provides legal solutions catering to the needs of business as they enter new markets, establish joint ventures overseas, and navigate international law. The company was founded in in 1912 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN.

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Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC is the premier legal advisor to technology and growth enterprises worldwide, as well as the investment banks and venture capital firms that finance them. Over the past five decades, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati has established its reputation by having an unmatched knowledge of its clients' industries and deep and long-standing contacts throughout the technology sector.The firm's legal expertise serves clients at all stages of growth, from venture-backed start-up companies to multibillion-dollar global enterprises. The firm's clients include some of the most recognized names in the technology, retail, life sciences, venture capital, and finance sectors.Their broad range of services and legal disciplines are focused on serving the principal challenges faced by management and the boards of directors of business enterprises. The firm is nationally recognized as a leader in corporate governance, public and private offerings of equity and debt securities, mergers and acquisitions, securities class action litigation, intellectual property litigation, joint ventures and strategic alliances, and technology licensing and other intellectual property transactions.The firm has offices in Austin, Georgetown, DE, Hong Kong, New York, Palo Alto, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Shanghai, and Washington, DC.

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Member, Management Committee
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Dorsey & Whitney LLP is a business law that provides legal solutions catering to the needs of business as they enter new markets, establish joint ventures overseas, and navigate international law. The company was founded in in 1912 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN.

Transactions
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Inogen, Inc. purchases New Aera, Inc. from Alumni Ventures Group LLC

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Cytyc Corporation purchases Adiana, Inc.

Awards & Honors
Admitted to the California Bar
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