Seth King is a member of the Firm’s corporate and securities group, working primarily in the areas of securities, mergers and acquisitions, commercial finance and general corporate and business law. Mr. King received his law degree in 2000, graduating magna cum laude from Brigham Young University’s J. Reuben Clark Law School, as a member of the Order of the Coif. He also received a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, cum laude, from Utah State University in 1997.
Mr. King was named one of the top corporate/mergers and acquisitions lawyers in Utah in the 2007-2016 editions of Chambers USA – America’s Leading Business Lawyers. He has continually been listed in Utah Business magazine as one of Utah’s Legal Elite in corporate law and transactions, and the 2008-2016 editions of Mountain States Super Lawyers. Mr. King was also listed in Best Lawyers in America 2015-2017.
Seth King is a member of the firm’s business transactions group, working primarily in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, securities, commercial finance and general corporate and business law.
Mr. King has participated in over 100 merger and acquisition transactions for public and private clients totaling over $10 billion in value, including stock and asset sales and purchases, mergers, leveraged buyouts and public and private tender offers. He has significant experience in all aspects of merger and acquisition transactions, including purchase agreement drafting and negotiation, due diligence investigations and disclosure schedule preparation, ancillary agreement drafting and transaction closings. He has had primary responsibility for several transactions totaling nearly $1 billion in value.
Mr. King has participated in filing several Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) forms and exemption applications with the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice in connection with antitrust compliance for transactions totaling over $4 billion in value and has overseen the filing of all HSR forms made by the firm since 2003.
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Seth King is a member of the firm’s corporate and securities group, working primarily in the areas of securities, mergers and acquisitions, commercial finance and general corporate and business law.
Mr. King has participated in over 60 securities offering transactions for public and private companies, including sales of common and preferred stock, senior, subordinated and convertible debt, venture capital and private equity funding, registered direct offerings, PIPE transactions, tender offers for public and private companies and public company going-private transactions.
Mr. King has been involved in approximately 10 public securities offerings totaling over $600 million in value. Mr. King has been involved in six public company tender offers totaling nearly $300 million, and also in going-private transactions under Exchange Act Rule 13E-3. Mr. King has participated in over 50 private securities offerings, including venture capital and private equity fundings, totaling over $1 billion in value.
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Mr. King has been involved in preparing and reviewing filings, reports and related materials pursuant to the Exchange Act and self-regulatory organizations for over 20 public companies, including SkyWest, Kinross Gold Corporation, Merit Medical Systems, Franklin Covey, 1-800 Contacts, VitalStream Holdings, Altair Nanotechnologies, Nevada Chemicals, Cimetrix Incorporated, Star Buffet, The SCO Group and Flanders Corporation.
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