John F. Cannon is chair of Stradling's Securities Litigation and Enforcement practice group and a member of the firm's Board of Directors. He is the former chair of the Litigation department and a former Executive Committee member.
Represented Gobiquity, a provider of a mobile application for early detection and treatment of eye diseases, in connection with securing a $500,000 bridge financing from lead investor, InterWest Partners.
Represented Endologix, Inc. (NASDAQ: ELGX) in its $170 million credit facility with Deerfield Management, a leading healthcare investment organization. Under the facility, Deerfield provided Endologix with up to $170 million in funding through a $120 million six-year secured term loan and a $50 million three-year secured asset-based revolving line of credit.
Represented Ansun Biopharma Inc. in connection with its Convertible Note Financing. Ansun Biopharma is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company that focuses on developing unique host-directed anti-viral therapies for respiratory viruses.
Represented Fragmob, LLC in connection with its Senior Revenue Participation Note and Warrant Financing. Fragmob is a San Diego-based developer of direct selling mobile technology. Fragmob’s mobile platform is specifically designed to engage the average person to drive sales and improve retention.
Represented Abimmune Biopharma Inc. in connection with its Convertible Note Financing. Abimmune Biopharma is a startup company that focuses on generating novel nanobody based drug candidates against a wide spectrum of high-value immunomodulatory and oncology targets related to T lymphocytes, solid tumors, and tumor stem cells.
Represented Evasyst, Inc. in securing $652,500 of convertible debt financing from a venture capital firm and angel investors. Evasyst is the developer of an online platform that creates a competitive gaming environment for users who are looking to connect with others online.
Represented Vala Sciences, Inc. in connection with its Convertible Note Financing. Vala Sciences is a San diego-based biotechnology company that focuses on developing and commercializing cell-image-based instrumentation, reagents and analysis software tools for academic, pharmaceutical and biotechnology scientists.
Represented Tenex Health, Inc. in connection with its credit agreement with SWK Funding, which provides for $9 million of term loans to refinance existing indebtedness and for working capital.
Represented SGF Advisors (CI) Ltd., a Luxembourg-based private equity fund, purchased $7.5 million of convertible secured promissory notes of Optimal Strategix Group, Inc., a digital marketing consulting and analytics company based in Newtown, Pennsylvania.
Represented Media Properties Holdings, Inc. (MPH) in its sale to Cannella Response Television, subject to adjustments.
MPH is the parent company to the nation’s leading, automated advertising platform AdMore, as well as top short-form, direct-response provider REVShare and its proprietary network of more than 1,700 local broadcast stations, national cable networks, cable systems, cable interconnects and program syndicators across the United States.
Represented Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc. (NSDQ:TNDM) in its Third Amendment to its Amended and Restated Term Loan Agreement with Capital Royalty Partners II L.P. and its affiliate funds.
Advised Corbel Structured Equity Partners on a structured investment into Brooklyn Brands in the form of senior secured debt and preferred equity to support the growth of the company. Brooklyn Brands, LLC, a portfolio company of independent sponsor
Represented private equity firm in connection with its controlling investment in a storage and organization business, the proceeds of which, together with debt financing, were used to fund a special distribution to the prior owner.
Represented Dental Lab Holdings, a portfolio company of Beacon Bay Holdings, a private investment firm based in Newport Beach, in its acquisition of the assets of All-Dent Ceramic Studios, Inc., a company engaged in the business of operating as a full service dental laboratory.
Represented DynTek Services, Inc., an IT consulting and system integration services company, in its $30 million senior secured credit agreement with Opus Bank.
Stradling client Dental Lab Holdings, a portfolio company of Beacon Bay Holdings, a private investment firm based in Newport Beach, refinanced its existing credit facility for future permitted acquisitions.
Endologix (NASDAQ: ELGX) established a $20 million bilateral revolving credit facility with Bank of America, which refinanced in full their prior Wells Fargo facility.
Represented Hanley Wood, a portfolio company of Oaktree Capital Management, in connection with its entry into a credit agreement with Webster Bank, National Association in order to borrow funds to pay a dividend and for future acquisitions.