Victor Semah

Miami,  FL  U.S.A.

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Experience & Credentials

Practice Areas

  • Corporate & Securities
  • Global Securities
  • Emerging Technology
Contact InfoTelephone: 305.579.7897
Fax: 305.579.0717
University City University of New York at Baruch College, B.A., magna cum laude, 2003
Law SchoolBoston University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2006 Member, International Law Journal
Admitted2007, New York; 2012, Florida

Victor Semah represents public and private companies in a variety of corporate finance and merger and acquisition transactions. In the area of corporate finance, he has represented issuers, underwriters and placement agents in public and private equity offerings totaling approximately $750 million, including IPOs, follow-on offerings, at-the-market offerings, registered direct offerings, registered shelf offerings and PIPE offerings. In the area of mergers and acquisitions, Victor has represented public and private companies in the purchase and sale of businesses in a number of industries and with varying transaction sizes. Victor also regularly counsels public companies on SEC reporting and compliance matters.

Areas of Concentration

•Public and private offerings
•Mergers and acquisitions
•SEC reporting and compliance

Awards & Recognition

•Finalist, Daily Business Review, Top Dealmaker of the Year - Corporate Finance Category, 2013
•Team Member, Corporate Board Member magazine and FTI Consulting Inc., one of America's Best Corporate Law Firms, 13th Annual Legal Industry Study, 2013

Associated News & Events

Press Releases

07.15.15 Greenberg Traurig Ranked a Leading Firm for PIPE Transactions In First Half of 2015 by Sagient Research Systems
02.18.14 Greenberg Traurig Elevates Eight Attorneys to Shareholder, One to Of Counsel at its Florida Offices in Miami, Orlando, and West Palm Beach
11.22.13 Greenberg Traurig Recognized at Annual Americas M&A Atlas Awards
09.23.13 The American Lawyer Ranks Greenberg Traurig Miami's Summer Associate Program First Overall Among Miami Firms
05.20.13 25 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Recognized by Daily Business Review During its 2013 Top Dealmakers of the Year Awards Ceremony
05.31.12 Greenberg Traurig Listed as a Top Corporate Firm for the 10th Time in Corporate Board Member magazine

Reported CasesSignificant Representations: Equity Financing Transactions; Represented Integrity Applications, Inc. (OTCBB: IGAP) in an $8.5 million equity private placement of its Series B 5.5% Convertible Preferred Stock.; Represented PV Nano Cell Ltd., an Israeli private company, in a private placement of its ordinary shares in the United States.; Represented Orbimed Israel in a PIPE investment in Red Hill BioPharma Ltd. (NASDAQ: RDHL; TASE: RDHL); Represented OpKo Health, Inc. in an investment in RXI Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: RXII) and the transfer of certain technology and sale of certain assets to RXI.; Represented Qualmetrix, Inc. in a Series A equity financing round.; Securities Offerings; Represented PROLOR Biotech, Inc. (NYSE MKT: PBTH) in a $37 million registered direct offering.; Represented Houlihan Lokey Capital, Inc., as representative of the underwriters in a $21.6 million underwritten follow-on offering by Homeowners Choice, Inc. (Nasdaq: HCII).; Represented Inhibitex, Inc. (formerly Nasdaq: INHX) in a $54 million overnight marketed offering; a $23 million PIPE offering; and a $20 million at-the-market offering.; Represented Banc of America Securities, Inc., as placement agent in a $300 million PIPE offering by Concho Resources, Inc. (NYSE: CXO).; Represented Bluefly, Inc. (Nasdaq: BFLY) in an equity financing with Rho Ventures.; Represented Portfolio Recovery Associates, Inc. in a $75 million underwritten follow-on offering.; Represented B&G Foods, Inc. (NYSE: BGS) in its $200 million initial public offering of equity securities.; Mergers and Acquisitions; Represented Metropolitan Health Networks, Inc. in its $850 million sale to Humana, Inc.; Represented the founders of Mighty Leaf Teas in connection with the sale of the company to Peet's Coffee & Tea.; Represented OpKo Health, Inc. (NYSE: OPK) in its acquisition of Claros Diagnostics, Inc. a private company engaged in the development and marketing of medical diagnostic devices.; Represented Prodigy Health Group, Inc. in its acquisition of Administrative Enterprises, Inc.; Represented Knott Asset Management in its acquisition of the separate account and mutual fund investment management business of Knott Capital Management.; Represented a publicly held life sciences company in a going-private transaction.; Represented Datascope Corporation (formerly Nasdaq: DSCP) in its $865 million sale to Swedish health care equipment maker Getinge AB and prior acquisitions and dispositions, including the $202 million sale of its patient monitoring division to China-based Mindray Medical International, Inc. and the $24 million sale of its vascular closure business to St. Jude Medical, Inc.; Represented Apollo Health Street Limited in its acquisition of Zavata Inc. for $170 million.; Recapitalizations and Restructurings; Represented Steel Partners in the $300 million recapitalization of indebtedness of its portfolio company, WHX Corporation (Nasdaq: WXCO).; Represented a committee of bondholders in the restructuring of the outstanding indebtedness of the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians, the first known restructuring of a Native American casino debt.; The above representations were handled by Mr. Semah prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, P.A.
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Victor Semah

333 SE 2nd Avenue, Suite 4400
MiamiFL 33131


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