Dave Horin

Partner

Panelist

WilliamsMarston

Dave brings 30 years of financial consulting and executive management experience to WilliamsMarston LLC. Prior to WilliamsMarston, Dave was the Founder and Managing Partner of Chord Advisors, LLC, a boutique accounting advisory firm serving more than 400 pre-IPO, public and private equity-backed growth companies on a variety of technical accounting, SEC reporting and capital markets transactions. During his time at Chord Advisors, Dave also served as the interim Chief Financial Officer for a biotechnology company advising them through a period of significant growth and transformation until their eventual sale to a large public pharmaceutical company. His broad industry experience includes life sciences, technology, financial services, media and entertainment.

Topic

9:05 AM - 9:35 AM

Thursday June 16, 2022

Fostering Clear Communication with Retail SPAC Investors

  • Investor lawsuits against de-SPACed companies are on the rise
  • Marketing vigorously, making robust projections, avoiding hyperbole
  • Issuing regular updates and press releases
  • Rock the vote: Ensuring retail investors participate in shareholder meetings and merger votes
4:15 PM - 5:05 PM

Wednesday June 23, 2021

SPAC Incentive Structure

  • Aligning executive compensation with post-merger performance
  • Factors to consider when negotiating incentive deals
  • Issues of change-in-control (CiC)
  • Determining whether the target has appropriate compensation programs to attract and retain talent
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