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Peter M. Astiz

Peter M. Astiz

DLA Piper LLP (US)

East Palo Alto, CA, USA


Peter Astiz focuses on general counsel services for high technology companies; private and public financing transactions; and mergers and acquisitions. 

Peter represents both issuers and underwriters in initial public offerings and follow-on offerings as well as convertible debt offerings under Rule 144A. Among his many IPOs, Peter represented salesforce.com in the first SaaS IPO and the underwriters in connection with the Groupon IPO. He also represents buyers and sellers in public and private merger and acquisition transactions. Peter also represents issuers and venture capitalists in venture capital and other private placement financings.

Peter was previously Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel of Emusic.com (Nasdaq:EMUS).

CREDENTIALS

Education

University of San Francisco (1982) J.D.
Articles Editor, Law Review

University of California at Berkeley (1979) B.S.
Business Administration, specializations in accounting and finance

Admissions

California

Peter M. Astiz is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Venture Capital Advanced Exit Strategies - Advanced Venture Capital 2016, Wednesday, December 07, 2016
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters The Initial Public Offering Process - Advanced Venture Capital 2016, Wednesday, December 07, 2016
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Venture Capital Advanced Exit Strategies - Venture Capital Advanced Exit Strategies , Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Transcripts  Transcripts Venture Capital Advanced Exit Strategies - Venture Capital Advanced Exit Strategies , Wednesday, December 07, 2016
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Venture Capital Advanced Exit Strategies - Venture Capital Advanced Exit Strategies , Wednesday, December 07, 2016
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Advanced Venture Capital 2016, Tuesday, December 13, 2016, San Francisco, CA
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