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Austin Mercer



901 Main Street
Suite 6000
Dallas, TX 75202
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J.D., cum laude, Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law, Dallas, Texas, 2015, SMU International Law Review Association, Staff Editor
B.A., The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, 2011, Certificate of Business Foundations from McCombs School of Business
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Austin Mercer


Austin Mercer supports companies in mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, and other fundamental transactions. He also advises businesses on day-to-day matters, including corporate governance and commercial transactions. 


Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Counseled a private equity fund in connection with the acquisition of a majority interest in a late-stage venture capital portfolio company.
  • Assisted a software development company with its sale to a private equity group.
  • Represented a publicly-held mineral distribution company in its sale of assets to, and strategic joint venture with, a midstream energy company.
  • Assisted a national hospital system with the acquisition of a regional hospital system.

Private Securities Offerings

  • Counseled an independent sponsor in connection with its fund formation, securities offerings, and portfolio acquisition.
  • Assisted a real estate investment group with a private offering of preferred stock in a U.S. REIT in order to meet certain REIT eligibility requirements.
  • Represented a beverage manufacturer with its private offering of common stock.
  • Assisted a tech start-up offering convertible notes to various investors as part of its first round of funding.
Dallas Bar Association, Member
Member, Church of the Incarnation Community Outreach Program