Alexa Belonick

Associate | San Francisco | (415) 268-7062
(415) 268-7062

Alexa Belonick is an associate in the San Francisco office of Morrison & Foerster and a member of the Corporate Department. Ms. Belonick works with public and private companies on general and transactional matters, in a wide range of corporate and securities law topics and across a variety of industries, including tech, pharmaceuticals, retail, and oil and gas.

Ms. Belonick focuses her practice on the representation of public company clients, both in capital market and transactional matters as well as in disclosure and compliance matters. She counsels public companies undertaking public and private debt and equity financings, including initial public offerings, at-the-market equity offerings, secondary equity offerings, registered debt offerings, 144A private placements, PIPEs and convertible note offerings. Ms. Belonick also represents public and private companies in mergers and acquisitions, tender offers, and other strategic transactions.

As part of her public companies practice, Ms. Belonick works with companies throughout the year on corporate governance topics and compliance with NYSE and Nasdaq listing standards, Sarbanes-Oxley, Dodd-Frank, and U.S. federal securities laws.  She regularly works with companies on ’34 Act disclosure questions, responding to SEC comment letters, fine tuning corporate governance policies and procedures, and Section 16 topics.

Ms. Belonick received her J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, where she was the Editor-in-Chief of the Virginia Law Review. She received her M.A. from the University of St. Andrews and her B.A., with highest distinction, from the University of California, Berkeley.


Elevate Credit’s Initial Public Offering
Represented Elevate Credit, Inc. (NYSE: ELVT), a provider of online credit solutions, in connection with its $92.7 million initial public offering.

RH’s 144A Convertible Note Offerings
Represented RH (NYSE: RH), a luxury home furnishings retailer, on its three 144A private placements of convertible notes for a combined $985 million.

RE/MAX’s Initial Public Offering and Secondary Offering
Represented RE/MAX Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: RMAX), a leading franchisor of real estate brokerage services, in its initial public offering and secondary offering for a combined $380 million.

ON Semiconductor’s Public Acquisitions
Represented ON Semiconductor Corporation (Nasdaq: ON) in its $2.4 billion acquisition of Fairchild Semiconductor and its $1.1 billion acquisition of Quantenna Communications, Inc.

Southwest Gas’ Public Debt and Equity Offerings
Represented Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SWX) in a senior notes offering, an at-the-market equity offering and an underwritten equity offering to finance an acquisition for a combined $610 million.

Cassava Sciences' Registered Direct and Private Placement Financing
Represented Cassava Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SAVA), a small-cap public company that develops proprietary drugs for disorders of the nervous system, in its registered and private placement offering of common stock and warrants.

B. Riley Financial’s Debt Offerings
Represented B. Riley Financial, Inc. (Nasdaq: RILY), a provider of financial services and solutions, as issuer’s counsel on its registered offerings of senior notes for a combined $378 million.

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