Mr. Pusar’s transactional experience includes the following venture capital financings, capital markets transactions and mergers and acquisitions:
- Kensho Technologies in its Series B financing with participation by S&P, Goldman Sachs, General Catalyst, Morgan Stanley, Bank of America and JPMorgan
- Codiak BioSciences in its Series C financing with participation by ARCH Venture Partners, Flagship Pioneering and Fidelity Management and Research Company
- Glossier in its Series B financing led by Institutional Venture Partners, with participation from Index Ventures, Thrive Capital and Forerunner Ventures
- Anchor FM in its Series A financing led by Google Ventures and Accel
- Precision Biologics in its Series A financing by an affiliate of NantWorks
- Orchard Platform in its Series B financing led by Thrive Capital, Spark Capital and Canaan Partners
- CRISPR Therapeutics AG in its initial public offering
- Represented the underwriters, including RBC, in Altair Engineering’s initial public offering
- Represented investment bankers, including Cowen, in G1 Therapeutics’ initial public offering
- Represented William Blair in a follow-on offering by USA Technologies
- Represented Cowen in follow-on offerings by Albireo Pharma
- Represented the underwriter in Oncobiologics’ initial public offering
- Represented the underwriters in a follow-on offering by Syndax Pharmaceuticals
Mergers and Acquisitions
- Kensho Technologies in its sale to S&P Global
- Interactions in its acquisition of Digital Roots
- Orchard Platform in its sale of substantially all of its assets to Kabbage, Inc.
- Nalari Health in its sale to BehaveCare
- Catheter Connections in its sale to Merit Medical Systems
Mr. Pusar is a frequent lecturer at Columbia Business School and Columbia Law School on venture financings and other elements of start-up law. He also holds office hours for emerging companies working with the New York Angels, which is one of the longest-running active angel groups in New York City. Mr. Pusar is also an active leader at Goodwin, committed to global initiatives supporting practice management, and associate development efforts rooted in the firm’s core values. He frequently participates in Goodwin’s recruiting, training and mentoring efforts which focus on the importance of Diversity & Inclusion.
Prior to joining Goodwin, Mr. Pusar was an associate in the New York office of Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP.