Matteo Daste represents clients on corporate finance, governance, organizational and operational matters, and routinely acts as outside or local counsel for both domestic and foreign entities. Over the years, Matteo has represented both private and public entities and institutions in capital-raising transactions and reorganizations, and has assisted clients in structuring, negotiating and conducting private placements of equity, debt and hybrid securities including multiple rounds of convertible preferred stock and debt financings.
Matteo‘s experience also includes representing issuers in both registered and exempt public offerings, and exchange listings. He has been involved in structuring bridge- and equity-financing deals as well as representing financial institutions in TARP-related transactions.
Matteo is a founding member of the Business Association Italy America (BAIA), and sits on the Boards of Directors of two technology startups and three nonprofit organizations. Matteo is also outside counsel (legale di fiducia) to the Italian General Consulate in San Francisco. Matteo has authored various articles on TARP and Dodd-Frank topics related to securities regulation. He has also been featured as a speaker on several occasions, appearing at the Italian Parliament on venture capital reform, in newspaper interviews, and on television and radio programs both domestically and internationally. Matteo has also held a number of lectures and seminars at universities including Stanford University, UC Hastings College of Law, La Sapienza in Rome, the Università di Genova, the Libera Università di Bolzano and at the Università dell’Insubria in Varese.