Ivan A. Colao

Ivan A. Colao


Holland & Knight LLP

Recognized since 2007

Jacksonville, Florida

Practice Areas

Banking and Finance Law

Financial Services Regulation Law

Health Care Law

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Securities / Capital Markets Law

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Ivan A. Colao practices in the area of corporate and securities laws, as well as in mergers and acquisitions, venture capital investments and loan transactions. Mr. Colao has represented public and private companies, businesses and individuals in various types of financings and commercial transactions.

His experience includes securities offerings, corporate acquisitions, dispositions, mergers, reorganizations, syndication and finance, asset acquisitions and dispositions, venture capital investments, shareholder agreements, operating agreements, partnership agreements, and employment agreements. Mr. Colao also has experience representing lenders in various types of loan transactions, including loans guaranteed by the Export-Import Bank of the United States.

Mr. Colao also counsels public companies on disclosure and corporate governance issues, executive compensation disclosure, director responsibilities and fiduciary duties, investor relations, stock exchange compliance and listing matters and other regulatory and corporate matters. He serves as counsel to public companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ Stock Market

Location
  • 50 North Laura Street, Suite 3900
    Jacksonville, FL 32202
Languages
  • Spanish
Education
  • Emory University, MBA, graduated 1996
  • Washington and Lee University, graduated 1994
Bar Admissions
  • Florida, The Florida Bar
Affiliations
  • Association for Corporate Growth - Member
  • Jacksonville Bar Association - Member
  • Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce - International Department
  • Sebastian Ferrero Foundation, 2011 Noche de Gala - Co-Chair

Holland & Knight LLP
Jacksonville, Florida

551 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

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Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Jacksonville (2022)
  • Banking and Finance Law, Jacksonville (2009)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
Special Focus:
  • Asset-Based Lending
  • Finance
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Secured Transactions
  • Securities
Awards:
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated
  • Florida Trend Legal Elite, 2007
  • Rising Star, Florida Super Lawyers magazine, Securities & Corporate Finance, 2009
Additional Areas of Practice:
  • Corporate Law
  • Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law
  • Securitization and Structured Finance Law

Publications

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