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Jason Bassetti


Represents clients in a broad range of capital markets and M&A transactions. Advises on public reporting and corporate governance matters.

Clients seek Jason’s representation in a broad range of capital markets and mergers and acquisitions transactions. He also advises on public reporting and corporate governance matters, and provides general corporate advice to a number of companies.

Jason’s practice focuses primarily on transactions involving technology and life sciences companies.

Experience highlights

Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Doma Holdings in its business combination with Capitol Investment Corp. V, a special-purpose acquisition company
  • Kitty Hawk Corporation on its joint venture with Boeing
  • McKesson on its joint venture with Blackstone portfolio company, Change Healthcare, and subsequent split off of its joint venture interest
  • McKesson on its acquisitions of Medical Specialty Distributors and RxCrossroads and the divestiture of its Enterprise Information Solutions business to Allscripts
  • Mirion Technologies, Inc. on its acquisition of Sun Nuclear Corp.
  • Ingram Micro on its sale to Tianjin Tianhai, a subsidiary of China’s HNA Group
  • KKR on its joint venture and related transactions with FS Investments
  • SMART Global Holdings on its acquisition of Penguin Computing
  • Ultra Clean on its acquisitions of AIT, Miconex, Ham-Let (Israel-Canada) and others
Capital Markets
  • Initial public offerings by Acutus, Shockwave, Penumbra, NeuroPace, Seer and others
  • Debt offerings by Alphabet, Comcast, Equinix and Masco Corporation
  • Follow-on equity offerings by Guidewire, Shockwave, Penumbra, Seattle Genetics and Ultra Clean and others
  • Convertible notes offerings by NeoGenomics, Marcus Corporation, CryoLife, Five9, Guidewire, Rambus and others
  • Private financings by Credo Technology, Shockwave and others
  • Comcast Corporation and NBCUniversal’s $5.5 billion exchange offer
  • Masco’s $1 billion spinoff of TopBuild
  • Masco’s $638 million debt cash tender offer
General Corporate Advice
  • Jason regularly provides general corporate advice to companies, including Acutus, Shockwave, McKesson, Penumbra, Credo Technologies, Kitty Hawk, Doma Holdings, QuinStreet, Smart Modular and Ultra Clean
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J.D., UC Berkeley School of Law
  • Order of the Coif
B.A., Business - Economics, UCLA
  • summa cum laude
Professional history
  • Davis Polk since 2009
  • KPMG, 2003-2006
Qualifications and admissions
  • State of California
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