All Representative Cases
Acted as counsel to Cascade Corporation in all aspects of its $760 million acquisition by Toyota Industries Corporation. The negotiated transaction was structured as a public tender offer followed by a merger of a subsidiary of Toyota Industries into Cascade in which all shares not acquired in the tender offer were acquired for the tender offer price. Prior to the transaction, Cascade was a public reporting company listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
Represented Craft Brew Alliance, Inc., in the acquisition of privately held Kona Brewing Company in exchange for a combination of cash and restricted shares valued at $14 million.
Represented Bank of the Northwest in its acquisition by Pacific Northwest Bancorp in a transaction valued at $125 million in exchange for a combination of cash and SEC-registered stock.
Represented privately held Widmer Brothers Brewing Company in a merger with Redhook Ale Brewery, Incorporated, in which Widmer shareholders received SEC-registered stock valued at $50 million.
Assisted West Coast Bancorp in acquiring a community bank valued at $25 million in exchange for a combination of cash and SEC-registered stock.
Assisted Pacific Financial Corporation in its acquisition of BNW Bancorp, Inc., in exchange for SEC-registered common stock valued at $21 million.
Assisted publicly held Sonus Corp. in its acquisition by the U.S. subsidiary of an Italian public company for $40 million in cash.
Assisted a publicly traded bank holding company raise funds in a series of private placement transactions. Our work included preparing the necessary corporate and securities filings.
Assisted Barrett Business Services, Inc., in a $33 million follow-on underwritten offering of common stock.