Representative Transactions

Some of our firm’s representative transactions include:

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Represented the selling shareholders in the sale of a leading provider of branded nutritional ingredients to a private equity firm; the sale followed a comprehensive auction process that resulted in multiple offers to acquire the company
  • Represented the purchaser in the acquisition of a prominent San Francisco-based designer of high-end residential and outdoor furniture
  • Subsequently represented the furniture company in its acquisitions of two additional high-end furniture companies that have expanded the client’s product lines
  • Represented the owners of a well-regarded San Francisco Bay Area insurance brokerage in the sale to a multi-billion dollar insurance brokerage holding company; prior to the sale, worked with the selling shareholders on the restructuring and recapitalization of the company; the purchaser was subsequently acquired by a San Francisco-based private equity firm
  • Formed and represented the limited liability company purchaser in its acquisition of an 85% interest in a 25+ year old agricultural seed company general partnership; thereafter, advised on and implemented an exchange of LLC interests for shares in a newly-incorporated Delaware corporation the we represented in its initial public offering
  • Represented the purchasers in their $40.0 million buyout of a majority interest in a ranch and farming operation in California’s Central Valley that had been family-owned since the 1930s; subsequently, represented the owners in various financing transactions following its reorganization from a corporate entity to a limited liability company
  • Acted as legal counsel in a corporate reorganization wherein the predecessor company transferred all of its intellectual property to a newly-organized corporation being capitalized in a private financing


  • Represented a California-based agricultural enterprise specializing in breeding, growing, processing and selling agricultural commodities in its $15.4 million initial public offering of shares and warrants
  • Subsequently represented the agricultural company in connection with its public warrant redemption process, which raised $9.8 million for the issuer
  • Represented the agricultural company in a $5.0 million confidentially-marketed public offering with securities taken off the shelf
  • Represented an independent off-price branded footwear retailer in its $3.0 million PIPE financing of convertible securities sold to a private equity firm
  • Represented the footwear company in its $22 million secondary public offering and sale of shares by its principal stockholder
  • Represented the placement agent in a $2.7 million PIPE transaction conducted by a golf-centric technology and information dissemination company
  • Represented a private farming and ranch operation in its private placement of $4.5 million subordinated notes and warrants
  • Represented the underwriters in a $13.2 million secondary public offering of shares and warrants by a health care industry company
  • Represented the placement agent in a $2.25 million bridge financing of secured promissory notes for a Bay Area fuel cell company
  • Represented the underwriters in a $10.72 million secondary offering for a company providing video surveillance products for public safety and a subsequent $5.97 million secondary offering
  • Represented a digital video technologies company in a $2.5 million PIPE offering of convertible preferred stock and warrants, including the subsequent securities registration and interface with the selling stockholders

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