Skip to Main Content
Our Commitment to Diversity


Stephen L. Palmer

Mergers & Acquisitions/Recapitalizations

Represented PRN Software LLC d/b/a DoseSpot, a health care software company, in a growth investment by Providence Strategic Growth Capital Partners.
Private equity recapitalization of Annie's Homegrown, Inc.
Represented Cabot Corporation in the sale of its Purification Solutions business to One Equity Partners.
Represented Once Upon a Farm, PBC in its acquisition of Harvest Intelligence, Inc. d/b/a Raised Real.
Sale of FM Systems LCL d/b/a Tuition Management Systems to Nelnet Business Solutions, Inc. a division of Nelnet, Inc.
Represented Vitasoy International Holdings Limited in the sale of substantially all of the assets of Vitasoy USA, Inc. to an affiliate of Pulmuone.
Represented Advanced Instruments, Inc. in its sale to an affiliate of Windjammer Capital Investors.
Represented Bar Harbor Bankshares in its acquisition of Lake Sunapee Bank Group.
Represented Salem Five Bancorp in its acquisition of Georgetown Bancorp, Inc.
Represented Salem Five Cents Savings Bank in its purchase of Sage Bank.
Represented a large multinational pharmaceutical company in the divestiture of certain U.S. assets.
Represented ADVO, Inc. in its merger with Valassis Communications, Inc.
Represented Stonyfield Farm, Inc. in its sale to Danone.
Represented Crane Co. in its acquisition of Telequip Corporation.
Represented large public life sciences company in several acquisitions.
Represented Crane Co. in its sale of assets of Powers Process Controls Ltd. and Mark Controls Corp. to Webster Valve, Inc. and Watts Industries (Canada) Incorporated.
Represented CardScan, Inc. in its sale to Newell Rubbermaid.
Represented Leeman Labs, Inc. in its sale to Teledyne Tekmar.
Represented Crane Co. in its acquisition of Streamware Corporation.
Acquistion by Stonyfield Farm, Inc. of Brown Cow West Corp.
Represented Tea Forte in its sale to Sara Lee Corporation.
Merger of Homegrown Naturals, Inc. and Annie's Homegrown, Inc.
Acquisition by Annie's, Inc. of Fantastic Foods, Inc. and Napa Valley Kitchens, Inc.
Acquisition by Annie's, Inc. of Annie's Enterprises, Inc. d/b/a Annie's Naturals
Sale of Fantastic Foods, Inc. by Annie's, Inc. to United Natural Foods, Inc.
Represented Kettle Cuisine in its merger with affiliates of Arlon Food and Agricultural Partners, LP and Rabobank.

Public Offerings and Private Financings

Represented Annie's, Inc., in its initial public offering and listing on the NYSE and a follow-on public offering.
Represented Bar Harbor Bankshares in a private debt offering.
Multiple preferred round financings for Stonyfield Farm, Inc.
Going private transaction for Annie's Homegrown, Inc.
Equity financing for a craft beer company.
Convertible debt and equity financings for a natural food restaurant group.

Venture Capital

Represented Once Upon a Farm, PBC, a Delaware public benefit corporation, in its Series C venture capital financing.
Venture capital financing for a beverage company.
Venture capital financing for a snack company.
Multiple venture capital financings for Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy, Inc.
Multiple venture capital financings for TraceLink, Inc.
Return to top of page

Email Disclaimer

We welcome your email, but please understand that if you are not already a client of K&L Gates LLP, we cannot represent you until we confirm that doing so would not create a conflict of interest and is otherwise consistent with the policies of our firm. Accordingly, please do not include any confidential information until we verify that the firm is in a position to represent you and our engagement is confirmed in a letter. Prior to that time, there is no assurance that information you send us will be maintained as confidential. Thank you for your consideration.

Accept Cancel