Represented Imperial Capital as underwriter’s counsel in the $172,500,000 IPO of the SPAC, Greenrose Acquisition Corp., in a firm commitment underwriting, including the exercise of the underwriter’s Over Allotment Option.
Represented Southern Counties Express, a Rancho Dominguez, California-based top-ranked logistics provider, servicing the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach for more than 25 years, in its acquisition for $65M by Universal Logistics Holdings, Inc., a leading asset-light provider of customized transportation and logistics solutions. Southern Counties Express offers full-service harbor drayage, transloading, wa
Represented First Nations Capital Partners II, LLC, in the acquisition of a controlling interest in Advance Adapters, Inc., of Paso Robles, California (a leading manufacturer of transmission conversion adapters, transfer case conversion adapters, engine mounts, and transfer cases), in a combined asset and LLC interests acquisition. The transaction closed on January 1, 2017 (the value was not disclosed).
Represented IRadimed Corporation, a leading medical device manufacturer of MRI compatible nonmagnetic IV infusion pumps, in its $14.4M initial public offering
Represented Oregon-based Powin Corporation in the $25 million sale of a 30% interest in its wholly owned subsidiary, Powin Energy Corporation (a developer of large battery storage systems) to Hong Kong-based SF Suntech, Inc. (a subsidiary of Shunfeng Photovoltaic International, Inc., a Hong Kong Stock Exchange listed company).
Represented First Nations Capital Partners II, LLC, of Woodland Hills, California, in its capacity as Manager of PRC Acquisition Company, LLC (a California limited liability company composed of two Indian nations--Colusa Indian Community Economic Development Corporation and First Nations Economic Development Corporation) in the acquisition of 51% of PRC Composites, LLC (a manufacturer of fiberglass cargo containers serving a variety of industrial, defense, and aerospace customers). The deal was valued at $7.5M. First Nations is the first inter-tribally controlled private equity firm in the United States, composed of the Rincon Luiseno and Colusa Indian Tribes.
Represented First Nations Capital Partners, LLC in the acquisition of Everson Cordage Works of Everson, Washington (a manufacturer of twines and ropes for fishing, industrial, and commercial uses) in a combined asset and stock transaction.
Represented JBS Group, Inc. (a hotel booking and travel tour operator specializing in serving Chinese visitors to the U.S.) in the sale of the company to Tui Travel, Plc (a large Spanish-based international tour and accommodation company). The transaction was structured as a sale of 100% of the stock of JBS Group for $11,475,000 in cash and earnouts
Representated Arigene Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ 067850.KQ) a Korean public company and RTM acquisition company in the $83M tender offer for Trimeris, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRMS), a biopharmaceutical company
Represented Affinity Media, an online marketplace to sell virtual gold to World of Warcraft players and other online gamers in a $60,000,000 debt and equity recapitalization from Goldman Sachs Credit Partners and Oak Investment Partnership, a Goldman Sachs affiliated fund. World of Warcraft was the most successful of a genre of games termed Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games (MMORPGs or MMOs). For a monthly fee, people could play these games (which also included Ever Quest and installments of the Final Fantasy series) as characters in open-ended fantasy or science fiction worlds. Over time, players upgraded their characters' status and abilities by going on quests to gain online currency (referred to as gold) which Affinity Media auctioned for cash as the effort and skill of the players in achieving their gold was commensurate to the price at which the gold could be auctioned to other online gamers.
Represented Field Asset Services Inc. (a leading physical assets servicer of homes in foreclosure) in the sale of the company to First Service of Canada.
Represented Sheffield Manufacturing, Inc. (a Southern California-based provider of precision machining products to the aerospace industry) in the $16M acquisition of Fortune Manufacturing (a precision manufacturer of titanium, aluminum, and stainless steel components for military and commercial aircraft markets), and the acquisition of Hermach Machine, Inc. (a manufacturer of machine parts for the aerospace industry).
Represented Cirracor, Inc., in a $90M reverse merger with Panda Ethanol (stock symbol: PDAE.OB)
Represented Cove Apparel, Inc. in $21M reverse merger with Euroseas, Ltd. (Stock Symbol: EUSEF, OB)
Represented Grove Capital in $9M private placement and reverse merger with Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: HALO)
Represented privately held Conesys, Inc. (a Southern California-based manufacturer of MIL-SPEC connectors used in military, aerospace, and commercial aviation and industrial applications), in the acquisition of Jerrik, Inc. (a manufacturer of highly engineered military and aerospace fiber optic filter connectors), and the subsequent resale of the Jerrik subsidiary to Carlisle Companies.
Represented privately held Hydra Media, Inc. (formerly CU Shopper) in two $30M aggregate private equity investments made by a large private equity fund (Kayne Anderson)
Represented Roth Capital Partners, LLC, as underwriter's counsel of $30M public stock offering by Natus Medical (NASDAQ: BABY)
Represented Roth Capital Partners, LLC, as underwriter's counsel in $58M public stock offering by Access Integrated Technologies (NASDAQ: AIXD)