Altran Technologies S.A. - purchase by Cambridge Consultants of Synapse Product Development
Wonder Auto Technology, Inc. - going private acquisition
BP Amoco – sale of its Carbon Fibre business to Cytec
Apollo Video Technology LLC - Sale to a unit of Audax Capital
Selmet, Inc. - Acqusition of Onamac Industries, Inc.
Terminal Freezers, Inc. – sale to Bay Grove Capital
Digital Kitchen - sale to Kyu Investment (Hakuhodo KY Holdings)
San Francisco Baseball Associates, L.P. (San Francisco Giants) – Change in Control Person and Investment Transaction
Quorum Review Inc. - sale to Advarra, Inc.
PAC Stainless Ltd. – transaction with Evergreen Pacific Partners
VECO Corporation – sale to CH2M Hill
Slalom - spin-off of mLevel Inc. and preferred stock financing
Tekion, Inc. (Illinois and Burnaby, B.C.) – Series B-2 Preferred Stock Financing and 2006 Series C Preferred Stock Financing
Northland Transportation Company – recapitalization and syndicated bank financing transactions led by Bank of America
Northland Transportation Company - Sale to Lynden Inc.
Investor group in NetMotion Wireless, Inc. – Series B-2 Preferred Stock Financing
MarketRange, Incorporated and TalentMatch, Incorporated – Series B Preferred Stock Financing led by Ignition Venture Partners and Mellon Ventures
DaVinci Gourmet, Ltd. – asset sale to Kerry Group plc subsidiaries
Telecom Transport Management, Inc. – Series D Preferred Stock Financing, led by Columbia Capital Equity Partners
Concordia Coffee Company, Inc. – Series A Preferred Stock Financing
Concordia Coffee Company, Inc. - Sale to Middleby Marshall Inc.
Concordia Coffee Company, Inc. – Series C Preferred Stock Financing, led by Marker Hill
Concordia Coffee Company, Inc. – Series B Preferred Stock Financing, led by Fluke Venture Partners
MindPlay LLC – asset sale to Alliance Gaming Corporation
Dennis Washington Family Interests – Formation of Greater China Intermodal Investments with Seaspan Corporation and The Carlyle Group
Seaspan Corporation – Represented the Dennis Washington Family Interests in the issuance of $200 million Series A Preferred Shares
Attenex Corporation – Series B Preferred Stock Financing
AIS, Inc. – Series C1 Preferred Stock Financing
Laird Norton Company – sale of Lanoga Corporation, largest privately held company based in Washington, to a unit of Fidelity Capital
Laird Norton Company - Investment in Series C Preferred Units of Zevia
Laird Norton Company - Investment in Class E Preferred Stock of CIRCA, Inc.
Fusion Academy (American Education Group LLC) - Sale to a unit of Leeds Equity Partners
Laird Norton Company - Investment in Class A Units of Fusion Education Group
NCG Holdings, L.P. and New Century GlobalNet KK, Kobe, Japan – equity financing from Bank of America Equities
Wajax, of Toronto – sale of Pacific Northern Equipment and sale of Spencer Industries
CarPoint, Inc. – acquisition of DriveOff.com, Inc.
Speakeasy, Inc. – Series D Preferred Stock Financing led by 3i Technology Partners and BV Capital
Series A Preferred Stock Financing with Ares, Carlyle and H & Q Funds
Series B Preferred Stock Financing
Series C Preferred Stock Financing
Speakeasy, Inc. – sale to Best Buy Co., Inc.
Alexander Hutton Venture Partners – lead investor in Series B Preferred Stock investment in Myrio Corporation
Synrad, Inc. – sale to Excel Technologies, Inc.
Duke Seabridge Limited (Vancouver, B.C.) – acquisition of Smith Tractor & Equipment Co.
Duke Seabridge Limited (Vancouver) – disposition of Smith Tractor & Equipment
Matthew G. Norton and WestRiver Capital – lead investors in Series AA Preferred Stock issued by Tachyon, Inc.
Mathew G. Norton Co. – term debt facility with U.S. Bank
Sea Coast Foods, Inc., a branded food products company - sale to Aurora Foods, Inc., a publicly traded company
Cable Concepts, Inc. – issuance of Class B Common Stock to Blue Ridge Investors II, L.P.
Cable Concepts, Inc. – issuance of Class C Common Stock to Geneva Capital
CALPERS – minority stake investment in, and capital commitments to, the Carlyle Group in a transaction involving up to $850 million of equity capital
Q/Media Software Corporation – C$110 million term and revolving debt facility with Royal Bank of Canada
U.S. Counsel to Q/Media Software Corporation – subordinated debt financing from Ontario Teachers’ Pension Fund and Citibank
Q/Media Software Corporation, Vancouver, B.C. – acquisition from Quebecor of Print Northwest
Asterion, Inc. – Series A Preferred Stock Financing
Milliman, Inc. – Sale of Milliman Care Guidelines to The Hearst Corporation
U.S. Counsel to Sundal Collier & Co. A.S. (Oslo) and Orklafinans Fondsmegling A.S. (Oslo) in their underwriting of a private placement of stock by the Resource Group International
EMF Corporation – Series A Preferred Stock Financing
Yardarm Knot, Inc. – purchase of the Wards Cove Naknek and Ekuk operations
Claircom Communications Group – airborne communications equipment supply and TFTS service transaction with SAS and the related TFTS service arrangement with Jetphone Limited (a British Telecommunications/France Telecom joint venture)
Claircom Communications Group (later AT&T Wireless, Aviation Communications Division) – service contracts with Société Internationale de Télécommunications Aéronautiques and American Airlines and with COMSAT Corporation for Delta Airlines
Claircom Communications Group – airborne communications equipment supply transactions with Air France, KLM and SAS, and the related revenue arrangements with Societe Internationale de Telecommunications Aeronautiques (SITA-Paris)
Claircom Communications Group – airborne communications equipment supply transaction with Lufthansa and related revenue arrangement with British Telecommunications plc
West Travel, Inc. – purchase of Clipper Navigation small cruise ships/business
Cruise West – term debt facility with Bank of America, refinance of that facility with Caterpillar Financial Services, and term debt facility with General Electric Capital Corporation
Mikron Industries – sale to Quanex Corporation
Mikron Industries, Inc. – acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Spectus Systems, Inc. (Rockford, Illinois)
Mikron Industries, Inc. – equipment facility lease with Security Pacific Leasing Inc. (a unit of Bank of America) in Richmond, Kentucky
Mikron Industries, Inc. – fixed rate term loan facility with Prudential Insurance Company and restructured credit facility with Seafirst Bank
The Odom Corporation – sale of joint venture interest to Southern Wine & Spirits of America
The Odom Corporation – acquisition from Alaska Distributors Co. and joint venture with Southern Wine & Spirits of America
OKI Electric Industry Co., Ltd. – sale of Cascade Design Automation Corporation to Duet Corporation
OKI Electric Industry Co., Ltd. (Tokyo) – acquisition of the software tools division of Seattle Silicon Corporation
King County – transit equipment cross-border leveraged leases, with Orix Corporation of Japan, as lessor, and Tokai Bank and Fuji Bank as providers of debt
The Municipality of Metropolitan Seattle (Metro) – two transit equipment cross-border lease transactions with Mitsui Leasing & Development, Ltd. (Tokyo)
McClatchy Newspapers – acquisition of The Tacoma News Tribune
Corbis Corporation – acquisition of Zefa Visual Media gmbh and affiliates, of Düsseldorf, Hamburg, London, Paris, Amsterdam, Bruxelles and Milan
Corbis Corporation – acquisition of Sygma SA, of Paris, London and New York
Corbis Corporation – acquisition of Splash News and Picture Agency
Corbis Corporation – acquisition of Westlight (Los Angeles) and the Craig Aurness collection and acquisition of Outline Press Syndicate, Inc.
Corbis Corporation – acquisition of Veer Corporation of Calgary, Berlin and New York
Microsoft Corporation – formation of CarPoint.com, LLC with the Ford Motor Company
Endeavour Capital - Investment in USNR, LLC
North Coast Electric - Sale to Sonepar Holdings
AKKA Technologies SE - Acquisition of PDS Tech, Inc.
Grakon International, Inc. - Sale to Greenbriar Equity Group
Telecom Transport Management, Inc. – Series B-1 Preferred Stock Financing
Apollo Gold Corporation – sale to Neverro Gold Corporation
Cello Bag Co., Inc. – sale and joint venture arrangement with Amcor Limited (Melbourne, Australia)
Microsoft Corporation – formation of NEXTIDE Inc., a Japanese joint venture with Hitachi Co., Ltd.
Microsoft – investment in Series E Convertible Preferred Stock issued by Groove Network, Inc.
Microsoft Corporation – Series B Preferred Stock Financing in Plural Inc. (formerly Micro Modeling Associates, Inc.)