Acquisition of Spectrum Rights for Clearwire Corp.
Negotiated Clearwire's acquisition and leasing of 2.5 GHz spectrum in connection with the expansion of its nationwide spectrum footprint, including the purchase in 2007 of AT&T’s portfolio of 2.5 GHz spectrum for $300 million. (2005-2013)
Acquisitions for Microsoft
Represented Microsoft in domestic and international acquisitions of significant logistics equipment. (2012)
Acquisitions for Redflex Traffic Systems, Inc.
Represented Redflex Traffic Systems, Inc. in its acquisition of SBL Investments, LLC, and Americore Enterprises, LLC, two leading providers of automated school bus arm photo enforcement in the United States. (2012)
Acquisitions for construction services provider
Represented a construction services provider as it evaluated and negotiated multiple acquisitions between 2010 and 2012.
Acquisition for Trimble Navigation
Acquisition of GPS distributor. (2008)
Acquisitions for Seattle Gourmet Foods Inc.
Multiple acquisitions of specialty foods businesses, including Dilettante Chocolates and Myntz! breath mints. (2005-2006)
Representation of strategic and financial buyers in auction processes.
Sell Side Representations
Sale of business for Avista Corp.
Represented Avista Corp. and Ecova Inc. in the sale of Ecova, a leader in the energy services market, for $335 million to an indirect subsidiary of GDF Suez, a French multinational utility company. (2014)
Sale of agricultural processing assets
Represented a family-owned agricultural processing business in Eastern Washington in a sale of assets and a long-term lease to a strategic buyer. (2013-2014)
Sale of business for National Frozen Foods
Represented a 95-year-old family-owned Washington agricultural foods processor in the sale of the business to a private equity group in 2008 and disposition of the same business to a strategic buyer in 2013.
Sale of business division
Represented a maritime machinery manufacturer in the sale of a division of its business. (2013)
Sale of specialty grocery stores
Represented the owner of a specialty grocery store chain in the sale of the business to a financial buyer. (2012)
Sale of business for BenefitsXML
Represented BenefitsXML, a provider of enterprise software solutions for employee benefit service providers, in its sale to SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (2011)
Sale of assets for IntraISP
Represented IntraISP Software Solutions, LLC, a company providing backend software, billing, and customer care solutions for telecommunications companies, in a sale of assets to Amdocs, Inc. (2009)
Sale of medical device manufacturer
Represented a medical device manufacturer in the $103 million sale of the business to a private equity firm. (2009)
Sale of business for Cytopeia, Inc
Represented a biotech equipment manufacturer in its sale to Becton Dickinson and Co. (2008)
Sale of business for Transportation Resources, Inc.
Sale of truckload carrier business to Con-way, Inc., in a $750 million merger transaction. (2007)
Sale of business for Associated Grocers, Inc.
Sale of wholesale grocery business to Unified Western Grocers, Inc. (2007) Read more
Corporate Finance and Other Matters
Restructuring of family business
Represented a family-owned business in a succession-driven restructuring to provide equity for key employees. (2014)
Represented an investment banking firm in its business combination with a strategic partner. (2014)
Strategic alliance between Starbucks Coffee Company and Courtesy Products. (2011)
Equity investments for Clearwire Corporation
Represented Clearwire in a $14.5 billion merger of the Sprint and Clearwire WiMAX businesses, together with the $3.2 billion investment in Clearwire by Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Bright House Networks, Google and Intel. (2008)
Equity investment for Clearwire Corporation
Represented Clearwire in $1.564 billion investment by Sprint, Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Bright House Networks, Intel, and Eagle River. (2009)