• I/C manufacturer in the acquisition of the assets of a bankrupt competitor
  • Semiconductor equipment manufacturer in the acquisition by manufacturer of sub-assemblies and modular gas delivery systems
  • Printed circuit board design company in merger into publicly-traded electronics manufacturing company
  • Semiconductor company in acquisition of wafer fabrication facility


  • World’s largest supplier of carbon fiber centrifuge rotors in an acquisition by a publicly-traded supplier of laboratory equipment
  • Metal fabrication company in acquisition by publicly-traded conglomerate
  • Minority shareholder of vacuum systems manufacturer in leveraged buyout of founder and majority shareholder
  • Food processing company in consolidation with similar company
  • Medical device manufacturing and distribution company in acquisition of two competitors


  • Publicly-traded electronics manufacturing company in acquisition of communications software company
  • Supply chain outsourcing company in acquisition by publicly-traded e-commerce company
  • Software development services company in acquisition of software consulting company
  • Software and hardware manufacturer in sale of software division to software company


  • Internet data center in acquisition of co-location facility from bankrupt competitor
  • Communications company in acquisition of ISP equipment and customers from two bankrupt competitors
  • Automotive e-commerce service in acquisition of Web-based, Canadian provider of market information for purchasers of new and used automobiles
  • Assisted in arranging financing for publicly-held telecommunications company


  • Media company in sale of radio station assets to a leading foreign language broadcasting company
  • Media and publishing company in merger with competitor
  • Privately held on-line publishing company in sale of assets to competitor
  • Specialty publisher of professional materials in sale of electronic publishing divisions

Financial Services/Real Estate

  • Residential mortgage banker in acquisition by publicly-traded mortgage banking company
  • Residential real estate company in acquisition by the largest U.S. residential real estate brokerage company, a subsidiary of a publicly-traded financial services company
  • Mortgage broker in rollup of six related entities
  • National bank holding company in merger with competitor


  • Towing company in acquisition by a publicly-traded national towing company
  • Tire distributor in multi-million dollar acquisition of two competitors
  • Automotive dealership in acquisition of five Bay Area new car dealerships
  • Automotive parts franchisee in sale of assets to private buyer


  • Concrete production and distribution company in rollup transaction of several competitors
  • Tool and supply distributor in acquisition by a private buyer
  • Paper products distributor in sale of business to next generation family members and key employees
  • Medical instruments supplier in merger with publicly-traded pharmaceutical company


  • Owner and operator of 25+ grocery store chain in merger into 85+ grocery store chain
  • Franchisor in acquisition of numerous commercial outlets and real property
  • Buyer in acquiring a chain of convenience stores and related real estate in 9 states
  • Multi-location retail clothing company in acquisition by private buyer

Professional Services

  • Numerous accountants, engineers, architects, physicians, dentists, attorneys and similar professionals in the purchase and sale of large and small professional services firms
  • Medical radiology group in public rollup transaction involving several radiology groups
  • Emergency care physician group in acquisition by nationwide provider of emergency care services
  • Prominent Bay Area regional CPA firm in merger with similar regional CPA firm

Nonprofit Organizations

  • Merger of two large nonprofit community foundations, resulting in the fourth largest such organization in the U.S.
  • Nonprofit provider of services to emotionally disturbed children in merger with similar nonprofit agency
  • Nonprofit social services agency in acquisition of nonprofit provider of bereavement counseling and support services
  • Provider of job training and resources for disabled individuals in acquisition of assets of nonprofit provider of vocational programs
  • Museum in acquisition of collection of electronics industry artifacts from nonprofit foundation

Other Businesses

The M&A Team has represented a variety of other businesses, including:

  • Largest Bay Area commercial laundry business in acquisition by division of publicly-traded worldwide hotel company
  • Billing services company in acquisition by nationwide provider of emergency care services
  • Event production company in acquisition of two similar companies and subsequent acquisition by a competitor
  • Restaurant in sale of assets
  • Seed producer in acquisition of seed coating developer
  • Privately-held winery in acquisition by competitor
  • Winery in acquisition by private buyer
  • Owner and operator of golf courses in acquisition by privately-held buyer
  • Buyer in acquisition of petroleum refinery and related real estate


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