Results

The results speak for themselves

Whether you need transactional assistance or someone to help with bet-the-farm litigation, our team has the experience to help you.  To see a representative list of work we’ve done in a particular area, please select from the menu on the left.

COMPANY COUNSEL:  Represented DW Healthcare Partners, L.P. in two portfolio company add-on acquisition transactions of $22 million and $12 million.

COMPANY COUNSEL:  Represented Moelis Capital Partners in the joint acquisition of Quest Specialty Chemicals for $170 million. 

Represented Porter Airlines in connection with purchase agreements for regional aircraft.

Represented Ambre Energy Limited in the financing and acquisition of a fifty percent interest in two operating coal mines and additional prospective coal properties having $150,000,000 in reclamation bonds.

 

Represented Merit Medical Systems, Inc.(NASDAQ: MMSI) in acquiring 100% of the stock of Thomas Medical Products, Inc. from GE Healthcare in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $167 million, subject to customary post-closing adjustments.

 

Represented Merit Medical Systems, Inc. as borrower in connection with asset based financing of $125 million.

Represented ATS Industrial Supply, Inc., a Salt Lake City-based metalworking and MRO industrial distributor, in its sale to MSC Industrial Direct Co. (an NYSE-listed company), for approximately $31 million.

Represented Moelis Capital Partners in six acquisitions totaling $450 million.

Represented VitalStream Holdings in a sale to Internap Network Services for $220 million.

Represented FiberTEK Insulation LLC and FiberTEK Insulation West, LLC in the sale of companies to Owens Corning.

Represented iFrogz, Inc. in a sale to ZAGG Inc. (Nasdaq) in a cash and stock transaction valued at $108 million.

Represented Neways, Inc. in its disposition of a bottling affiliate for an undisclosed amount.

Represented Merit Medical Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq) in the acquisition of Biosphere Medical Inc. (Nasdaq), a publicly traded medical device company, for $95 million.

Represented Merit Medical Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq) in the acquisition of the EN Snare® assets of Hatch Medical, LLC for $21 million.

Represented USSO Holding Company, LLC in the sale of 49% interest of Major League Soccer champion Real Salt Lake to a Utah-based real estate development company for an undisclosed amount.

Represented Dynamic Confections, Inc. in the sale of Bogdon Candy Co. to Richardson Brands for an undisclosed amount. 

Represented Nevada Chemicals, Inc. (Nasdaq) in the sale (by public tender offer and merger) to Oaktree Capital Management private equity fund for $94 million.

Represented EMIT Water Discharge Technologies in the sale to Exterran Holdings, Inc. for $110 million.

Represented Kinross Gold Corp. in the acquisition of Crown Resources Corporation (Nasdaq) for $220 million.

Represented Sizzling Platter Inc. in its sale to Valor Equity Partners.

Represented Hanlong (USA) Mining Investment, Inc. in the acquisition of stock from General Moly, Inc. (Nasdaq), private equity fund for up to $40 million.

Represented Merit Medical Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq) in the acquisition of Alveolus, Inc. for $17 million.

Represented Altair Nanotechnologies Inc. (Nasdaq) in its sale of a controlling interest to Canon Investment Holdings, Ltd. for $57.5 million.

Represented Arkona, Inc. in a sale to Dealer Track Holdings, Inc. for $60 million.

Represented William Demant Holdings (Nasdaq) in the acquisition of Otix Global, Inc. (Nasdaq, and formerly Sonic Innovations) for $65 million.

Represented Barrick Gold Corporation in the acquisition of a foreign energy-related operation for $52 million.

Represented SkyWest, Inc. in the acquisition of Atlantic Southeast Airlines from Delta Air Lines for $1.75 billion in total consideration.

Assisted SkyWest, Inc. with the $133 million acquisition of ExpressJet Holdings, Inc..

Represented an advertising/sign company (borrower) in connection with asset based financing of $77 million.

Represented Holly Corporation (the debtor) in connection with a transaction secured by equity interests in Holly Energy Partners. Approximately $250 million.

Represented Holly Corporation (the secured party) in connection with a transaction secured by equity interests in Holly Energy Partners. Approximately $40 million.

Represented Diamacron, Inc. (lender) in connection with a loan secured by certain intellectual property of the borrower.  $5 million.

Represented Scorpio Gold (borrower) in connection with a loan secured in part by equity interests in a subsidiary of the borrower. $12 million.

Represented Credit Agricole (lender) in secured loan to investor group to acquire Envirocare of Utah, LLC (now Energy Solutions). $375 million.

Represented the lender in connection with loan secured by golf facilities (Red Ledges). 
$20 million.

Represented the lender in connection with a bridge loan secured by membership interests in a subsidiary of the borrower. $10 million. 

Represented the lender in connection with a loan secured by the membership interests in the borrower. $5 million.

Represented Miche Bag, LLC (borrower) in connection with a loan secured by the membership interests in the borrower and the borrower’s assets. $33 million.

Represented Gateway Associates, Ltd./The Boyer Co. affiliate in a multi-use retail, residential and office development.  $178 million.

Represented The Boyer Company (borrower) in connection with a loan secured by four separate commercial real estate properties. $22 million.

Represented The Boyer Company (borrower) in connection with a loan secured by four separate real estate properties.  $19.8 million.

Represented The Boyer Company in connection with a loan secured by four separate real estate properties.  $14.5 million.

Represented Gardner Property Holdings (borrower) in connection with a line of credit secured by securities in a publicly traded Real Estate Investment Trust. $15 million.

Represented Utah Soccer, LLC (borrower) in a loan secured by membership interests in borrower and ground lease estate in real property.  $69 million.

INVESTORS COUNSEL: Represented private equity firm in several/various mid-late stage companies.

INVESTORS COUNSEL:  Represented venture capital fund broker and certain investors in Series A, B and C financing of a media distribution company for $2.4 million (A), $6 million (B), and $2.5 million (C). 

INVESTORS COUNSEL:  Represented venture capital broker and certain investors in a structured financing transaction of a telecommunications company for $1.3 million. 

INVESTORS COUNSEL:  Represented venture capital fund broker with investments in an exploration technology company in Series B, C, and D financing and convertible note financing $1.5 million (B) $2.75 million (C), $6 million (D), $1 million. 

COMPANY COUNSEL:  Represented InMoment (formerly Mindshare Technologies) in a tender offer of $26 million.

COMPANY COUNSEL:  Represented business products and services e-commerce distribution company in a structured financing transaction valued at $4.3 million.

COMPANY COUNSEL:  Represented private equity fund in the acquisition of a portfolio company for $160 million. 

COMPANY COUNSEL:  Represented private equity fund in the acquisition of a portfolio company for $60 million. 

COMPANY COUNSEL:  Represented private equity fund in the acquisition of a portfolio company for $50 million.

COMPANY COUNSEL:  Represented a newly organized company in several structured financing and recapitalization transactions valued at $50 million, $8 million, $42 million and $100 million. 

COMPANY COUNSEL:  Represented promotional products/e-distribution company in Series A, B and C financing transactions and a term credit facility valued at $4.5 million, $3 million, $1 million, and $1.5 million.

Represented InMoment (formerly Mindshare Technologies), an enterprise feedback management company, in the investment of private equity by Sorensen Partners for minority interest of $26 million.

Represented Merit Medical Systems, Inc. in a secondary public offering of common stock for $90 million, underwritten by Piper Jaffray.

Represented SkyWest, Inc. in a secondary offering of common stock underwritten by Merrill Lynch & Co. and Raymond James & Associates valued at $104 million.

Represented SkyWest, Inc. in a secondary offering of common stock underwritten by Raymond James & Associates valued at $134 million.

Represented Kinross Gold Corporation, a Canadian-based gold mining company, in the sale of common stock in the U.S. and Canada. Underwritten by CIBC World Markets, Scotia Capital, RBC Dominion Securities CDN for $213 million.

Represented Altair Nanotechnologies, Ceramic Nanomaterials Manufacturer, Registered direct offering of common stock, placed by Cowen and Co. valued at $25 million.

Represented Worldwide Packets, a broadband technology company, in a private offering of convertible preferred stock valued at $45 million.

Represented Franklin Covey Co., a leadership/time management company in an offering of senior unsecured notes of $85 million.

Represented SOS Staffing Services, Inc., a temporary services company, in a secondary offering of common stock underwritten by Lehman Brothers; George K. Baum; PaineWebber Inc.; Unterberg Harris for $77 million.

Represented SkyWest, Inc. in a secondary offering of common stock underwritten by The Robinson- Humphrey Company; SBC Warburg Dillon Read Inc. for $65.2 million.

Represented a real estate development company in an offering of unsecured promissory notes, placed by Bank One Capital Markets valued at $150 million.

Represented AmeriServe Capital, in an initial public offering of stock valued at $75 million.

Represented Geneva Steel, an integrated steel company, in an exchange/tender offer of preferred stock, issuer registration of $34 million.

Represented Franklin Quest Co., a time management company, in a primary offering of common stock underwritten by Merrill Lynch; Smith Barney valued at $80 million.

Represented Geneva Steel, and integrated steel company, in a primary offering of senior notes underwritten by Citicorp; Salomon Brothers valued at $135 million.

Represented Franklin Quest Co., a time management training company, in an IPO, common stock underwritten by Merrill Lynch; Smith Barney valued at $89 million.

Represented Geneva Steel, and integrated steel cmopany in an IPO, common stock underwritten by Merrill Lynch; Salomon Brothers valued at $78 million.

Represented SOS Staffing Services, Inc., a temporary services company, in an initial public offering, undewritten by Merrill Lynch and Salomon Brothers for $17 million. 

Represented Linux Networx in a $40 millions series B Preferred Stock transaction.

Represented Hawaii Pacific Capital Corporation in an IPO, remarketed preferred stock under-written by Merrill Lynch valued at $50 million.

Represented SkyWest Airlines in a contract dispute lawsuit that had tens of millions of dollars at issue.  (Atlantic Southeast Airlines and SkyWest Airlines v. Delta Air Lines)

Represented SkyWest, Inc. in negotiation of an aircraft purchase agreement for 100 MRJ90 regional jet aircraft, with a list value of more than $4 billion, and 100 additional aircraft at SkyWest’s option.

Represented Barrick Gold Corporation in the acquisition of the Mill Canyon mining properties and related assets for $24 million from Victoria Gold Corporation.

Represented Barrick Gold Corporation in the acquisition of the Cortez Mine joint venture interest in Nevada from Rio Tinto PLC for $1.7 billion.

Assisted in due diligence, documentation and closing of an $80 million equity investment in a Nevada molybdenum property, which also involved a $665 million bank loan, a $20 million bridge loan, and a long-term molybdenum supply off-take agreement.

Represented Geneva Steel in negotiating, documenting and closing the sale of an iron mine property in Utah for $10 million.

Represented Kinross Gold Corporation in the acquisition of Amax Gold Corporation.

Represented Kinross Gold Corporation in a $20+ million acquisition of Restoration Minerals Company Inc.’s interest in the Goldbank gold venture.

Represented Barrick Gold Corporation in the acquisition of High Desert Mineral Resources of Nevada, Inc.

Acquisition and development of a gemstone mining operation.

Acquisition of an operating salt mine.

Represented Kinross Gold Corporation in an offer to purchase all publicly-held shares of the $3.75 Series B Convertible Preferred Stock of Kinam Gold, Inc.

Acquisition of numerous gold properties in Nevada and other western states, ranging from several million dollars to $1.7 billion for a 40% interest.

Negotiated, documented and closed the sale of an iron mine property in Utah for $10 million.

Sale of a perlite mining and processing operation in Oneida County, Idaho.

Acquisition of a commercial gemstone mining operation in Beaver County, Utah.

Represented Atlantic Southwest Airlines in the negotiation of an airport lease with the City of Atlanta.

Represented Holly Corporation and its affiliate, Holly Energy Partners, L.P., in the acquisition of Sinclair’s Tulsa refining facility, tankage, loading rack and pipeline assets for a combined $203 million.  

Organize closed-end private equity funds with capital commitments of between $20 million and $100 million. Assist with fund documents, offering documents, organization of related general partner entities and ongoing matters.

Organize closed-end venture capital funds with capital commitments of between $5 million and $30 million.  Assist with fund documents, offering documents, organization of related general partner entities and ongoing matters.

Organize closed-end and open-end real estate acquisition and management funds, including those operating as real estate operating companies under ERISA,  with capital commitments of between $5 million and $100 million.

Organize closed-end and open-end asset-based lending funds with capital commitments of between $5 million and $50 million.  Lending strategies include first-lien, mezzanine and alternative. Assist with lending transactions.

Organize closed-end distressed asset and broad-based hedge funds with capital commitments of between $5 million and $50 million.  Assist with fund documents, offering documents, organization of related general partner entities and compliance issues.

Organize open-end public equity funds with varied investment strategies, including capital preservation, income generation, active trading, technical analysis (including alpha/beta) and other strategies.  Assist with fund documents, offering documents, organization of related general partner entities and compliance issues.

Organize open-end commodity or derivative trading funds or pools, with varied investment strategies.  Assist with fund documents, offering documents, organization of related general partner entities and compliance issues, including with respect to SEC, NFA and CFTC.

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