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Archives - February 2008
Friday, February 01, 2008


$2.8 billion

Danaher Corporation

$2.38 billion

Campbell Opportunity
Timber Fund /
Campbell Group

$2.3 billion

Evraz Group S.A
Oregon Steel Mills

$2.15 billion

Brookfield Asset Management
Longview Fibre Co.

$710 million

Integra Telecom
Eschelon Telecom
November Aequitas Capital Management (Lake Oswego) Windswept Capital (WA) ND
June Aequitas Catalyst Fund (Portland)/Aequitas Capital Management Paramount Graphics (Beaverton) $10.8m
August Aerosonic (FL) Op Technologies (Beaverton) ND
January Apollo Group (AZ) Insight Schools (Portland) ND
March Ascentium Corporation (WA) Centerlogic (Portland) ND
April Aventura Resorts (WA) RV resort (Mosier) ND
May Barrett Business Services (Vancouver, WA) Strategic Staffing (UT) $12m
July Basic American Foods (CA) Harry’s Fresh Foods (Portland) ND
June BASIS International Ltd. (NM) AddOnSoftware (Beaverton) / MicroAccounting Sytsems ND
February Bear Mountain Forest Products (Cascade Locks) Smokehouse (Hood River) / Luhr Jensen ND
April Brookfield Asset Management (Toronto) Longview Fibre Co. (WA) $2.15b
January BW Insurance Agency, Inc./ Bank of the West [ND] Contractor’s Insurance Services (Tualatin) ND
October Campbell Opportunity Timber Fund /Campbell Group (Portland) timber land/ Temple-Inland (TX) $2.38b
June Cardno Limited (Australia) WRG Design (Portland) ND
May Cascade Corporation (Fairview) American Compaction Equipment (CA) ND
December Catcher Holdings (VA) Vivato Networks (Portland) $1.35m
November Caterpillar (IL) forestry division/ Blount International (Portland) $77.3m
December CEI Acquisition (Portland) Christenson Electric (Portland)/Microfield Group (Portland) $9.65m
February CheckFree Corporation (GA) Corillian Corporation (Portland) $245m
April Chockstone (Portland) Peppercoin (MA) ND
April CIC Partners (TX) American Onion; Rivergate Farms (Hermiston) ND
August CNET (CA) VersionTracker (Portland) ND
March Columbia Banking System (WA) Town Center Bancorp (Portland) $45.1m
November Commercial Vehicle Group (OH) fabrication division/ Gage Industries ( Lake Oswego) $5.3m
December Cooper Industries (TX) Sure Power Industries (Tualatin) ND
January Copy Centers/Skyview Capital (CA) US Photocopier business/ TRM Corporation (Portland) $9.2m
February Country Coach Holdings (Junction City ) / Riley Investment Management (CA) Country Coach Subsidiary (Junction City) / National R.V. Holdings (CA) $51.75m
October Danaher Corporation (DC) Tektronix (Beaverton) $2.8b
June Delphon Industries (CA) UltraTape Industries (Salem) ND
July Domestica (Portland) Sister Suds Cleaning Co. (Portland) ND
December Drake Gold Resources (Portland) Wolverine & LC2 - AG prospects (BC) ND
October Echo Global Logistics (Chicago) BestWay Solutions LLC (WA) ND
November EDS (TX) Saber Holdings (Portland)/ Accel-KKR $420m
July Electro Scientific Industries (Portland) New Wave Research (CA) $36m
February Eschelon Telecom (MN) United Communications (Bend) $13.9m
January Evraz Group S.A (Russia) Oregon Steel Mills (Portland) $2.3b
August executive leadership team (Portland) ID Branding (Portland) ND
October Fatburger Corp./ Fog Cutter Capital (Portland) J&R Enterprises, JGT Enterprises (PA) ND
October FLIR Systems (Portland) Extech Instruments Corporation (MA) $40m
September FLIR Systems (Portland) Cedip Infrared Systems (France) $86.4m
January Free Standards Group (CA) Open Source Development Labs (Beaverton) ND
November Frontier Financial Corp (WA) Bank of Salem (Salem) $60m
December Gheen Irrigation Works (Eugene) OR & TX manufacturing assets/Lake (Eugene) ND
March GreenWood Tree Farm /Portland poplar tree farm (Boardman) /Potlatch Corporation $65m
January Gryphon Investors (CA) G.I. Joe’s (Wilsonville) ND
January Hilb Rogal & Hobbs Company (VA) Nevin, Works & Associates (Portland) ND
September IAC (NY) GarageGames (Eugene) ND
November Iconix Brand Group Inc (NY) Starter brand/ Nike (Beaverton) $60m
December I-Flow (CA) AcryMed (Tigard) $25m
June infoUSA (NE) expresscopy.com (Portland) ND
March Integra Telecom (Portland) Eschelon Telecom (MN) $710m
November International Forest Products Ltd (BC) 3 sawmills / Pope & Talbot (Portland) $89m
January KC Distance Learning (Portland) Aventa Learning (AZ) ND
June Kellwood Company (MO) Hanna Andersson (Portland) / Castanea Partners; Dorset Capital; mgmt. team $175m
March Knorr Foods Co. / Ajinomoto Co. (Japan) New Season Foods (Forest Grove) ND
March Littler Mendelson, P.C. (CA) Amburgey & Rubin, P.C. (Portland) ND
June LTC Global Solutions (Medford) Gelbwaks Insurance Services (FL) ND
March LTC Global Solutions (Medford) Senior Wealth Care Insurance Services (TX) ND
July Market Strategies (MI) Doxus (Portland) ND
April McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants (Portland) The Boathouse restaurants/Spectra Group of Great Restaurants (Vancouver, BC) $14.3m
June Mentor Graphics Corporation (Wilsonville) Sierra Design Automation (CA) $90m
March Motorola (IL) Tut Systems (Lake Oswego) $39m
May MSI-PRO Co. (North Plains)/Jewett-Cameron Trading Co. new product lines ND
June Murphy Co. (Eugene) veneer operation (WA) / Weyerhaeuser Co. ND
June Nautilus (Vancouver, WA) Land America Health and Fitness (China) $72m
July New Vision Television (CA) KOIN6 (Portland)/ Montecito Broadcast Grp. ND
October NIKE (Beaverton) Umbro plc (UK) $582m
October NLight Corp. (WA) Liekki Corp. (Finland) ND
December Northwest Pipe (Portland) S Square Tube Products (CO) ND
July Northwest Pipe Company (Portland) Continental Pipe Manufacturing Co. (UT) ND
January NoteMachine Limited /Rutland Partners LLP [UK] TRM Limited /TRM Corp. (Portland) $92.6m
May NPG of Oregon (Bend)/News-Press & Gazette Company (MO) KFXO-LP (Bend)/Meredith Corp. (IA) ND
October NuView Systems (MA) Cort Software (Bend) ND
December O’Brien Auto Group (WA) DeLon Auto Center (Salem) ND
May OCP (Portland) Liturgical Publications of St. Louis (MO) ND
October OnScreen Technologies (Portland) proprietary rights to WayFast power, comm. technology (CA)/ CH Capital ND
June Oversee.net (CA) SnapNames (Portland) ND
May Planar Systems (Beaverton) Runco International (CA) $36.7m
October Platial (Portland) Frappr (CA) ND
January Precision Castparts (Portland) Cherry Aerospace/ Acument Global Technologies (MI) $300m
June Precision Castparts Corp. (Portland) Caledonian Alloys Group (Scotland) ND
June PremierWest Bancorp (Medford) Consumer Finance Division business (Eugene) / Pacific Continental Bank ND
August Prudential NW Prop. (Portland)/Prudential Real Estate Affl. Your Home Town Realty (Bend) ND
September RadiSys Corp. (Hillsboro) modular communications platforms business /Intel (CA) $31.75m
January Redhook Ale Brewery (WA) Widmer Brothers Brewing Company (Portland) ND
July Redwood Empire division (CA)/ Pacific States Industries plywood mill (Springfield)/ Weyerhaeuser Co. ND
August Rescue Rooter (TN)/American Residential Srv. Jack Howk plumbing (Portland) ND
June Restaurants Unlimited Inc. (WA) Pacific Coast Restaurants (Portland) ND
April Ruth’s Chris Steak House (FL) Portland franchised restaurant $4.5m
October Schmitt Industries (Portland) Xtero Datacom (Canada) $1.46m
August Seattle-Northwest Securities (WA) Regional Financial Advisors (Portland) ND
August Sound Publishing (Poulsbo) five newspapers (WA)/Sun News ND
April SP Industries/Riverlake Partners (Portland) Genevac Ltd. (England)/Thermo Fisher Scientific ND
July Standard Retirement Services (Portland)/ StanCorp Financial Group MasterPlan Advisors (Portland)/ DPA ND
October Star Buffet (AZ) JJ North’s Grand Buffet (Grants Pass) ND
March The Campbell Group (Portland) Menasha Forest Products Corporation (North Bend) ND
January The Kemper Company/ Adventure Funds (Portland) soda brand/Pyramid Breweries(WA) $3.1m
July The Papé Group (Eugene) Central California Kenworth (CA) ND
June Toby’s Family Foods (Springfield) Genesis Juice (Eugene) ND
April Tougi (Portland)/Nettel Holdings HTD Co. (Vietnam) ND
July Trelleborg Sealing Solutions (Sweden)/ Trelleborg AFM (Portland) ND
August TriQuint Semiconductor (Hillsboro) Peak Devices (CO) ND
June TRM Multitech Services (Canada) photocopier business (Canada) / TRM (Portland) $398,645
January Umpqua Holdings Corporation (Portland) North Bay Bancorp (CA) $156m
April Undisclosed investment group Jackson & Perkins business (Medford)/Harry & David Holdings $21m
August US Resort Venture (West Linn) 49 Degrees North Mountain Resort (WA)/Peak Management Group $45m
April UxComm (Beaverton) Virtugo Software (CA) ND
July VF Corp. (NC) Lucy Activewear (Portland) $110m
August Vintage Wine Trust (CA) Farmer Road Vineyard (Polk County) $1.27m
June Wacom Co. (Vancouver, WA) Touchscreen Konnection Oasis (TX) ND
June WebTrends (Portland) Webcontrol (Sweden) ND
August Western Sierra Mining Corp. (AZ) Pine Creek Mining (OR) $2.6m
November Widmer Brothers Brewing Co. (Portland) Redhook Ale Brewery (WA) stock
May Xerox Corporation (CT) Copytronix (Portland)/Global Imaging Systems (FL) ND
November Znomics (Portland) Pacific Syndicated Resources (BC) ND

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