2005 Big Deals List: Public Transactions

2005 Big Deals List: Public Transactions

The 2005 Big Deals List Researched by Perkins Coie LLP
PUBLIC TRANSACTIONS
Issuer/location Month Type of deal Business Deal size Underwriters (unless otherwise noted)
AVI Biopharma
Portland
Jan Common stock and convertible securities Biopharmaceuticals $24m Rodman & Renshaw (placement agent)

Clear Choice Health Plans
Bend
Oct Common stock Medical insurance $7.5m D.A. Davidson (placement agent)

Greenbrier Cos.
Lake Oswego
May Common stock Transportation equipment and services for the railroad industry $137m

McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants
Portland
Dec Common stock Restaurant $8.6m Banc of America Securities LLC and Wachovia Securities

Oxis International
Portland
Jan Common stock Disease diagnosis technology $6.5m Rodman & Renshaw (placement agent)

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Tell us about any Big Deals that involve at least one Oregon or Southwest Washington company. We’re looking for mergers and acquisitions of $2.5 million of more, and divestitures and public and private transactions of $1 million or more that occured in 2006. Contact Brent Bullock at Perkins Coie LLP, 503.727.2000, BBullock(at)perkinscoie.com.