Christopher Law Group LLP

Security Offerings

Mergers & Acquisitions

• Representation of underwriters in $11.5 million shelf takedown to institutional investors and concurrent restructuring of prior debt financing.
• Offering of $250 million of convertible notes and public re-sale registration for publicly held semi-conductor company.
• Offering of $250 million in senior notes for publicly held consumer goods company.
• Institutional placement and follow on public exchange offer of $175 million in high yield bonds for publicly held homebuilder.
• Initial public offering of $80 million in common stock for IT services company.
• Venture capital investment of $20 million for IT company.
• Venture capital investment of $26 million and strategic partnerships for telemedicine company.
• Representation of underwriting firm in several secondary public equity offerings and PIPE financings.
• Initial public offering of steel fabrication company.
• Institutional offering of $100 million in high yield bonds for steel company and follow on public exchange offer
• Private placement for themed restaurant chain in Southern California
• Public offering of common stock and multi level warrants to debt holders in bankruptcy reorganization of publicly held IT consulting firm.
• Multi stage high net worth financing (totaling $25 million) for new electric motor technology company, subsequent reorganization and follow on offerings and strategic financings totaling $15 million
• Private placement for solar equipment manufacturing company with international operations.
• Start up, including complete corporate organization, and multi stage private placements for pet supply retail chain and placement of institutional financing (also served on board of directors).
• Serial private placements for a solar energy equipment manufacturer and algae biomass developer.

• Merger of Burr-Brown Corporation with Texas Instruments Incorporated for $7.6 billion (at the time the largest transaction in the history of the semiconductor industry)
• Merger of Swift Transportation and MS Carriers for $300 million (to form the largest public truckload carrier in the United States).
• Sale of MicroAge, Inc. core operating businesses in separate Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings to CompuCom Corporation and UPS.
• Merger of Central Newspapers, Inc. and Gannett in $2.6 billion transaction.
• Acquisition of homebuilder by Meritage Corporation for $75 million.
• Acquisition of 15 IT consulting firms by a publicly held IT company in an growth by acquisition strategy
• Acquisition of over 25 domestic and international independent computer resellers by a publicly held computer equipment re-seller
• Representation of founders in sale of nutritional food supplement business to multi-national investment fund and repurchase of manufacturing facilities.
• Acquisition of regional insurance brokerage firm by national insurance brokerage company and industry consolidator.
• Acquisition of controlling convertible debt position of publicly held mining firm by international mining firm.
• Spin off of nutritional sweetener company and follow up sale of company by founder to industry leading alternative sweetener firm, including prior establishment of joint ventures in Latin America and Europe.
• Acquisition of founding partner of national homebuilder by international forest products and homebuilding company.
• Purchase and later sale of publisher of regional newspaper businesses.
• Acquisition of control of iron ore mining company by owner of nation’s largest pumice mine operations and ongoing representation.
• Reorganization and sale of joint venture of national product suppliers to the self storage and moving industry.
• Sale of controlling interest in high profile fashion industry event producer.

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