Capital Market Transactions
Sandler O'Neill & Partners, L.P.—counsel to underwriter in initial public offering of First Foundation, Inc.
Avidbank Holdings, Inc.—corporate counsel to Avidbank Holdings, Inc., in common stock equity raise and subordinated debt transaction
Central Pacific Financial Corp.—corporate counsel to CPFC in multiple public, underwritten sale of common stock by lead private equity investors
CVB Financial Corp.—corporate counsel in underwritten common stock capital raise
Credit Suisse—corporate counsel to underwriter in connection with common stock offering of City National Corporation
QAD, Inc.—corporate counsel to QAD in underwritten, follow-on offering
SVB Financial Group—special corporate counsel in multiple senior and subordinated note offerings
Presidio Bank—corporate counsel to Presidio Bank in subordinated debt offering and equity rights offering
Triodos Foundation—counsel to the Triodos Foundation in connection with private equity investment in New Resource Bank
Cathay General Bancorp—counsel to issuer in ATM offering underwritten by BofA Merrill Lynch
Merger and Acquisition Transactions
Bay Area Legal Aid—counsel to Bay Area Legal Aid in merger with Legal Aid of Napa Valley
Blue Bottle Coffee, LLC—counsel to co-founders of Blue Bottle Coffee in sale of control transaction
ABD Insurance—counsel to ABD Insurance in multiple acquisitions of various insurance agencies
Tectura Corporation—corporate counsel to Tectura Corporation in connection with sale of North American assets to UXC Eclipse
Pan Pacific Bank—counsel to Pan Pacific Bank in merger with California Bank of Commerce
Coverity, Inc.—corporate counsel to Coverity in connection with acquisitions of Solidware Technologies, Inc., and Codefast, Inc.
Precision Light, Inc.—corporate counsel to Precision Light, Inc., in sale to Allergan
CVB Financial Corp.—corporate counsel to CVB Financial in acquisition of American Security Bank and County Commerce Bank
Belvedere Capital Fund—corporate counsel to selling shareholder in connection with sale of Professional Business Bank
Solveras Payment Solutions—corporate counsel in connection with sale of payment processor to TransFirst, Inc.
Placer Sierra Bancshares—corporate counsel to Placer Sierra Bancshares in sale to Wells Fargo, Inc.
Union Bank—corporate counsel to Union Bank in connection with acquisition of Business Bank of California
Venture Capital Transactions
Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.), Inc.—counsel to Mitsui in preferred financing to Pipeline RX, LLC.
Atlas Obscura—counsel to New Atlantic Ventures in seed stage financing
Draper Fisher Jurvetson—corporate counsel in formation of Draper Fisher Jurvetson Fund X, L.P.
New Atlantic Ventures—corporate counsel in formation of New Atlantic Ventures Fund IV, L.P.
Liquid Robotics, Inc.—counsel to VantagePoint Venture Partners in preferred stock financing of Liquid Robotics
Yantra, Inc.—counsel to Artiman Ventures in preferred stock financing of Yantra, Inc.
WaterSmart, Inc.—counsel to Physic Ventures and Menlo Incubator in preferred stock financing of WaterSmart
Draper Fisher Jurvetson Growth Fund—corporate counsel in formation of Draper Fisher Jurvetson Growth Fund, L.P.
SolarCity, Inc.—counsel to investors in preferred stock financing of SolarCity
Colchis Capital Advisors—counsel to Colchis Capital Advisors in connection with formation of Colchis/Prosper Income Fund, L.P.
MeetUp, Inc.—counsel to investors in preferred stock financing of MeetUp