Capital Market Transactions
Avidbank Holdings, Inc.—corporate counsel to Avidbank Holdings, Inc., in its common stock equity raise and subordinated debt transaction
Central Pacific Financial Corp.—corporate counsel in its $55 million private placement of subordinated notes and subsequent public registered exchange offer
D.A. Davidson and Performance Trust Capital Partners—counsel to placement agents in $45 million subordinated debt offerings of Communities First Financial Corporation
Performance Trust Capital Partners—counsel to sole placement agent in a $20 million placement of fixed-to-floating rate subordinated notes of Capital Community BanCorp, the holding company for Capital Community Bank
Piper Sandler (fka Sandler O’Neill & Partners, L.P.)—counsel to its role as:
- Underwriter in the initial public offering of Sterling Bancorp, Inc. ($180 million) and Esquire Financial Holdings, Inc. ($33 million)
- Sole placement agent to California BanCorp in its private placement ($35 million)
Piper Sandler, D.A. Davidson and Stephens Inc.—counsel to underwriters in a $150 million offering of fixed-to-floating rate subordinated notes of First Foundation Inc.
Merger and Acquisition Transactions
American River Bankshares—counsel to American River Bankshares in its $135 million merger with Bank of Marin Bancorp
Community Bank—counsel to Community Bank in its $903 million sale to CVB Financial Corp.
CVB Financial Corp.—counsel to CVB Financial Corp. in its $204 million acquisition of Suncrest Bank
Friendly Hills Bank—counsel to Friendly Hills Bank in its acquisition of three Bank of Southern California, N.A., branches
Northern California National Bank—counsel to NorCal Bank in its $50 million acquisition by private investors
Presidio Bank—counsel to Presidio Bank in its $200 million merger with Heritage Commerce Corp.
Tectura Corporation—counsel to Tectura Corporation in the sale of its North American operations to UXC Eclipse
QAD—counsel to QAD in its $2 billion acquisition by Thoma Bravo
QAD—corporate counsel to QAD, in its $60 million public follow-on offering of common stock
Venture Capital Transactions
Iron Pillar Fund—counsel to Iron Pillar Fund in its:
- Lead investor in Fold Health’s $6 million funding
- Lead investor in Pando’s $30 million Series B funding
- Financing of CoreStack
- Preferred financing of Vyome Therapeutics, Inc.
Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.), Inc.—counsel to Mitsui in preferred financing to Pipeline RX, LLC
New Atlantic Ventures—counsel to New Atlantic Ventures in seed stage financing of Atlas Obscura
Runa Capital––counsel to Runa Capital in the:
- Preferred financings of Procurify Technologies and of Zipdrug, Inc.
- Series A financing of Oxygen, Inc.
Varo Money, Inc.—counsel to Varo Money in Series B preferred stock financing