Company Transaction Location Size Industry Type
Linx Card Capital raise   ND Business Services Capital raise -- mezz debt + warrants
Linx Card Capital raise   ND Business Services Capital raise -- senior debt
Medbox Strategic / financial advice   ND Healthcare/Pharma/Biotech Strategic advisory
ActiveCare Series F preferred from Hillair Capital Investments and other investors   3 Healthcare/Pharma/Biotech Capital raise - equity
Thompson National Properties Proxy contest with respect to Strategic Realty Trust (formerly TNP Strategic Retail Trust)   ND Real Estate/Leisure/Gaming Hostile transaction -- proxy fight
Furr's Supermarkets Bankruptcy sale to Fleming Cos.   100 Consumer Products/Services/Retail/Food M&A sell-side / restructuring
Lukoil Strategic / financial advice    ND Energy Strategic advisory
Paxar Corporation Sale of International Imaging Materials business to Centre Partners   130 Consumer Products/Services/Retail/Food M&A - sell-side
Schlumberger Limited Acquisition of CellNet Data Systems out of bankruptcy    235 Technology/Communications M&A - buy-side / restructuring
Griffin Land & Nurseries Sale of Imperial SSC Nurseries Division to Olympus Partners   25 Consumer Products/Services/Retail/Food M&A - sell-side
Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation Acquisition of rights to the Van Heusen name in Europe and Asia from Coats Vyella plc    18 Consumer Products/Services/Retail/Food M&A - buy-side
May's Drug Stores Strategic / financial advice   ND Consumer Products/Services/Retail/Food Strategic advisory
Penn Traffic Company Strategic / financial advice   ND Consumer Products/Services/Retail/Food Strategic advisory
Nordic Options Strategic / financial advice    ND Financial Institutions Strategic advisory
Warnaco Group Financial advisor to Bank Steering Committee in bankruptcy restructuring   2,600 Consumer Products/Services/Retail/Food Restructuring
Fantastic Sams Bankruptcy sale to Cheveux Acquisition   17 Consumer Products/Services/Retail/Food M&A sell-side / restructuring
Opal Concepts Bankrtupcty sale of 286 hair salons and franchise system (Pro-Cuts, Carlton International, Hair by Stewarts, Jose Eber Atelier) to Regis Corporation   10 Consumer Products/Services/Retail/Food M&A sell-side / restructuring
Access Beverage Debt private placement   < 5 Consumer Products/Services/Retail/Food Capital raise - debt
Frenchtown Harbor Strategic advice   50 Real Estate/Leisure/Gaming Strategic advisory / restructuring
Equitable Companies Strategic advice in connection with section 1031 exchange syndication   ND Real Estate/Leisure/Gaming Strategic advisory
Williams Worldwide Debt private placement   < 5 Consumer Products/Services/Retail/Food Capital raise - debt
Darden Dental Supply Debt financing   < 5 Healthcare/Pharma/Biotech Capital raise - debt
eStyle Sale out of bankruptcy to RightStart   6 Consumer Products/Services/Retail/Food M&A - sell-side / restructuring
Michael Beaudry, Inc. Financial advisor in restructuring   ND Consumer Products/Services/Retail/Food Restructuring
CT Engineering Sale to Select Remedy Inc.   ND Business Services M&A - sell-side
PDQ Personnel Services Sale to Select Remedy Inc.   ND Business Services M&A - sell-side
Indalex Holdings Finance Financial advisor to creditors in restructuring   1,600 Industrial Restructuring
ProLink Solutions Financial advisor in restructuring   ND Technology/Communications Restructuring / valuation opinion
Long Needle Entertainment Debt financing   < 5 Media/Entertinament Capital raise - debt
Mañana Media Inc. Acquisition of Latin Mex, Inc.    < 5 Media/Entertainment M&A - buy-side
Great American Marketing Sale to Howard Berger Company   ND Consumer Products/Services/Retail/Food M&A - sell-side
Bear Stearns Strategic / financial advice   ND Financial Institutions Strategic advisory
Downey Savings Strategic / financial advice   ND Financial Institutions Strategic advisory
IMPAC Mortgage Holdings Strategic / financial advice   ND Financial Institutions Strategic Advisory
Symark Software Sale of company to Insight Venture Partners   ND Technology/Communications M&A - sell-side
Schering AG Strategic advice in connection with Biotech division    ND Healthcare/Pharma/Biotech Strategic Advisory
RedSky Technologies Follow-on equity private placement   < 5 Technology/Communications Capital raise - equity
RedSky Technologies Equity private placement - Series A round   < 5 Technology/Communications Capital raise - equity
MX Logic Equity private placement   10 Technology/Communications Capital raise - equity
Clear Technology Equity private placement   10 Technology/Communications Capital raise - equity
eFashion Solutions Equity private placement   ND Technology/Communications Capital raise - equity
Rapidform (INUS Technologies) Sale to 3D Systems    35 Technology/Communications M&A - sell-side
NetBank Equity offering   129 Financial Institutions Capital raise - equity
Clark/Bardes Holdings IPO   36 Financial Institutions Capital raise - equity
ORIX Corporation Sale of U.S. specialty finance business    ND Financial Institutions M&A - sell-side
Wit Capital IPO   100 Financial Institutions Capital raise - equity
NetBank Convertible subordinated notes offering   115 Financial Institutions Capital raise - debt
NetBank Equity offering   100 Financial Institutions Capital raise - equity
Goldman Sachs Group IPO   3,700 Financial Institutions Capital raise - equity
City National Corporation Acquisition of The Pacific Bank   145 Financial Institutions M&A - buy-side
Wells Fargo & Company Acquisition of Ragen MacKenzie Group   299 Financial Institutions M&A - buy-side
Rock Financial Corporation Sale to Intuit   330 Financial Institutions M&A - sell-side
Phoenix Home Life Mutual Insurance Company Sale of Phoenix's life reinsurance operation to GE Capital   ND Financial Institutions M&A - sell-side
Phoenix Home Life Mutual Insurance Company Sale of American Phoenix Corporation to Hilb, Rogal & Hamilton Company   100 Financial Institutions M&A - sell-side
Exult, Inc. IPO   60 Business Services Capital raise - equity
Resources Connection IPO   109 Business Services Capital raise - equity
Equifax Spin-off of Certegy   2,000 Business Services Spin-off
UCBH Holdings Strategic / financial advice   ND Financial Institutions Strategic advisory
Aames Financial Financial advisor in restructuring   ND Financial Institutions Restructuring
LeapFrog Enterprises IPO   112 Consumer Products/Services/Retail/Food Capital raise - equity
Collateral Therapeutics Sale to Schering AG    161 Healthcare/Pharma/Biotech M&A - sell-side
ALARIS Medical Systems Financial advisor in restructuring   ND Healthcare/Pharma/Biotech Restructuring
Transworld Information Services Sale to Teledata Informatics    7 Technology/Communications M&A - sell-side
Perseus Development Corp. Merger with WebSurveyor and sale to Austin Ventures   ND Technology/Communications M&A - sell-side
Apex Learning Financial advisor in restructuring   ND Technology/Communications Restructuring
Zaiq Technologies Restructuring and sale to Patni Computer Systems Limited    < 5 Technology / Communications Restructuring / M&A - sell-side
Ronco Corporation Sale in bankruptcy   40 Consumer Products/Services/Retail/Food Restructuring / M&A - sell-side
Windsor Vineyards Acquisition of orphan asset of Foster's Wine Group    15 Consumer Products/Services/Retail/Food M&A - buy-side
Axium International Sale of assets in bankruptcy   200 Business Services Restructuring / M&A - sell-side
Eurodesign Holdings Distressed sale and restructuring   15 Industrial Restructuring / M&A - sell-side
Nurserymen's Exchange Financial advisor in restructuring   20 Consumer Products/Services/Retail/Food Restructuring
Uno Restaurant Holdings Financial advisor to bondholders   150 Consumer Products/Services/Retail/Food Restructuring
Westwood One Financial advisor to equity holder (The Gores Group) in restructuring   250 Media/Entertainment Restructuring
Alpha Media Group Financial advisor to senior lenders in restructuring and recapitalization of Maxim magazine   180 Media/Entertainment Restructuring
Station Casinos Financial advisor to equity holder (Colony Capital) in connection with in-court bankruptcy restructuring   9,500 Real Estate/Leisure/Gaming Restructuring
International Aluminum Corp. Financial advisor to mezzanine leanders in restructuring   200 Industrial Restructuring
InSight Health Financial advisor to committee of bondholders in chapter 11 bankruptcy   320 Healthcare/Pharma/Biotech Restructuring
Sirius Satellite Radio Term loan   1,750 Technology/Communications Capital raise - debt
ChoiceOne Communications IPO   164 Technology/Communications Capital raise - equity
Telecorp Senior Notes offering   450 Technology/Communications Capital raise - debt
Teledesic Proposed merger with ICO   1,500 Technology/Communications M&A
Power-One Block trade of equity   ND Industrial Block trade
Independent National Mortgage Corporation (IndyMac) Warrants and Income Redeemable Equity Securities (WIRES) offering   175 Financial Institutions Capital raise - equity
Argosy Gaming Senior Subordinated Notes offering   150 Real Estate/Leisure/Gaming Capital raise - debt
Hilton Hotels Senior Notes offering   200 Real Estate/Leisure/Gaming Capital raise - debt
Hilton Hotels Senior Notes offering   400 Real Estate/Leisure/Gaming Capital raise - debt
Hilton Hotels Senior Notes offering   300 Real Estate/Leisure/Gaming Capital raise - debt
Diabetes and Glandular Disease Research Associates Sale (LBO) to SRI Research / KRG Capital   ND Healthcare/Pharma/Biotech M&A - sell-side
Preferred Homecare Sale (LBO) of parent company Maverick Healthcare to The Halifax Group   ND Healthcare/Pharma/Biotech M&A - sell-side
Pacificare Debt IPO   500 Healthcare/Pharma/Biotech Capital raise - debt
Allergan Spin-off of Advanced Medical Optics   585 Healthcare/Pharma/Biotech M&A - spin-off
Universal Care Sale to Health Net   ND Healthcare/Pharma/Biotech M&A - sell-side
Universal Care Restructuring   ND Healthcare/Pharma/Biotech Restructuring
Amil International Sale to Blue Cross of Texas   ND Healthcare/Pharma/Biotech M&A - sell-side
Kyphon Acquisition of St. Francis Medical Technologies   725 Healthcare/Pharma/Biotech M&A - buy-side
Intralase Sale to Advanced Medical Optics   808 Healthcare/Pharma/Biotech M&A - sell-side
ev3 Acquisition of FoxHollow Technologies   780 Healthcare/Pharma/Biotech M&A - buy-side
Boston Scientific Evaluation of strategic alternatives for the Endosurgery Group   ND Healthcare/Pharma/Biotech Strategic advisory
Texas Pacific Group Acquisition (LBO) of Axcan Pharma   1,300 Healthcare/Pharma/Biotech M&A - buy-side
Boston Scientific Divestiture of Cardiac and Vascular Surgery businesses   750 Healthcare/Pharma/Biotech M&A - sell-side
Alpharma Sale of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) to 3i Group   395 Healthcare/Pharma/Biotech M&A - sell-side
Alpharma Hostile defense against King Pharmaceuticals   1,600 Healthcare/Pharma/Biotech Hostile defense
WellPoint Sale of PBM business to Express Scripts   4,700 Healthcare/Pharma/Biotech M&A - sell-side
Cardinal Health Spin-off of CareFusion (clinical and medical products business)   4,700 Healthcare/Pharma/Biotech M&A - spin-off
Apria Healthcare Acquisition of multiple home health services companies   ND Healthcare/Pharma/Biotech M&A - buy-side
Sears, Roebuck & Company Sale of 50% stake in Advantis joint venture to IBM   $900 Technology/Communications M&A -- sell-side -- joint venture
Hanmi Bank Strategic alternatives   500 Financial Institutions Strategic advisory
RJR Nabisco Strategic advice    ND Consumer Products/Services/Retail/Food Strategic advisory
Pharmacy Development Corp. Strategic / financial advice   ND Healthcare/Pharma/Biotech Strategic advisory
CKE Restaurants Shareholder relations / strategic advisory   ND Consumer Products/Services/Retail/Food Strategic advisory
Novartis AG Acquisition of remaining 25% of SyStemix    70 Healthcare/Pharma/Biotech Going private transaction
Carreker Corporation Sale of company to CheckFree   206 Business Services M&A - sell-side fairness opinion
Winchell's Donut House Sale by Shato Holdings to Yum Yum Donuts    ND Consumer Products/Services/Retail/Food M&A - sell-side
Warnaco Restructuring advisory services in bankruptcy (Authentic Fitness, A.B.S. by Allen Schwartz)   ND Consumer Products/Services/Retail/Food Restructuring
Vinland Energy Senior debt and equity financing   ND Energy Capital raise - debt & equity
Vinland Energy Acquisition of Appalachian assets from Chesapeake Energy   52 Energy M&A - buy-side
US Facilities Hostile defense   86 Financial Institutions Hostile defense
Unitive, Inc. Sale to Amkor Technologies    116 Technology/Communications M&A - sell-side
Tumbleweed Communications Acquisition of ValiCert   14 Technology/Communications M&A - buy-side
Times Mirror Company Strategic recapitalization   1,200 Media/Entertainment Recapitalization
Thomas H. Lee Minority investment in Fidelity National Information Services leveraged recap   250 Business Services Capital raise - equity / M&A - buy-side
Texas Pacific Group Minority investment in Fidelity National Information Services leveraged recap   250 Business Services Capital raise - equity / M&A - buy-side
TeleTech Holdings Acquisition of Newgen Results Corporation   192 Technology/Communications M&A - buy-side
Synergy Group Sale to Northwestern Growth and Empire Gas   ND Energy M&A - sell-side
Stratex Networks Merger with Harris   562 Technology/Communications M&A - sell-side
Station Casinos Sale to Fertitta Colony Partners   9,100 Real Estate/Leisure/Gaming M&A - sell-side
Santa Barbara Restaurant Group Sale of La Salsa, Green Burrito, Timberlodge to CKE Restaurants   65 Consumer Products/Services/Retail/Food M&A - sell-side
Roberts Pharmaceutical Secondary equity offering    91 Healthcare/Pharma/Biotech Capital raise - equity
RJR Nabisco Strategic advice and financial analysis in connection with tobacco litigation settlement   ND Consumer Products/Services/Retail/Food Strategic advisory
RJR Nabisco Hostile defense against Carl Icahn   20,270 Consumer Products/Services/Retail/Food Hostile defense
Riverside Forest Products Hostile defense / sale to Tolko Industries   404 Metals and Mining / Natural Resources Hostile defense / M&A - sell-side
Rhône-Poulenc / Rhodia Sale of Brazilian polyester non-wovens operation to BBA Group    ND Industrial M&A - sell-side
Rhône-Poulenc / Rhodia Sale of Brazilian polyester film operations to Rhone Partners    ND Industrial M&A - sell-side
Rental Services Corp. Sale to Atlas Copco    1,630 Business Services M&A - sell-side
Quadrem Formation of worldwide mining & metals B2B exchange    ND Metals and Mining / Natural Resources Strategic advisory
Pulmuone Holdings Acquisition of Monterey Gourmet Foods    46 Consumer Products/Services/Retail/Food M&A - buy-side
Primadonna Resorts Sale of Primm, NV and 50% of New York-New York to MGM Grand   499 Real Estate/Leisure/Gaming M&A - sell-side
PETCO Acquisition of 19.9% stake in Petopia.com   ND Technology/Communications Strategic advisory / M&A -- buy-side / JV
PayPal IPO   1,200 Technology/Communications Capital raise - equity
Optical Communications Products Sale by Furukawa Electric to Oplink Communications    188 Technology/Communications M&A - sell-side
Occidental Petroleum Sale of remaining 29.2% stake in CanOxy    829 Energy M&A - buy-side
Occidental Petroleum Acquisition of 29.5% stake in Equistar Chemicals   500 Energy / Industrial M&A - sell-side
NorthWestern Corporation Strategic advice / shareholder relations   ND Energy Strategic advisory
NationsBank Merger of NCNB and C&S/Sovran to form NationsBank   4,300 Financial Institutions M&A - buy-side
National Golf Properties Acquisition of Cobblestone Golf Group from Meditrust   393 Real Estate/Leisure/Gaming M&A - buy-side
Mobile Data Solutions Sale to @Road    86 Technology/Communications M&A - sell-side
LTK Wiring Co. Ltd. Sale to Belden    195 Industrial M&A - sell-side
LodgeNet Entertainment Acquisition of OnCommand from Liberty Media   380 Media/Entertainment M&A - buy-side
Keith Companies Sale to Stantec    196 Business Services M&A - sell-side
JNI Corporation Sale to Applied Micro Circuits   190 Technology/Communications M&A - sell-side
Jefferson Smurfit Corp. Acquisition of Stone Container   2,000 Industrial M&A - buy-side
Hunan Valin Steel Tube and Wire Co. Ltd. Sale of 37% interest to Mittal Steel Company NV    338 Industrial Privatization
Hilton Hotels Acquisition of Promus (Doubletree, Embassy Suites, Hampton Inns)   3,900 Real Estate/Leisure/Gaming M&A - buy-side
Herbalife Going-private transaction / Whitney and Golden Gate   685 Consumer Products/Services/Retail/Food Going private
Harrah's Sale of Australian assets including Star City Sydney to TabCorp    ND Real Estate/Leisure/Gaming M&A - sell-side
Harrah's Acquisition of Players International   425 Real Estate/Leisure/Gaming M&A - buy-side
Harrah's Senior debt financing   500 Real Estate/Leisure/Gaming Capital raise - debt
Harrah's Acquisition of Showboat   1,200 Real Estate/Leisure/Gaming M&A - buy-side
Hanmi Bank Fairness opinion -- secondary public stock offering / proposed sale    120 Financial Institutions Capital raise - equity
Greenbrier Companies Adoption of shareholder rights plan   ND Industrial Strategic advisory
Greenbrier Companies Secondary public stock offering   137 Industrial Capital raise - equity
Greenbrier Companies Senior debt financing   175 Industrial Capital raise - debt
Greenbrier Companies Acquisition of Meridian Rail from Olympus Partners   228 Industrial M&A - buy-side
Fresh Express Sale to Performance Food Group   303 Consumer Products/Services/Retail/Food M&A - sell-side
FLOJET Corp. Sale to ITT   141 Industrial M&A - sell-side
Fidelity National Information Services Acquisition of Eastern Software   ND Business Services M&A - buy-side
Fidelity National Information Services Acqusition of EFD / eFunds   1,800 Business Services M&A - buy-side
Fidelity National Financial Sale of assets to Fidelity National Title   1,200 Financial Institutions Going private
Fidelity National Financial Recapitalization with THLee and TPG   3,300 Financial Institutions Recapitalization
Fidelity National Financial Restructuring / merger with FIS   8,000 Financial Institutions Restructuring
Fidelity National Financial Acquisition of Chicago Title   1,301 Business Services M&A - buy-side
Fidelity National Financial Acquisition of Certegy   2,600 Business Services M&A - buy-side
Expanets Sale to Avaya in parent's bankruptcy proceedings   152 Business Services M&A - sell-side / restructuring
Esprit de Corp. Sale to Esprit Holdings Ltd.    ND Consumer Products/Services/Retail/Food M&A - sell-side
Elf Atochem Acquisition of Findley Adhesives    ND Industrial M&A - buy-side
Ek Chor China Motorcycle Co. Going private transaction by C.P. Pokphand    28 Industrial Going private
Eidos plc Acquisition of minority stake in Maximum Holdings    28 Media/Entertainment M&A - buy-side
Destec Energy Sale to NGC and AES   807 Energy M&A - sell-side
COTCO Luminant Device Ltd. Sale to Cree    200 Technology/Communications M&A - sell-side
Corporate Express Sale to Buhrmann NV    2,300 Business Services M&A - sell-side
Copley Press Acquisition of the Canton Repository from Thomson Newspapers    ND Media/Entertainment M&A - buy-side
Copley Press Acquisition of Ohio assets from Thomson Newpapers / Journal Register    ND Media/Entertainment M&A - buy-side
Chrysler Sale of Acustar Electrical Wiring Division to Yazaki    ND Industrial M&A - sell-side
Chandler Trusts Sale of Times Mirror to Tribune   6,460 Media/Entertainment M&A - sell-side
Central Pacific Financial Secondary public stock offering   68 Financial Institutions Capital raise - equity
Central Pacific Financial Hostile acquisition of City Bank / CB Bancshares   433 Financial Institutions Hostile acquisition / M&A - buy-side
Burlington Resources Acquisition of majority interest in Permian Basin Royalty Trust   134 Energy M&A - buy-side
Brentwood Associates Sale of Graphic Controls to Bessemer   ND Industrial M&A - sell-side
Benesse Corporation Going private transaction of Berlitz International    337 Other Going private
Atom Films Sale to shockwave.com   ND Media/Entertainment M&A - sell-side
AT&T / Lucent Technologies Sale of Paradyne to Texas Pacific Group   175 Technology/Communications M&A - sell-side
AT&T Sale of copper cable business to Cable Systems International   ND Technology/Communications M&A - sell-side
Anam Semiconductor Proposed merger with Dongbu Electronics   ND Technology/Communications M&A - buy-side
AmericanWest Bank Capital raise / sale to SKBHC   180 Financial Institutions Capital raise - M&A
American Airlines Acquisition of a minority stake in Aerolineas Argentinas    ND Consumer Products/Services/Retail/Food M&A - buy-side
AFC Enterprises Sale of Cinnabon to Roark Capital   ND Consumer Products/Services/Retail/Food M&A - sell-side
AFC Enterprises Sale of Church's Chicken to Arcapita   390 Consumer Products/Services/Retail/Food M&A - sell-side
A.B.C. Learning Centres Acquisition of La Petite Academy    $330 Consumer Products/Services/Retail/Food M&A - buy-side