2005 Big Deals List: Public Transactions

Our annual comprehensive list of public transaction deals involving Oregon companies.


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The 2005 Big Deals ListResearched by Perkins Coie LLP
Issuer/locationMonthType of dealBusinessDeal sizeUnderwriters (unless otherwise noted)
AVI Biopharma
JanCommon stock and convertible securitiesBiopharmaceuticals$24mRodman & Renshaw (placement agent)

Clear Choice Health Plans
OctCommon stockMedical insurance$7.5mD.A. Davidson (placement agent)

Greenbrier Cos.
Lake Oswego
MayCommon stockTransportation equipment and services for the railroad industry$137m

McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants
DecCommon stockRestaurant$8.6mBanc of America Securities LLC and Wachovia Securities

Oxis International
JanCommon stockDisease diagnosis technology$6.5mRodman & Renshaw (placement agent)


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, [email protected].

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