The following list represents some of the merger and acquisition transactions, equity and debt financings, and advisory assignments Brockett Tamny & Co. has been involved with since incorporation.
Mergers and Acquisitions
MHE Company, Inc.
BT&Co. acted as financial advisor to this materials handling equipment manufacturer in its search for a buyer. We developed a management succession plan, interim financing strategy and ultimately negotiated the sale of the Company to Douglas and Lomason, Inc.
BT&Co. acted as financial advisor to the Kasler Family stockholders in their negotiations with the Dennis Washington led buyout of the Company. In addition to financial advice, we acted as the Family’s representative to the Kasler Corporation Board of Directors and negotiated a substantial improvement in the offer made to “dissenter” shares.
BT&Co. acted as financial advisor to a privately held company ($300 MM revenues) in its negotiations with a large public company seeking to acquire it. Ultimately recommended against proceeding with transaction.
BT&Co. was retained to represent the Company in the sale of its investment in REALTY HOLDINGS OF AMERICA. We analyzed the RHA partnership agreement, valued K-W’s share, negotiated with the buyer, structured and closed the transaction.
BT&Co. was retained to assist the Company in its restructuring. We organized and sold SFE’s Arizona Division in order to fund its emergence from a Department of Defense induced financial crisis. After the successful sale of the Division to Vishay Technologies, we remained as financial advisors and assisted in the bank loan restructuring and the Department Of Defense re-qualification negotiations.
Pico Products, Inc.
BT&Co. assisted this manufacturer and distributor of Cable TV equipment in the sale of its trap and filter manufacturing division to Thomas & Betts.
Intrepid Energy & Co.
BT&Co. assisted the former management group of Santa Fe International (U.K.) in the creation and formation of this fund management company. Commitments of Capital totaling $85 million were closed in October 1996. Additional commitments totaling $147 million have been closed since. With the financing in place, Intrepid made acquisitions of interests in oil and gas properties located in the U.K. Sector of the North Sea with total value in access of $450 million.
BT&Co. represented this chain of retail warehouse – auto parts concept stores in three equity financings, raising over $25 million.
The Walking Company
BT&Co. represented this multi-store retail marketing concern, raising $3 million in equity financing for growth and expansion.
Excellence In Medicine LLC
BT&Co. was retained by Excellence In Medicine, LLC, an Orthopaedic Joint Surgery Specialty Physician Service Network and Marketing Management Company to assist in the development of a business plan, provide access to securities firms and early stage capital. We assisted management and made presentations to potential member Physicians, successfully raising $1.55 million in capital commitments in order to achieve a successful roll out of the business. We have consulted with EIM’s founder, served as the Company’s interim Chief Financial Officer, and as a member of its Board of Directors.
Pico Products, Inc.
BT&Co. has been retained by the Board of Directors of this publicly held Cable Television Equipment manufacturer and distributor to assist in re-capitalizing the company and to protect and maximize shareholder values.
Polar Vision Inc.
BT&Co. assisted the Management team of this manufacturer of polarizing films and custom laminated optical filters in exercising their option to purchase the interests of PVI’s existing leveraged buyout investor. BT&Co. located several prospective new investor/partners and assisted in the negotiation of a joint venture between Management and E.I. DuPont (Displays Division).