Mary Ann Frantz, a partner, joined Miller Nash Graham & Dunn in 1978 and leads the firm's securities practice team. Her practice is concentrated on equity and debt placements, SEC reporting compliance, public and private corporate governance issues, mergers, acquisitions, and sales of businesses, shareholder meetings and proxy contests, executive compensation, and business transactions.
Companies that Mary Ann advises with respect to securities and corporate issues include Barrett Business Services, Inc.; Big ML, Inc.; Capital Pacific Bancorp; and Craft Brew Alliance, Inc.
Merger of Widmer Brothers Brewing and Redhook Ale Brewery — Represented Widmer Brothers Brewing in merger with Redhook Ale Brewery and became counsel to the combined company, Craft Brew Alliance, Inc.
Common Stock Offering by Barrett Business Services, Inc. — Represented Barrett Business Services in follow-on offering of approximately $35 million of common stock
Merger of Capital Pacific Bancorp with Pacific Continental Corporation — Represented Capital Pacific Bancorp in negotiating merger agreement and securities and executive compensation issues in connection with its acquisition by Pacific Continental Corporation
Series A Preferred Stock Offerings by BigML, Inc. — Represented BigML, Inc., in offerings of two subseries of Series A Convertible Preferred Stock.
Offering of Common Stock and Warrants by CytoDyn Inc. — Represented CytoDyn Inc. in private placement of $14.5 million in common stock and warrants