Columbia West Capital News - Southwest Deal Intelligence
03.24.10 Utah Deal Intelligence - February 2010


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M&A - Financial

2/2/2010 Odyssey Investment Partners, LLC acquired Wencor, Inc. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Wencor is based in Springville, Utah and manufactures and distributes aircraft parts for repair stations, operators of general aviation aircraft, and airlines in the United States and internationally. Holme Roberts and Owen served as legal advisor to Wencor under Thomas Taylor, Esq. who is now with Durham Jones & Pinegar P.C.



Private Placements

2/2/2010 HemaSource, Inc. announced a private placement of common shares with 14 different investors, including Marion Equity Partners, for gross proceeds of $13.5 million. HemaSource, Inc. operates as a distributor of medical products and is based in West Jordan, Utah.



2/3/2010 Raser Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: RZ) announced a registered direct offering of 5,000 shares of series A-1 convertible preferred stock at $1,000 per share for gross proceeds of $5 million. The round will include participation from existing investor Fletcher International. Raser Technologies is based in Provo, Utah and operates as a geothermal power development and technology licensing company. Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP served as legal advisor to Raser Technologies.



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