Columbia West Capital News - Southwest Deal Intelligence
12.20.10 Utah Deal Intelligence - November 2010

This report is prepared as a courtesy to the Utah business community by Columbia West Capital, LLC based on our research and information collected by our firm. Despite our dedicated efforts, occasionally a deal might be missed or appropriate credit not given to legal or financial advisors. Please feel free to contact us if you have information on a transaction that you want to assure is included and credit attributed to appropriate advisors. Also, feel free to forward to others who may have interest; they can be added to the regular distribution by contacting our office. Our contact information is below.  


M&A - Strategic

11/9/2010 DS Waters of America, Inc. acquired substantially all of the assets of Mount Olympus Waters, Inc. for an undisclosed amount. Based in Salt Lake City, Utah, Mount Olympus Waters offers spring, distilled, fluoridated spring, purified, and drinking water, as well as coffee services.


11/12/2010 Atlantic Southeast Airlines, Inc., a subsidiary of SkyWest Inc., closed its acquisition of ExpressJet Holdings Inc. (NYSE: XJT) for approximately $136.0 million in cash. Based in St. George, Utah, SkyWest operates as a regional airline with destinations in the United States, Canada and the Caribbean. Parr Brown Gee & Loveless served as legal advisor to SkyWest.


11/19/2010 Great Inns of the Rockies, Inc. sold all the assets of the Homestead Resort in Midway, Utah to Legacy Homestead, LLC for an undisclosed amount. Based in Midway, Utah, Great Inns of the Rockies operates hotels, motels, restaurants and a sports membership and recreation club. Durham Jones & Pinegar served as legal advisor to Great Inns of the Rockies. Snow, Christensen & Martineau served as legal advisor to Legacy Homestead.


11/19/2010 Utah Media Partners acquired Utah Business Magazine from Ohio
Community Media LLC for an undisclosed amount. Based in South Jordan, Utah, Utah Business Publishers engages in magazine publishing.  


Private Placements

11/15/2010 Community Bancorporation announced that it will raise funding through the issuance of equity shares from a group of prominent local investors. Based in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Community Bancorporation operates as a bank holding company for Western Community Bank, which offers personal and commercial banking services.


11/22/2010 One on One Marketing, Inc. announced that it has received an undisclosed amount of funding from new investor Rockbridge Growth Equity, LLC. Based in American Fork, Utah, One on One Marketing provides online marketing platform for web-based educational institutions.


11/15/2010 BSD Medical Corp. (NasdaqGM: BSDM) announced a registered direct offering for gross proceeds of $10.4 million from two investors, Downsview Capital, Inc. and Kingsbrook Partners. Based in Salt Lake City, Utah, BSD Medical develops, manufactures, markets, and services medical systems that deliver precision-focused radio frequency (RF) or microwave energy into diseased sites of the body, heating them to specified temperatures as required by a variety of medical therapies. Dorsey & Whitney LLP is serving as legal advisor to BSD Medical. Greenberg Traurig, LLP is serving as legal advisor to Downsview Capital and Kingsbrook Partners.  


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