Case Studies

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Having executed hundreds of transactions, the case studies presented here are a representative sampling of Zachary Scott's track record, experience, and knowledge

 
Alaska Distributors Acquisition

Situation

An opportunity to consolidate the Pacific Northwest and Alaska beverage distribution industry presented itself when Miller-Coors encouraged its... Read More

Alaska Waste Sale

Situation

Alaska Waste is the dominant independent waste collection company in Alaska, serving over 82,000 residential and commercial customers providing... Read More

American Seafoods Acquisition

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The American Fisheries Act of 1998 ("AFA") put into place an allocation system for the Bering Sea Pollock catch that allowed harvesting to... Read More

American Seafoods Sale

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Coastal Villages Region Fund (“CVRF”) had been a partner in the ownership of American Seafoods ("ASC") since 2000. After ten... Read More

Bardessono Financing

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The Bardessono is a world-class luxury inn located in the heart of the Napa Valley wine country. The inn embodies contemporary luxury and the... Read More

Battery Power Systems Sale

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Battery Power Systems, Inc.  (“BPS” or the “Company”)  is a non-union, full-service electrical contractor... Read More

Biddle & Crowther Sale

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A regional full service medical products distributor, Biddle & Crowther was owned and operated by two brothers.  The owners were approached... Read More

Black Rock Cable Financing

Situation

Black Rock Cable, Inc. ("BRC") is a privately held provider of high-speed, unlit (dark fiber), fiber-optic networks for point-to-point and... Read More

Brown & Haley Financing

Brown & Haley

Situation

After three generations, ownership of this venerable candy producer had been passed down to many family members, most... Read More

Cascadian Fruit Shippers Sale

Situation

Operating a fruit packing warehouse and two controlled atmosphere storage facilities in the Wenatchee area, Cascadian Fruit Shippers packed and... Read More

Cello Bag Recapitalization

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Cello Bag was a flexible packaging manufacturer that provided film, printing, and packaging assembly of diaper bags for branded and private label... Read More

Chef's Choice Sale

Situation

Sea Coast Foods, Inc. was a branded food products company, which manufactured and distributed the Chef’s Choice line of frozen stir fry skillet... Read More

Cleanscapes Sale

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CleanScapes is the largest independent waste collection and recycling company in western Washington, serving over 85,000 residential and commercial... Read More

Coast Seafoods Financing

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Coast Seafoods Company (“Coast”) is one of the largest privately-held oyster farms in the United States.  Coast also owns and... Read More

Columbia Colstor

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Founded in 1983 by Don McGraw, Columbia Colstor, Inc. (“Colstor” or the “Company”) provides cold storage warehouse services... Read More

Complex Tooling & Molding Sale

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Complex Tooling, located in Boulder Co. was a value added plastic injection molder and tool builder that provided products primarily for electronic... Read More

Cruise West Financing

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Cruise West ("CW") is a family-owned, small-ship cruise line and tour company based in Seattle, Washington. CW is one of the largest U.S.... Read More

Cuizina Fine Foods Acquisition

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After over twenty years of building Cuizina Food Company ("Cuizina"), Ric Ferrera decided that he wanted to sell a portion of his business... Read More

Da Vinci Gourmet Sale

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Da Vinci Gourmet is a leading manufacturer of branded flavored syrups, confectionary sauces and tea concentrates - serving specialty coffee chains,... Read More

Engs Commercial Finance Financing

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Engs Commercial Finance ("ECF"), headquartered in San Ramon, California, is an independent commercial equipment finance and leasing company... Read More

Esterline Divestiture of Pacific Aerospace & Electronics

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Pacific Aerospace & Electronics, Inc. (“PA&E” or the “Company”) located in Wenatchee, Washington, is a vertically... Read More

Evans-Hamilton Sale

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Evans-Hamilton, Inc. ("EHI") is a leading meteorological and oceanographic consultant to the offshore oil and gas, coastal engineering, and... Read More

Fibres International Sale

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Fibres International, Inc. ("FII") was one of the largest recycling companies in the Pacific Northwest. It was the market leader in... Read More

Flexible Holdings Sale

Situation

Flexible Holdings produced packaging for the largest private label diaper producer in North America from its plants in Tukwila, Washington, and... Read More

Four Seasons Hotel Financing

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The Seattle Hotel Group (“SHG”) completed the $180 million construction of the Four Seasons Seattle Hotel and Private Residences in the... Read More

Fratelli's Ice Cream Sale

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Fratelli’s Ice Cream distributed Dreyers, Fratelli’s and other brands of ide cream to retail locations in western Washington.  The... Read More

Freeman Marine Sale

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Freeman Marine Equipment, Inc. ("Freeman") located in Gold Beach, Oregon, is one of the world's preeminent designers and manufacturers... Read More

Frontier Packaging Sale

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Frontier Packaging, LLC ("Frontier" or the "Company") is the leading supplier of packaging materials and related logistics to the... Read More

H&W Foods Sale

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H&W Foods ("H&W") is a broad line food service distributor, coupled with state-of-the-art value added meat processing capabilities,... Read More

Harry's Fresh Foods Acquisition

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Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Harry's is a leading producer of chef-inspired fresh refrigerated and packaged soups, entrees, sides, sauces... Read More

Howard Manufacturing Sale

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Howard manufactured commercial and industrial ladders from its plant in Kent, Washington.  A third generation business, the owners decided that... Read More

Image Concepts Financing

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Image Concepts, Inc.  (“ICI” or the “Company”) manufactures and distributes brand name sportswear and outerwear which is... Read More

Insulfoam Sale

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Insulfoam is the leading manufacturer in North America of block molded expanded polystyrene (EPS) products used as insulation for building and... Read More

Intercoastal Sale

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Intercoastal, Inc. ("Intercoastal" or the "Company") is a premier supplier of fasteners to the commercial aerospace industry. The... Read More

Iquique Financing

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Iquique U.S., L.L.C. ("Iquique") operates a fleet of head & gut ("H&G") trawler vessels engaged in the Alaskan... Read More

Isernio's Sausage Sale

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Frank Isernio founded Isernio’s Sausage Company in 1980 to produce fresh Italian sausage based on his family’s traditional recipes.... Read More

Ivey Imaging Acquisition

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Ivey Imaging LLC (Ivey) is the premier supplier of a wide variety of innovative large format signage, displays, and custom wall coverings and small... Read More

Joshua Green Financing

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The Joshua Green Corporation ("JGC") is a leading Seattle-based investment company that principally focuses on long-term investments in... Read More

Jubilee H&G Sale

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Jubilee Fisheries, Inc. ("Jubilee") operates a single vessel engaged in the Alaska Amendment 80, or "H&G" fishery. To... Read More

Jubilee Longliner Sale

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Jubilee Fisheries, Inc. and Zenith Fisheries, L.P. (collectively, "Jubilee") operate two vessels engaged in the Alaska Pacific cod... Read More

Liberty Equipment Sale

Situation

Liberty Equipment was a family owned business that distributed waterworks piping, valves, and fittings to the commercial and industrial market in... Read More

Little Red Services Acquisition

Situation

Little Red Services ("LRS") provides specialized pressure pumping services to BP Exploration Alaska and ConocoPhillips Alaska, the... Read More

Little Red Services Financing

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Little Red Services, Inc. ("LRS") provides specialized pressure pumping services to the principal oilfield operators on the North Slope of... Read More

MacGregor Sale

Situation

MacGregor is the leading independent publisher of yellow page directories in northwest Washington State. With a circulation of nearly 700,000, the... Read More

Mikron Industries Financing

Situation

Mikron Industries is the leading North American manufacturer of extruded polyvinyl chloride profiles and engineered composite products used in the... Read More

Mikron Industries Sale

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Mikron Industries is the leading manufacturer of technologically advanced, custom polyvinyl chloride ("PVC") profiles, and engineered... Read More

Mountain Safety Research Sale

Situation

Mountain Safety Research (“MSR”) was a wholly owned subsidiary of Recreational Equipment, Inc. (“REI”), the largest retailer... Read More

National Frozen Foods

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National Frozen Foods is one of the region's premier frozen vegetable processors, operating plants in Moses Lake, Quincy and, Chehalis WA as well... Read More

Nile Spice Foods Sale

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Nile Spice Foods was a manufacturer and distributor of a line of healthy and flavorful branded "soup-in-a-cup" products that it pioneered.... Read More

Northland Services Sale

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Over a nine-year period, a group of managers and Endeavour Capital transformed Northland Services into a modern market-leader of barge transportation... Read More

Onamac Sale

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Onamac Industries, Inc. ("Onamac" or the "Company") located in Mukilteo, Washington, is a premier machine shop serving the global... Read More

Outdoor Research Sale

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Outdoor Research built its reputation in technical outdoor gear, particularly hats, gaiters and gloves.  The founder and president, Ron Gregg,... Read More

Pacific Markets International Acquisition

Situation

As part of its long-term planning process, Pacific Market International LLC ("PMI") sought a strategic financial business partner to... Read More

Parametrix

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Frank Buhler, a principle of Zachary Scott has served on Parametrix’s board of directors since its sale to an ESOP.  In pursuing various... Read More

Phoenix Processor Financing

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Phoenix Processor Limited Partnership ("PPLP"), the owner of the PV Ocean Phoenix, has historically been funded with a term loan from... Read More

Premier Building Systems Sale

Situation

Premier Plastics ("PBS") operated as a division of Premier Industries, Inc. ("Premier"). PBS is a manufacturer of... Read More

Premier Pacific Seafoods Sale

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Premier Pacific Seafoods (“PPS”) provides product sales and vessel management services to the PV Ocean Phoenix (owned by Phoenix... Read More

Premier Plastics Sale

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Premier Plastics ("PPD") operates as a division of Premier Industries, Inc. ("Premier"). PPD is a manufacturer of injection... Read More

Pro-Tech Sale

Situation

Pro-Tech designs, develops and manufactures high quality sleep sensor solutions used by sleep specialists around the world.

ZS... Read More

Protective Coatings Sale

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Providing finishing services on over half a billion dollars of metal and composite parts annually, Protective Coatings is the leading aerospace parts... Read More

Puget Corporation Sale

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Puget Corporation consisted of two business units, an aluminum die caster with operations in Tacoma WA, and a plastic injection molder in Lake... Read More

QPM Aerospace Financing

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Quality Precision Machine was an aerospace machine shop and sheet metal operation located in the Puget Sound area.  The business was owned by... Read More

QUIN-T Sale

Situation

Quin T was a specialty paper mill located in New Hampshire that manufactured dielectric paper used as insulators in electrical apparatus.  The... Read More

Rabanco Sale

Situation

Rabanco was the fourth largest independent solid waste collection and disposal company in the United States, operating throughout Washington State.... Read More

Reynolds Sale

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Owned by the president of the company, Reynolds manufactured check out stands and kiosks principally for the front end of grocery stores Read More

Rio Acquisition

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Sage is the leading manufacturer of handcrafted fly fishing rods and reels in the U.S. Located on Bainbridge Island in Washington State, Sage’s... Read More

ScenicSoft Financing

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Scenic Soft was a publishing software manufacturer that was embarking on a period of growth as it added engineers to develop and commercialize its... Read More

Schaake Feeders Recapitalization

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Schaake Feeders was among the largest cattle feeders in Washington State, operating feedlots in both Quincy and Ellensburg WA.  After the... Read More

Sea-Bird Electronics Sale

Situation

Sea-Bird designs and manufactures precision scientific oceanographic sensors for measuring the physical properties of water. Sea-Bird’s... Read More

Service Paper Sale

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Headquartered in Sumner, Washington, Service Paper Company ("SPC") is a distributor of paper products, packaging, and Jan/San supplies... Read More

Silver Lining Seafoods/Layfayette Fisheries Merger

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The owner of Lafayette Seafoods, primarily an offshore wild salmon processor in Alaska, perceived the need to diversify fisheries and species, as... Read More

Snopac Sale

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Snopac Products, Inc. ("Snopac") was established in 1983 and was among the few remaining independently owned, family-operated wild catch... Read More

Span Alaska Sale

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Span Alaska Enterprises, Inc. sells and distributes groceries and general merchandise to rural regions of Alaska. Customers include institutional,... Read More

Spectus Acquisition

Situation

Mikron Industries is the leading North American manufacturer of extruded polyvinyl chloride profiles and engineered composite products used in the... Read More

Stoneway Electric Sale

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Stoneway Electric Supply Company (the "Company") ranks as one of the 50 largest electrical distributors in the nation. The Company was... Read More

Structus Building Technologies Sale

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Founded in 1996, Structus designs and manufactures a preferred line of products that enhances and supports finishing in the drywall... Read More

Stusser Electric Sale

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Stusser Electric is an electrical product wholesaler, operating branches throughout the PNW.  Founded by their father, the business was owned... Read More

Sun Media Sale

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Sun Media was an operator of outdoor advertising in the south Puget Sound area of Washington State with nearly 500 displays strategically located... Read More

Terminal Freezers Sale

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Over a 27 year period, the Dayton family developed Terminal Freezers into the 20th ranked provider of refrigerated cold storage space, according to... Read More

The Odom Corporation Joint Venture

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Upon completing the acquisition of certain territories of Alaska Distributors, a competing beverage distributor, a decision was made to partner with... Read More

Torrefazione Italia Sale

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Umberto Bizzarri and Dawn Zervas founded Torrefazione Italia 1986. The Company roasted premium coffee blends for distribution to restaurants, grocery... Read More

Truck Parts & Equipment Sale

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Truck Parts & Equipment Company operates Peterbilt franchise dealerships in western and southern Nevada as a franchisee of Peterbilt Motors... Read More

Truitt Brothers Financing

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Truitt Brothers, Inc. ("TBI"), headquartered in Salem, Oregon, produces a wide assortment of high-quality, shelf-stable, packaged entrees... Read More

Viking Industries Sale

Situation

Viking Industries, Inc. was one of the largest privately-held vinyl window and door fabricators serving the western U.S., with plants located in... Read More

Wards Cove Alitak Sale

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Wards Cove Packing Company is a family-owned holding company with a diverse portfolio of operating assets and investments. The Company, which was... Read More

Warehouse Demo Sale

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Headquartered in Kirkland, WA and employing over 8,000 people, Warehouse Demo Services ("WDS") conducts all of the food and product... Read More

Welco/TMI Forest Products Merger

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Welco Lumber Co. ("Welco" or the "Company") is one of the leading producers and distributors of cedar fencing in the US. The... Read More

Western Insulated Glass Sale

Situation

Western Insulated Glass Company (“Western” or the “Company”) is a leading
fabricator of custom windows and doors for... Read More

Western Peterbilt Sale

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Western Peterbilt, Inc. ("WPI") and Western Truck Parts & Equipment Co. LLC ("WTP") operate franchised Peterbilt Motors heavy... Read More

Western Utilities Sale

Situation

Western Utilities Supply Company (“WUSC”) was a distributor of waterworks piping and related equipment used to build water systems for... Read More

Wilcox Farms Acquisition

Situation

The Shareholders of VitaMilk Dairy decided to sell the business.  Wilcox Dairy was interested in acquiring the assets that comprised that... Read More

Working Solutions Sale

Situation

Working Solutions was a high quality, out source provider of work and wellbeing benefits and related support services to large corporate employers,... Read More

Yakima Chief Financing

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Yakima Chief / Hopunion, headquartered in the Yakima Valley of Washington, is the preeminent processor and marketer of highly sought... Read More

Yakima Chief/Hopunion Merger

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Located in the Yakima Valley, Yakima Chief and Hopunion are two of the world's most prominent hop processors and marketers. After working... Read More

Yakima Waste Sale

Situation

Yakima Waste Systems, Inc., and County Recycling Inc. (collectively, the "Company") hold a state-issued G-Certificate that grants the... Read More

Zumiez Recapitalization

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Zumiez is the fastest growing specialty sport and fashion retailer in the teen snow, skate and surf gear, apparel and accessories market. With more... Read More

BBNC Acquisition of Bristol Alliance Fuels

Situation

Bristol Bay Native Corporation (“BBNC”) is a Regional Alaska Native Corporation established under the provisions of the... Read More

HySecurity Sale

Situation

HySecurity Gate, Inc. (“HySecurity”) is the recognized North American leader in the design and production of premium,... Read More

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H.B. Jaegar Company

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Founded in 1997, H.B. Jaeger Company, LLC is a wholesale waterworks distributor located in Snohomish, Washington with additional... Read More

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