Clients

Zanicorn’s body of work is best described by its clients. Below is a partial list our work by client, including industry leaders, across a broad spectrum of industries.

Corporate Governance & Compliance, Securities Matters

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions in connection with its corporate governance and securities compliance issues.

Outdoor  Channel Holdings, Inc., in connection with its securities matters, corporate governance and compliance as well as operational and information technology improvements and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance  matters.

Nara Bank, Wilshire Bank, Center Bank, Preferred Bank and East West Bank, individually, in connection with their internal audit, information technology and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance matters.

A global Fortune 100 private company serving the financial news community in connection with its accounting, internal control and information technology matters worldwide.

Skilled Healthcare in connection with their corporate governance, information technology and internal control matters.

Several companies in the semi-conductor industry in connection with their corporate governance, internal control and overseas finance and accounting related matters.

Acadia Pharmaceuticals in connection with its securities matters, corporate governance, information technology and Sarbanes-Oxley matters.

Ligand Pharmaceuticals in connection with their corporate governance, securities and  Sarbanes-Oxley compliance efforts.

Cougar Biotechnology (now owned by Johnson & Johnson)  in connection with its Sarbanes-Oxley compliance efforts and  information technology matters.

BakBone Software in connection with the initial documentation of its information technology and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance efforts.

Mergers and Acquisitions, and Financial/Banking Matters

Amoco Corporation (now British Petroleum) in connection with the $4.2 billion acquisition of Dome Petroleum Limited by Amoco Canada Petroleum Company Ltd. (the largest Canadian acquisition transaction in the petroleum and natural gas industry at that time).

Watson Pharmaceuticals (now Actavis) in connection with various corporate acquisition and financing matters.

A division of General Electric in connection with its operational and financial services relating to the leasing of engines, aircraft and other power generation equipment.

ESI Energy, Inc., in connection with its equity participation in several wind-farm projects located in the southwestern United States.

Constellation Investments, Inc., in connection with the purchase of an equity interest in Soda Lake Resources Partnership, a Nevada general partnership, and representation of Constellation Investments, Inc., in connection with the leveraged lease financing of two geothermal electric generating facilities.

A division of Boeing in connection with the leveraged lease involving various aircraft.

Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., in connection with the private placement of partnership debt as well as various financing alternatives for the partnership.

A Fortune 500, multinational company in connection with a $400 million debt offering in the Euromarkets and the United States market pursuant to Regulation S and Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.

Eli Lilly and Company, in connection with its corporate acquisition and  financing matters.

Home Box Office, a division of Time Warner Entertainment Company, L.P., in connection with its acquisition of certain of the common stock of Savoy Pictures Entertainment, Inc.

Home Box Office, a division of Time Warner Entertainment Company, L.P., in connection with its acquisition of certain of the preferred stock of Crystal Dynamics, Inc.

Home Box Office, Inc., one of the principals involved in the establishment of Cinema Plus, L.P., in connection with the offering of limited partnership units for film financings.

The minority interest in United Artists Entertainment Company in connection with the acquisition of such interest by Tele-Communications, Inc.

Acordia Inc., a subsidiary of Associated Insurance Companies, Inc., in connection with its (i) acquisition of the common stock of Pettit-Morry Company, (ii) acquisition of the common and preferred stock of American Business Insurance, Inc. and (iii) negotiation of a Revolving Credit Facility with the First National Bank of Chicago.

Anthem P&C Holdings, Inc., a subsidiary of Associated Insurance Companies, Inc., in connection with its acquisition of the common stock of Federal Kemper Insurance Company.

Associated Insurance Companies, Inc., and Anthem Financial, Inc., in connection with the establishment of a commercial paper program for Anthem Financial, Inc. and Associated’s (i) negotiation of a Revolving Credit Facility with NationsBank of Georgia, N.A. and (ii) its purchase of all of the issued and outstanding shares of common stock of the Shelby Insurance Company.

Loan Guarantee Investment Corporation in connection with the sale of its Class A Convertible Preferred Stock and the structure of warrants to be used as officer and director incentive compensation.

Florida Department of Insurance in its capacity as Receiver/Seller regarding the Agreement and Plan of Reorganization, Assumption and Reinsurance in connection with the Liquidation of Guarantee Security Life Insurance Company.

New York Life Insurance Company, in connection with the public offering of its interest in Jenny Craig, Inc.

Chase Manhattan Bank, N.A., in connection with the negotiation of a proposed loan to Barnes & Noble Bookstores, Inc.

Principal Mutual Life Insurance Company, The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, the Travelers Insurance Company, UNUM Life Insurance Company, Interfaith Life Insurance Company, Connecticut General Life Insurance Company, Continental Assurance Company and Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company regarding the refinancing of certain debt issuance in connection with the financing of a coal supply project to be operated in Quarto Mining Company.

Equitable Life Assurance society of the United States, the Travelers Corporation, Allstate Life Insurance Company, CIGNA Investments, Inc., Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company, MONY Capital Management, The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company, Mutual Benefit Life Insurance Company, The New England, Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada and Home Life Insurance Company in connection with the $210 million debt offering of Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P.

Amprop Finance Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Amoco Corporation in connection with the financing of office buildings in Chicago, Illinois, Tulsa, Oklahoma and Houston, Texas.

West Virginia Housing Authority in connection with the issuance of various series of housing bonds.

American Ref-Fuel in connection with the issuance of resource recovery bonds by the Town of Hempstead, New York.

City of Los Angeles, California, the City of Bridgeport, Connecticut, the Southern Connecticut Resource Recovery Authority and the Territory of Guam in connection with the issuance of various resource recovery and general obligation bonds.

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