Established and emerging companies looking to grow are represented by Schwabe.


  • Structuring, negotiating, and documenting business sales and acquisitions, mergers, joint ventures, and reorganizations.
  • Negotiating various contracts—including loans, security agreements, buy-sell agreements, and commercial supply contracts.
  • Represented a UK-listed company in its acquisition of a Hong Kong public ‎relations company.
  • Represented a Chinese nutritional products company as it was acquired by a ‎U.S. public company.
  • Represented a Chinese public relations company in its acquisition by a French ‎company.
  • Advised a Hong Kong publicly listed company in the acquisition of a U.S. ‎software company.
  • Represented numerous Canadian companies in cross-border financing ‎transactions.
  • Served as lead counsel for Audio Precision for matters related to global expansion.
  • Prepared complex commercial agreements with customers and suppliers for companies in the manufacturing, distribution, retail, and healthcare industries.
  • Assisted a rebar manufacturing company in the purchase of an operations facility.
  • Counseled a lender to successful closing of commercial loans to local businesses and real estate developers.
  • Negotiated commercial lease terms for businesses looking to expand, renew, or move locations.
  • Drafted and negotiated a joint venture agreement for an educational services provider.
  • Represented various small and mid-size businesses in business sale transactions with local, national, and international buyers, including the sales of a textiles manufacturing company, an outdoor apparel and supply retailer, a reservations software company, a lumber company, a Portland food distributor, a steel processor, and a marine and power generation product distributor.
  • Served as counsel for borrowers in new loan and refinancing transactions, including loans secured by real property for a senior housing company and a credit facility for a hardwood plywood manufacturer.

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