Columbia Banking System, Inc. Announces $644.8 Million Merger With Pacific Continental Corporation

November 1, 2017

S&C represents Columbia Banking System, Inc. in the completion of its merger with Pacific Continental Corporation under which Pacific Continental merged with and into Columbia in a transaction valued at $644.8 million.
Headquartered in Tacoma, Washington, Columbia State Bank serves the Pacific Northwest with locations throughout Washington, Oregon and Idaho. The combined company now has more than $12 billion in assets with more than 150 branches throughout Washington, Oregon and Idaho.
The S&C team advising Columbia on the transaction was led by Mark Menting and Patrick Brown, along with Aaron Werner and Brian Umanoff. Ronald Creamer and Dana Brodsky advised on tax matters. Heather Coleman and Joshua Lerner advised on executive compensation matters.