Minnesotan M&A professionals set the industry standard for kindness, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney Corporate shareholder Perry S. Patterson told The Deal Pipeline's "Deal Diary" on February 20.

"I would definitely say that in my experience, the folks that I ran into in this deal were very, very cordial compared to what I was used to," Patterson remarked, noting his practice is focused on the East and West coasts.

As was previously noted by Reuters and Yahoo! News, a team of Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney Corporate attorneys – including Patterson and fellow Buchanan Corporate shareholder Jennifer R. Minter – assisted firm client RTI Metals International complete its $182 million acquisition of Remmele Engineering Inc.