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In June 2017, Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ: PNFP) closed a $1.9 billion merger with BNC Bancorp (NASDAQ: BNCN) pursuant to which BNC merged with and into Pinnacle. With the completion of the transaction, Pinnacle becomes a Top 50 U.S. Bank. The merger will create a four state footprint concentrated in 12 of the largest urban markets in the Southeast. 

Bass, Berry & Sims has served Pinnacle as primary corporate and securities counsel for more than 15 years and served as counsel on the transaction. Our attorneys were involved in all aspects related to the agreement, including tax, employee benefits and litigation. 

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Regulation A+

It seems that lately there has been a noticeable uptick in Regulation A+ activity, including several recent Reg A+ securities offerings where the stock now successfully trades on national exchanges. In light of this activity, we have published a set of FAQs about Regulation A+ securities offerings to help companies better understand this "mini-IPO" offering process, as well as pros and cons compared to a traditional underwritten IPO.

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AmSurg Corp Merges with Envision Healthcare

Client Type: Public Company

We represented AmSurg Corp. (NASDAQ: AMSG) in its merger with Envision Healthcare Holdings, Inc. The combination of Envision Healthcare and AMSURG brings together two leading, complementary healthcare companies to form one of the nation’s largest provider organizations. 

Envision Healthcare Corporation is co-headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, and Greenwood Village, Colorado. The company’s common stock will begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange tomorrow, December 2, 2016, under the ticker symbol EVHC and will become part of the S&P 500 stock index.

The new Envision is the leading provider of physician-led services, ambulatory surgery center management, post-acute care and medical transportation. The company manages a highly differentiated suite of clinical solutions to support health systems, communities and payors, is composed of a significantly diversified business mix of specialties, customers and geographies, and provides a broader continuum of patient care.

Bass, Berry & Sims served as lead counsel on the transaction, led by Jim Jenkins. Additional details about the definitive merger agreement can be found in the official news release posted on Envision's website.

Award iconThis transaction was one of six separate deals involving Bass, Berry & Sims that was recognized as a Finalist for the 16th Annual M&A Advisor Awards in the categories of 

    • M&A Deal of the Year (over $5B)
    • Corporate/Strategic Deal of the Year (over $1B) 
    • Healthcare and Life Sciences Deal of the Year (over $100MM)

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