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The M&A Advisor Winner 2017The M&A Advisor announced the winners of the 16th Annual M&A Advisor Awards on Monday, November 13 at the 2017 M&A Advisor Awards. Bass, Berry & Sims was named a winner in the two categories related to the following deals:

M&A Deal of the Year (from $1B-$5B) – Acquisition of CLARCOR Inc. by Parker Hannifin Corporation

Corporate/Strategic Deal of the Year (over $1B) – Acquisition of BNC Bancorp by Pinnacle Financial Partners

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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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49 Bass, Berry & Sims Attorneys Named Mid-South Super Lawyers

November 9, 2010

Nashville, Tenn., (November 9, 2010) – Thirty-nine attorneys from Bass, Berry & Sims PLC have been selected for inclusion in Mid-South Super Lawyers 2010. In addition, 10 attorneys have been cited as "Rising Stars." The firm's attorneys listed in Mid-South Super Lawyers 2010 are:

  • H. Lee Barfield II 
  • C. Dewees Berry IV 
  • James H. Cheek, III 
  • Michael L. Dagley 
  • J. Page Davidson 
  • Wallace W. Dietz 
  • Felix R. Dowsley, III 
  • Samuel Lanier Felker 
  • Tim K. Garrett 
  • J. Andrew Goddard 
  • James C. Gooch 
  • John A. Good 
  • R. Dale Grimes 
  • L. Wearen Hughes 
  • Paul G. Jennings 
  • Julie N. Jones 
  • Howard H. Lamar III 
  • G. Mark Mamantov 
  • Bryan Metcalf 
  • Claire F. Miley 
  • William N. Ozier 
  • Michael S. Peek 
  • Cynthia Y. Reisz 
  • Cynthia N. Sellers 
  • D. Mark Sheets 
  • Michael D. Sontag 
  • John C. Speer 
  • Richard R. Spore, III 
  • John A Stemmler 
  • James S. Tate, Jr. 
  • Shepherd D. Tate 
  • T. Stephen C. Taylor 
  • G. Scott Thomas 
  • Bob F. Thompson 
  • Overton Thompson III 
  • David A. Thornton 
  • Leigh Walton 
  • Charles K. Wray 
  • Jessalyn Ziegler

Cited by Mid-South Super Lawyers as "Rising Stars" are:

  • Ross Booher 
  • Robert L. Brewer 
  • Matthew M. Curley 
  • R. Todd Ervin 
  • David R. Esquivel 
  • D. Scott Holley 
  • Angela Humphreys 
  • Jeffrey A. Oldham 
  • Elizabeth S. Warren 
  • Gregory T. Young 

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. It is published as a special supplement in leading newspapers and city and regional magazines across the country. Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a rigorous, multiphase rating process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with third party research to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys that can be used as a resource for attorneys and consumers searching for legal counsel. 

About Bass, Berry & Sims PLC 
With more than 200 attorneys representing numerous publicly traded companies and Fortune 500 businesses, Bass, Berry & Sims has been involved in some of the largest and most significant litigation matters and business transactions in the country. For more information, click here.  

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