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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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Bass, Berry & Sims Named One of the Nation's "30 Best" Law Firms for Client Service

December 5, 2011

Blue-Chip Firm Earns Coveted Ranking in "The BTI Client Service 30"

Nashville, Tenn. (December 5, 2011) - Bass, Berry & Sims PLC is pleased to announce that in a national survey of Fortune 1000 in-house counsel it has been named to the 2012 BTI Client Service A-Team which consists of 30 elite national and international law firms recognized for providing exceptional client service.

According to the survey of 240 in-house corporate counsel which ranks more than 650 law firms across the country, Bass, Berry & Sims ranked in the top 30. The survey is fully independent and no law firm can buy, self-recommend, self-nominate or influence the outcome.

In-house counsel cited Bass, Berry & Sims for its responsiveness, commitment, value and anticipation of client needs. Survey respondents praised the firm's understanding of their specific companies and long-term business objectives.

The BTI report uses 17 specific indices to measure superior client/counsel relationships. Bass, Berry & Sims earned client recognition in 14 of those categories, with standing in each of the four most highly valued strategic areas: Client Focus, Commitment to Help, Understanding the Client's Business, and Providing Value for the Dollar.

"It is immensely rewarding to know that the hard work and dedication of our lawyers and staff is so clearly recognized by our clients," said Bass, Berry & Sims Managing Partner Keith Simmons. "This inspires us to achieve greater levels of professional service in the future."

The 2012 BTI Client Service 30 report, including a complete list of honored firms, can be found at: www.bticlientserviceateam.com

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, visit www.bassberry.com.


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