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On December 1, 2016, Parker Hannifin Corporation and CLARCOR Inc. announced that the companies have entered into a definitive agreement under which Parker will acquire CLARCOR for approximately $4.3 billion in cash, including the assumption of net debt. The transaction has been unanimously approved by the board of directors of each company. Upon closing of the transaction, expected to be completed by or during the first quarter of Parker’s fiscal year 2018, CLARCOR will be combined with Parker’s Filtration Group to form a leading and diverse global filtration business. Bass, Berry & Sims has served CLARCOR as primary corporate and securities counsel for 10 years and served as lead counsel on this transaction. Read more here.

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Leigh Walton Concludes Successful Term as Chair of the American Bar Association Mergers & Acquisitions Committee

October 3, 2012

Nashville, Tenn., (October 3, 2012) –Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Leigh Walton recently was honored at the American Bar Association's Annual Meeting in Chicago for service in her three year term as Chair of the Mergers & Acquisitions Committee of the ABA's Business Law Section.

Walton and her fellow Committee members celebrated a number of achievements and substantial contributions to the ongoing work of the Committee during her tenure. A few of these accomplishments include: 

  • An increase in the Committee's membership to well over 4,000 members from 49 states and 55 countries on five continents;

  • Publishing a revision of the Model Stock Purchase Agreement in 2010; 

  • Publishing the Model Merger Agreement for the Acquisition of a Public Company in 2011; 

  • Beginning work on the Revised Model Asset Purchase Agreement; and 

  • Creating new Task Forces on Distressed M&A, Financial Advisor Disclosures, Two-Step Auctions and Legal Project Management, as well as launching a new Joint Task Force on Governance Issues in Business Combinations in conjunction with the Business Law Section’s Corporate Governance Committee.

Walton is a Member of Bass, Berry & Sims and has more than 30 years of experience working with public companies on securities, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance matters. Walton has been recognized for her work in many publications, including Chambers USA, Best Lawyers®, Nashville Post and Nashville Business Journal. In addition, Walton is very active in other industry-related organizations, having served as former co-chair of the Transactions Affinity Group of the American Health Lawyers Association Business Law and Governance Practice Group.

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