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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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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 Announces New Practice Leadership

March 17, 2015

Nashville, Tenn. (March 17, 2015) – Bass, Berry & Sims PLC is pleased to announce that Angela Humphreys and Cynthia N. Sellers have been appointed to serve as practice chairs of the Healthcare and Real Estate & Commercial Finance practice groups, respectively.

Humphreys succeeds Jim Jenkins who led the 115-member healthcare group for four years. Humphreys focuses her practice on advising healthcare clients on a range of operational, regulatory and transactional issues and leads interdisciplinary teams in mergers and acquisitions in the healthcare sector. In addition, she is active in both local and national healthcare organizations. Humphreys is a Fellow of the Nashville Health Care Council and is a past director of Leadership Health Care. She currently serves as Chair of the Health Care M&A Committee and Vice Chair of the Health Law and Life Sciences Committee of the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association. Humphreys received her J.D. and a B.S. from the University of Tennessee. 

Sellers assumes leadership from Mark Sheets who led the real estate and commercial finance team for nine years. She has nearly 30 years of experience representing banks, public and private companies and investors in a variety of financial transactions. Sellers previously served as assistant general counsel at Bank of America. She was head of the firm's Marketing Committee and is currently a Fellow of the Nashville Bar Association. Sellers received her J.D. from the University of Tennessee and a B.S. from Meredith College.

"Both Angela and Cindy have been honored in a variety of ways for their leadership and work. This new role as practice chair is a testament to their reputation from their peers internally and is well deserved recognition of their contribution to our firm, teams and clients," said Todd Rolapp, managing partner at Bass, Berry & Sims. "The firm will greatly benefit from the leadership and experience that both Angela and Cindy will offer."

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With more than 220 attorneys representing numerous publicly traded companies and Fortune 500 businesses, Bass, Berry & Sims PLC has been involved in some of the largest and most significant business transactions and litigation matters in the country. For more information, visit www.bassberry.com.


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