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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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Super Lawyers 2016 Names Five Attorneys from D.C. Office

April 25, 2016

Nashville, Tenn. and Washington, D.C, (April 25, 2016) – Bass, Berry & Sims PLC is pleased to announce that five attorneys in the Washington, D.C. office were named to the 2016 Washington D.C. Super Lawyers Magazine

2016 Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers
John E. Kelly – Criminal Defense: White Collar
Thad McBride – International 

2016 Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers – Rising Stars
Lindsey B. Fetzer – Criminal Defense: White Collar
Brian R. Iverson – Intellectual Property Litigation
Julia Tamulis – Health Care

About Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, 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. The Super Lawyers list recognizes no more than five percent of attorneys in each state.The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. More information can be found at on the Super Lawyers website

About Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
With more than 260 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 bassberry.com.


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