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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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Blueprint for an IPO

Companies go public to raise capital to fuel growth, pay down debt and provide liquidity to shareholders. Although all issuers and offerings are different, the basic process of going public remains relatively constant. Blueprint for an IPO identifies the key players, details the process and identifies the obligations companies will face after going public.

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Kimberly D. Cannon

Chief Administrative Officer

Nashville
(615) 259-6134 TEL
(615) 742-2764 FAX

Kimberly D. Cannon

Chief Administrative Officer

Nashville
(615) 259-6134 TEL
(615) 742-2764 FAX
Nashville
(615) 259-6134 TEL
(615) 742-2764 FAX

Kim Cannon is the Chief Administrative Officer for Bass, Berry & Sims and has served as the firm's Executive Director since January 2016. She is responsible for talent management of attorneys and staff including recruitment, professional development, diversity, firm-wide training and benefits as well as providing leadership for other administrative functions including finance, information technology, facilities, and general administrative services of the firm. 

Prior to joining the firm, she worked for Gaylord Entertainment Company (now Ryman Hospitality Properties) for more than 20 years in a variety of corporate leadership positions, including positions in finance, information technology and human resources. Kim also spent two years at American Standard Companies where she assisted in establishing an HR Shared Services Center in Nashville.

Kim is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management, the Association of Legal Administrators and the National Association of Female Executives. She also is a past president and founding chair of the Council of the Middle Tennessee Association for Legal Administrators, a graduate of Leadership Nashville Class of 2001, a past president of the Middle Tennessee Chapter of the American Diabetes Association, a member of the HR Committee and Board of Alive Hospice, and a former board member of the Belmont University Ethics Board. Kim earned her B.S. in accounting from David Lipscomb University.

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