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The M&A Advisor Winner 2017The M&A Advisor announced the winners of the 16th Annual M&A Advisor Awards on Monday, November 13 at the 2017 M&A Advisor Awards. Bass, Berry & Sims was named a winner in the two categories related to the following deals:

M&A Deal of the Year (from $1B-$5B) – Acquisition of CLARCOR Inc. by Parker Hannifin Corporation

Corporate/Strategic Deal of the Year (over $1B) – Acquisition of BNC Bancorp by Pinnacle Financial Partners

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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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Meredith Edwards Collins

Associate

Nashville
(615) 742-7833 TEL
(615) 742-2385 FAX

Meredith Edwards Collins

Associate

Nashville
(615) 742-7833 TEL
(615) 742-2385 FAX
Nashville
(615) 742-7833 TEL
(615) 742-2385 FAX

Healthcare companies, private equity groups and venture funds benefit from Meredith Collins' analysis and advice as they navigate the regulatory risks associated with mergers, acquisitions, investments and divestitures within the healthcare industry. Working with clients ranging from hospitals, to medical device manufacturers and specialty pharmaceutical companies, Meredith finds innovative solutions within the healthcare space.

Meredith's experience involves numerous transactions that require complex analysis and innovative solutions. She is focused on achieving the most favorable outcome while protecting the clients' business interests through compliance with healthcare laws.

Healthcare companies, private equity groups and venture funds benefit from Meredith Collins' analysis and advice as they navigate the regulatory risks associated with mergers, acquisitions, investments and divestitures within the healthcare industry. Working with clients ranging from hospitals, to medical device manufacturers and specialty pharmaceutical companies, Meredith finds innovative solutions within the healthcare space.

Meredith's experience involves numerous transactions that require complex analysis and innovative solutions. She is focused on achieving the most favorable outcome while protecting the clients' business interests through compliance with healthcare laws. Her practice involves:

  • Mergers & Acquisitions – Advising clients, both provider and supplier side, through a broad range of transaction arrangements including:
    • Mergers, acquisitions, syndications, joint ventures and strategic investment opportunities. 
    • Drafting of purchase agreements and ancillary transaction documents.
    • Analysis of physician relationships and other due diligence matters.
    • Assisting with the coordination of private equity investments, venture capital and growth equity financing and recapitalizations.
  • Contracting, Regulatory & Operational Matters – Providing regulatory analysis and advice on operational impacts including:
    • Facilitation and review of clinical research arrangements.
    • Review and negotiation of agreements between large physician groups and medical device manufacturers.
    • Review and negotiation of agreements related to the shift toward physician/hospital integration.
    • Representation of hospitals and physician practices regarding fraud and abuse, physician self-referral and fee-splitting issues, including structuring physician financial arrangements and compensation methodologies.

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American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)

Belmont Inn of Court, Founding Member

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Mid-South Super Lawyers "Rising Star" (2017)

Mississippi Law Journal – Associate Articles Editor

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