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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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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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J. Page Davidson

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Nashville
(615) 742-6253 TEL
(615) 742-2753 FAX

J. Page Davidson

Member

Nashville
(615) 742-6253 TEL
(615) 742-2753 FAX
Nashville
(615) 742-6253 TEL
(615) 742-2753 FAX

Page Davidson works closely with executives and boards of directors in connection with a variety of corporate and securities matters. In the last 30 years, Page has worked with countless companies on complex corporate transactions, such as the leveraged buyout (LBO) and subsequent initial public offering (IPO) of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, at the time the largest LBO in history. Page guides both public and private companies in executing their business strategies, representing numerous companies from initial formation through public offering and ultimate sale. Page has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America® as the 2013 Nashville Mergers and Acquisitions Law Lawyer of the Year and the 2014 Nashville Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Lawyer of the Year.

While Page's clients include a significant concentration of healthcare companies, he also works with companies in a number of other industries, including food and beverage, industrial, hospitality, technology and retail. His practice involves a broad spectrum of corporate and securities matters, including:

  • Mergers and Acquisitions – Representing public and private strategic and private equity clients on merger and acquisition transactions; representing publicly traded corporations through both privately negotiated and auction process transactions; advising on acquisitions or divestitures of operating subsidiaries or divisions; and coordinating related acquisition financing.
  • Capital Formation – Working with issuers as well as venture capital and private equity firms in connection with corporate finance and capital market transactions, including registered and unregistered equity and debt offerings.
  • Shareholder Activism – Advising boards of directors with respect to shareholder proposals, proxy contests, defensive measures, and regulatory and legislative initiatives relating to governance and director elections.
  • Corporate Governance – Advising boards of directors or special committees with respect to corporate governance issues, as well as advising special committees on corporate restructurings, management led buy outs and investigations.

Page currently serves on the firm's Executive Committee. Formerly, he was a member of the firm's Executive Committee (2009-2012), Chair of the Corporate and Securities Practice (2003-2009) and the firm's Hiring Partner (2000-2003).

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Nashville Bar Association

Tennessee Bar Association

American Bar Association

American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)

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Chambers USA — Corporate/M&A (2008-2017)

Best Lawyers in America® — Corporate Governance Law; Corporate Law; Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Securities/Capital Markets Law (2005-2018)

Best Lawyers in America® — Nashville Mergers and Acquisitions Law "Lawyer of the Year" (2018, 2013); Nashville Corporate Governance Law "Lawyer of the Year" (2017); Nashville Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law "Lawyer of the Year" (2014)

BusinessTN's "Tennessee's Best 150 Lawyers"

Lawdragon 500 New Stars, New Worlds

The Legal 500

Mid-South Super Lawyers (2007-2017)

Nashville Business Journal "Best of the Bar"

Nashville Post "Nashville's 101 Top Lawyers"

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