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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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John L. Fuller

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Nashville
(615) 742-7921 TEL
(615) 248-4247 FAX

John L. Fuller

Member

Nashville
(615) 742-7921 TEL
(615) 248-4247 FAX
Nashville
(615) 742-7921 TEL
(615) 248-4247 FAX

John Fuller represents both established public and private companies as well as emerging start-ups across a range of industries including healthcare, media, food service, technology and manufacturing. In addition, John has counseled private equity and venture capital investment funds and their portfolio companies on more than $1 billion in mergers and acquisitions as well as numerous venture capital financing transactions.

John maintains a diverse corporate practice which involves:

  • Mergers and Acquisitions – Representing sellers and buyers in both public and private company transactions and has represented clients in numerous private equity and venture-backed purchase and sale transactions, including both leveraged and management buyouts across a variety of industry platforms.
  • Private Equity and Venture Capital Transactions – Advising clients in private equity and venture capital financings and portfolio management, including both company and investor side representation.

In addition to transactional work, John also regularly advises in general corporate governance matters, including fiduciary duties, securities law reporting and regulatory compliance and public company disclosure.

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American Bar Association — Business Law Section

American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)

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Accolades

Mid-South Super Lawyers "Rising Star" (2016)

Phi Kappa Phi

James Henry Burke and the H.L. Hendricks Memorial Scholarships

Certificate of Academic Excellence — Contract Drafting and Transactional Tax Planning

Transactions: The Tennessee Journal of Business Law

The Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College

Studied abroad at the University of Cambridge

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