Close X
Attorney Spotlight

Learn about Richard Arnholt's diverse government contracts practice and why he chose to pursue a career in the legal field. Read more>

Search

Close X

Experience

Search our Experience

Experience Spotlight

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. 

Read more details about the transaction here.

Pinnacle Financial Partners logo

Close X

Thought Leadership

Enter your search terms in the relevant box(es) below to search for specific Thought Leadership.
To see a recent listing of Thought Leadership, click the blue Search button below.

Thought Leadership Spotlight

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.

Read now

B. Riney Green

Member

Nashville
(615) 742-7866 TEL
(615) 248-4243 FAX

B. Riney Green

Member

Nashville
(615) 742-7866 TEL
(615) 248-4243 FAX
Nashville
(615) 742-7866 TEL
(615) 248-4243 FAX

Riney Green has more than 25 years of experience guiding companies and private equity sponsors through mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, dispositions, fund formations, recapitalizations and other strategic growth initiatives. He has extensive experience in providing transactional and corporate governance counsel to both private-equity backed and publicly-traded companies in a variety of industries, including healthcare, manufacturing, commercial real estate and financial services.

Riney has earned a national reputation within the legal and business communities having been cited by multiple publications for his work in corporate, mergers and acquisitions, commercial and securities law. He works primarily with private equity sponsors, healthcare (including long-term care/senior living) providers, commercial real estate firms, manufacturing businesses and financial services companies. He also has experience providing regulatory compliance counsel to registered investment companies, investment advisers and broker/dealers.

His practice encompasses:

  • Mergers and acquisitions and financing transactions for both financial and strategic/corporate buyers and sellers.
  • Investor regulatory compliance.
  • Securities and healthcare regulatory transactions in the long-term, post-acute care and hospital sectors.

In addition to his corporate and securities work, Riney chaired the state bar committee that drafted and recommended significant revisions to the Tennessee Business Corporation Act enacted by the Tennessee General Assembly in 2012.

Memberships

American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)

Tennessee Bar Association — Board of Governors, Former member; Business Law Section, Chair (2008-2009)

American Bar Association — Business Law Section

Tennessee Bar Foundation — Board of Trustees, Former Chair

Association for Corporate Growth

News

View More

Representative Experience

View More

Publications

View More

Past Events

View More

Media Mentions

View More

Accolades

Chambers USA — Corporate/M&A (2014-2017)

Best Lawyers in America® — Nashville Corporate Law "Lawyer of the Year" (2018); Nashville Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law "Lawyer of the Year" (2016)

The Legal 500 United States 2016 — M&A/Corporate and Commercial for M&A: Middle-Market (sub-$500m)

Nashville Business Journal "Best of the Bar" (2014)

Best Lawyers in America® — Corporate Law; Health Care Law; Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law (2007-2018)

Mid-South Super Lawyers (2011-2014)

Tennessee Bar Association — Pro Bono Attorney of the Year Award

American Bar Association — Pro Bono Publico Award

Phi Beta Kappa

Notice

Visiting, or interacting with, this website does not constitute an attorney-client relationship. Although we are always interested in hearing from visitors to our website, we cannot accept representation on a new matter from either existing clients or new clients until we know that we do not have a conflict of interest that would prevent us from doing so. Therefore, please do not send us any information about any new matter that may involve a potential legal representation until we have confirmed that a conflict of interest does not exist and we have expressly agreed in writing to the representation. Until there is such an agreement, we will not be deemed to have given you any advice, any information you send may not be deemed privileged and confidential, and we may be able to represent adverse parties.