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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. 

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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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Michael R. Hill

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Nashville
(615) 742-6249 TEL
(615) 742-0461 FAX

Michael R. Hill

Member

Nashville
(615) 742-6249 TEL
(615) 742-0461 FAX
Nashville
(615) 742-6249 TEL
(615) 742-0461 FAX

Mike Hill has dedicated his nearly 30 year career to assisting healthcare clients in reaching their objectives within the confines of their heavily regulated industry, including advising clients on corporate, transactional and operational issues. He negotiates healthcare transactions while advising on the latest regulations to ensure compliance with federal and state statutes. His clients include healthcare systems, hospitals, nursing homes, home health providers, larger physician practices and other medical providers. His practice includes:

  • Healthcare Mergers, Acquisitions & Dispositions – Advising on a wide variety of business combinations and other related transactions such as mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic investments, restructurings, workouts or dispositions.
  • Healthcare Contracting, Regulatory & Operational – Representing individual physicians and group practices on matters such as group formation and compensation formulas, joint ventures, employment agreements, recruiting agreements and professional services arrangements.
  • Healthcare Compliance – Counseling clients on compliance with the broad range of regulation applicable to the healthcare field, such as the Medicare Anti-Kickback Statute, the Stark Law and HIPAA, and their state law equivalents.

Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Mike was a shareholder at Harwell Howard Hyne Gabbert & Manner, P.C.

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Nashville Bar Association

Tennessee Bar Association

American Bar Association

American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)

Nashville Health Care Council — Fellow (2013); Board of Directors (2012)

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Chambers USA — Healthcare (2013-2017)

Best Lawyers in America® — Health Care Law (2006-2018)

Martindale-Hubbell — AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated

Nashville Medical News "InCharge Healthcare" (2016-2017)

Nashville Business Journal "Best of the Bar" — Health Care Law (2007)

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