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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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Gene L. Humphreys

Counsel

Nashville
(615) 742-7757 TEL
(615) 742-0404 FAX

Gene L. Humphreys

Counsel

Nashville
(615) 742-7757 TEL
(615) 742-0404 FAX
Nashville
(615) 742-7757 TEL
(615) 742-0404 FAX

Gene Humphreys has more than 25 years of experience representing parties in restructuring and insolvency matters, as well as various types of business litigation. Gene helps companies facing financial difficulty on strategic solutions which might include bankruptcy or a debt workout. 

Gene has served a variety of industries, including automotive, aviation, banking/lending, coal mining, entertainment, food service and food products, healthcare, nonprofit organizations, petroleum manufacturing/distributing, publishing, real estate, and retail manufacturing/sales in matters relating to:

  • Restructuring & Bankruptcy – Handling all aspects of bankruptcy cases (representing debtors, secured and unsecured creditors, trustees, committees, and asset purchasers), various types of bankruptcy and commercial litigation at both the trial and appellate levels, and out-of-court workouts, restructurings and mediations; preparing opinions on substantive consolidation issues related to the transaction.
  • Business Disputes – Representing parties in commercial litigation and mediation in a variety of matters, including corporate fiduciary disputes, breach of contract, business torts, and matters under the Uniform Commercial Code, including breach of warranties and enforcement of security interests.
  • Environmental – Advocating in environmental and mass tort litigation, especially benzene litigation in the petroleum manufacturing and distributing industry.

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American Bankruptcy Institute

Kentucky Bar Association

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Best Lawyers in America® — Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization; Litigation: Bankruptcy (2006-2018)

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