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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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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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Kentucky Bar Association

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Best Lawyers in America® — Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization; Litigation: Bankruptcy (2006-2017)

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