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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:

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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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George H. Masterson

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Nashville
(615) 742-6263 TEL
(615) 742-2763 FAX

George H. Masterson

Member

Nashville
(615) 742-6263 TEL
(615) 742-2763 FAX
Nashville
(615) 742-6263 TEL
(615) 742-2763 FAX

George Masterson has acted as issuer's counsel on more than $4 billion in high-yield debt offerings in the past five years, including one high-yield offering in connection with a complex real estate investment trust (REIT) conversion. He also has assisted multiple corporate clients with convertible notes and related call spread derivative transactions, investment-grade notes offerings and commercial paper programs.

George's practice involves:

  • Corporate Debt Issues - Representing companies on high-yield, investment-grade convertible notes offerings and commercial paper programs.
  • Swaps and Derivatives - Advising end-users on interest rate swaps and other over-the-counter derivative products.
  • Economic Development - Advising private parties and municipal entities on property tax abatement and other government incentives.

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National Association of Bond Lawyers

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Best Lawyers in America® — Nashville Public Finance Law "Lawyer of the Year" (2015)

Best Lawyers in America® — Derivatives and Futures Law; Public Finance Law (2005-2018)

North Carolina Law Review — Note and Comment Editor (1977-1978)

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