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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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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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R. Davis Mello

Associate

Nashville
(615) 742-6551 TEL
(615) 742-0467 FAX

R. Davis Mello

Associate

Nashville
(615) 742-6551 TEL
(615) 742-0467 FAX
Nashville
(615) 742-6551 TEL
(615) 742-0467 FAX

Davis Mello advises clients on corporate and securities matters, including mergers and acquisitions, venture transactions, private securities offerings, public company reporting obligations and corporate governance. In addition, Davis has significant experience advising clients with respect to intellectual property and technology transactions. He represents both public and private companies across a variety of industries including technology, manufacturing and healthcare.

Davis earned his J.D. from Vanderbilt University where he was a John W. Wade Scholar. He earned a B.S. in interdisciplinary business management and a B.A. in political science from Miami University, where he was a Harrison Scholar.

Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Davis was an associate at Harwell Howard Hyne Gabbert & Manner, P.C.

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Nashville Bar Association

American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)

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Vanderbilt Journal of Transactional Law — Articles Selection Editor

Vanderbilt Law School — John W. Wade Scholar

Miami University — Harrison Scholar

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