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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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Andrea N. Orr

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Nashville
(615) 742-7743 TEL
(615) 742-0446 FAX

Andrea N. Orr

Member

Nashville
(615) 742-7743 TEL
(615) 742-0446 FAX
Nashville
(615) 742-7743 TEL
(615) 742-0446 FAX

Andrea Orr has represented publicly traded companies in mergers and acquisitions valued at more than $11.7 billion and more than $8.8 billion in securities offerings and other corporate transactions. She also routinely advises clients on corporate and securities matters, primarily large public companies in the retail, healthcare and manufacturing industries.

Andrea's practice primarily involves:

  • Corporate Governance – Advising public companies on compliance with federal securities reporting and stock exchange listing requirements; board and committee governance matters; drafting and amending charters, bylaws, committee charters, corporate governance guidelines and stock ownership guidelines; annual shareholder meetings; executive compensation matters; insider trading policies and 10b5-1 trading plans; internal control matters; Regulation FD; shareholder communications and Rule 14a-8 shareholder proposals; and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) no action and waiver requests.
  • Mergers and Acquisitions – Representing public and private company clients in various capacities on a wide variety of mergers and acquisitions, both sell-side and buy-side. 
  • Securities Offerings – Assisting companies in connection with public and private debt and securities offerings and exchange offers.

Formerly Vice President and Corporate Counsel at HealthSpring, Andrea worked to ensure the company's compliance with SEC and NYSE rules and regulations.

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American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)

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Wake Forest Law Review (2004-2005)

Moot Court Board (2003-2005)

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