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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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Susan V. Sidwell

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Nashville
(615) 742-6264 TEL
(615) 742-0463 FAX

Susan V. Sidwell

Member

Nashville
(615) 742-6264 TEL
(615) 742-0463 FAX
Nashville
(615) 742-6264 TEL
(615) 742-0463 FAX

Susan Sidwell represents businesses in a variety of capital raising endeavors, from WKSIs that frequently access the market to newly formed entities raising their initial capital. For more than 25 years, Susan has advised private companies on preparing to go public and public companies on ongoing SEC compliance, corporate governance issues and compliance with various stock exchanges. In addition, she helps clients with regulatory and fiduciary obligations in the context of strategic transactions such as mergers, going private transactions and tender offers. Susan applies her accounting background to assist clients with the technical side of securities work, guiding clients through complex SEC filings. Throughout her career she has worked with clients in a wide variety of industries, including healthcare, life sciences and biotechnology, real estate, insurance software, technology and others. Her practice includes:

  • Capital Markets – Advising clients on registration statements for IPOs and secondary offerings, universal shelves, TIPs offerings, and ATM offerings; and private placements of securities, as well as on the filing requirements for mergers of public companies.
  • Public Company Advisory – Counseling companies on a variety of public company issues such as corporate governance, fiduciary duties, shareholder proposals, ongoing SEC compliance and issues involving listings on the NYSE, NASDAQ and other exchanges.
  • Executive Compensation – Representing clients on aspects of equity-based compensation arrangements, corporate governance relating to compensation and compensation committees, employment agreements, compensation issues in mergers and acquisitions, director compensation and retention and non-competition agreements; and advising on all issues relating to the disclosure of compensation arrangements under the federal securities laws, including under proxy, Section 16 and '34 Act rules.

Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Susan was a shareholder at Harwell Howard Hyne Gabbert & Manner, P.C.

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Tennessee Bar Association

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American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)

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Best Lawyers in America® — Securities / Capital Markets (2013-2017)

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