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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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David W. Smith

Counsel

Nashville
(615) 742-7755 TEL
(615) 742-0444 FAX

David W. Smith

Counsel

Nashville
(615) 742-7755 TEL
(615) 742-0444 FAX
Nashville
(615) 742-7755 TEL
(615) 742-0444 FAX

As counsel to several of the nation's leading healthcare companies, David Smith's primary focus is commercial leasing in the healthcare industry.

With a deep understanding of the unique regulatory overlay involved in healthcare real estate transactions, David helps clients find solutions that are both economically advantageous and regulatory compliant.

As counsel to several of the nation's leading healthcare companies, David Smith's primary focus is commercial leasing in the healthcare industry.

With a deep understanding of the unique regulatory overlay involved in healthcare real estate transactions, David helps clients find solutions that are both economically advantageous and regulatory compliant. His practice includes:

  • Healthcare Real Estate – Representing hospitals, surgery centers, physician groups, individuals and other providers of healthcare services in connection with leasing and other real estate matters throughout the United States.
  • Commercial Real Estate – Representing clients in a variety of industries in the acquisition, disposition, financing, leasing and ownership of commercial properties including retail, restaurant and office buildings.

In addition to advising clients on the real estate matters, he also works closely with the Corporate & Securities Practice Group on coordination of real estate diligence for large corporate mergers and acquisitions.

Prior to joining the firm, David was a middle school teacher and Teach for America corps member. He has continued to support public education through his involvement with the Teach For America alumni, Nashville local Charter Schools, and the PENCIL Partnership. He is currently involved in the firm's Diversity Committee.

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