We represented Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. in its acquisition of 30 percent interest in Bankers Healthcare Group, LLC. (BHG), a leading provider of financing solutions for healthcare professionals, for $75 million. Pinnacle expects that the investment will be approximately 7 to 9 percent accretive to the firm’s estimated earnings per share in 2015. The investment was funded through a combination of cash and bank debt.

Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ/NGS: PNFP) provides a full range of banking services, financial planning products and services, and wealth accumulation strategies.