Bass, Berry & Sims Named a Finalist Across Multiple Categories for 2022 M&A Advisor Awards

September 15, 2022
Firm News

The M&A Advisor recently announced its finalists for the 21st Annual M&A Advisor Awards. Bass, Berry & Sims was recognized 15 times among several different categories representing six separate transactions. Award winners in all categories will be announced at the Awards Gala on Tuesday, November 15 in New York City. For a full list of finalists, click here.

The Annual M&A Advisor Awards recognize deals across several categories, including M&A Transactions, Private Equity, Corporate/Strategic, Cross Border, and Financing Deals of the Year; Sector Deals of the Year; Firms of the Year; and Product/Service of the Year. This year’s finalists represent over 400 companies.

“The award finalists represent the best of the mergers and acquisitions industry in 2021-22 and earned these honors by standing out in a group of very impressive candidates,” said Roger Aguinaldo, founder and CEO of The M&A Advisor. “Given the uncertainty and volatile nature of M&A over the past two years, and in an environment that is increasingly demanding of its professionals, we have recognized the leading transactions, firms and individuals that represent the highest levels of performance.”

Bass, Berry & Sims was recognized for its work in the following deals and categories:

Sale of Tivity to Stone Point Capital
  • Consumer Staples Deal of the Year (Over $100MM)
  • Healthcare/Life Sciences Deal of the Year (Over $500MM)
  • Corporate/Strategic Deal of the Year (Over $1B)
  • Private Equity Deal of the Year (Over $1B)
  • M&A Deal of the Year (Between $1B-$5B)
Divestiture of PANTHERx Rare by Centene
  • Healthcare/Life Sciences Deal of the Year (Over $500MM)
  • Corporate/Strategic Deal of the Year (Over $1B)
  • M&A Deal of the Year (Between $1B-$5B)
Acquisition of Contessa Health by Amedisys
  • Healthcare/Life Sciences Deal of the Year (Between $100MM-$500MM)
  • Corporate/Strategic Deal of the Year (Between $250MM-$500MM)
  • M&A Deal of the Year (Between $250MM-$500MM)
Sale of American Paper & Twine to Imperial Dade
  • Consumer Staples Deal of the Year (Over $100MM)
  • M&A Deal of the Year (Between $100MM-$250MM)
Sale of CenterPointe Behavioral Health to Acadia
  • Healthcare/Life Sciences Deal of the Year (Between $100MM-$500MM)
Acquisition of L.W. Allen LLC by SJE Inc. (Audax)
  • M&A Deal of the Year (Between $25MM-$50MM)
The M&A Advisor

Now in its 24th year, The M&A Advisor was founded to offer insights and intelligence on mergers and acquisitions, establishing the industry’s leading media outlet in 1998. Today, the firm is recognized as the world’s premier leadership organization for mergers & acquisitions, restructuring and corporate finance professionals, delivering a range of integrated services. More information can be found at www.maadvisor.com.

About Our Corporate & Securities Practice

Public and private companies of all sizes across a variety of industries turn to Bass, Berry & Sims for counsel on a wide range of corporate matters, including mergers, acquisitions and dispositions; capital markets transactions; special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) and de-SPAC transactions; executive compensation issues; corporate governance; ESG matters; and shareholder activism. We serve as primary corporate and securities counsel to numerous public companies and have counseled on more than 150 deals ranging in size from $20 million to more than $15 billion over the past two years. Click here to learn more about the Corporate & Securities Practice at Bass, Berry & Sims.

Our Private Equity Team has a strong reputation representing funds, lenders, investment banks, and portfolio companies in buy and sell side and growth equity transactions nationally. We have served as lead corporate counsel in hundreds of private equity-backed deals across a variety of industries. Learn more here.