Scott Bell’s practice encompasses a wide array of corporate and transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital financings, securities offerings and securities law compliance, shareholder activism defense and general corporate governance and strategic issues.
Prior to moving to Nashville, Scott practiced at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP in Washington, D.C.
The District of Columbia Bar — Transactional Section, Health Law Section
New York State Bar Association
American Health Law Association (AHLA)
We represented Tivity Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: TVTY), a fitness and social engagement solutions provider, in the divestiture of its nutrition business, Nutrisystem® and South Beach Diet®, to Kainos Capital, a leading food and consumer-focused private equity firm, for $575 million in cash.
Representation of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBRL) in its $36M acquisition of Maple Street Biscuit Company, a fast-casual restaurant with 28 company-owned and five franchised locations across seven states
We represented Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBRL) in its investment in Denver-based Punch Bowl Social, an award-wining experiential food and beverage concept.
Represented Tivity Health, Inc. in its acquisition of Nutrisystem, Inc.
Representation of Change Healthcare in its strategic investment for a minority position in MDsave, a technology and healthcare payments company that simplifies the healthcare services shopping and payment experience for consumers
We represented Change Healthcare in the sale of its home care and hospice solutions, formerly known as McKesson Homecare and McKesson Hospice, to Netsmart
Represented Bob Evans Farms, Inc. (Nasdaq:BOBE) in its acquisition by Post Holdings, Inc.
Represented Bridgestone Americas in its investment in ClearMotion
Represented a leading global provider of customer experience, engagement, and growth solutions,in its acquisition of Connextions, Inc. for $80 million
Represented Bob Evans Farms, Inc. (Nasdaq: BOBE) in the sale of Bob Evans Restaurants to Golden Gate Capital for $565 million
IFLR1000 — Notable Practitioner (2019-2021)