Nick Bessette counsels clients on corporate and securities issues including mergers and acquisitions, capital markets transactions, private equity investments, and securities regulations matters and filings.
Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Nick was an associate at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP in New York. Nick earned his law degree from the University of Michigan Law School and a B.A. in international studies from Texas State University.
American Health Law Association (AHLA)
American Bar Association
Representation of Mainsail Partners, a San Francisco-based growth equity firm focused on software companies, in its recapitalization of Centerbase, a legal billing and practice management software company.
We represented Tractor Supply Company in its public offering of $650 million of 1.750% Senior Notes due 2030. Underwriters included Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, Wells Fargo Securities, LLC and Regions Securities LLC.
Representation of Merchants & Marine Bancorp, Inc., a full-service state-chartered community bank with 13 branch offices across the Mississippi and Alabama Gulf Coast, in its acquisition of the Mobile, Alabama branch of Bank OZK (Nasdaq: OZK
Representation of Mainsail Partners in its $41 million recapitalization of PlanHub, a cloud-based construction plan room and bidding software. Mainsail’s investment will allow PlanHub to expand its management team and product suite, and is expected to transform the commercial construction bidding process
Representation of Pinnacle Financial Partners(NASDAQ: PNFP) in its $225 Million offering of Series B Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock depositary shares
Representation of Altamont Capital’s portfolio company, Sequel Youth & Family Services, in its acquisition of Pine Cone Therapies, a behavioral healthcare provider with treatment programs to assist those with Autism spectrum, speech-language, intellectual delay, neurological, and attention deficit disorders.
Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review — Production Editor