Noah Black works with clients on the design, implementation and administration of qualified benefit plans, health and welfare benefit plans and deferred compensation packages. He also provides diligence and support on employee benefits and compensation issues arising in mergers, acquisitions and other corporate transactions.
Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Noah worked with the U.S. Department of Labor in the Employee Benefits Security Administration where he investigated retirement plans and plan service providers to ensure compliance with Title I of ERISA and negotiated with fiduciaries to resolve ERISA violations.
Representation of Gen Cap America’s portfolio company Newman Associates, a supplier of pipe-support systems offering products, tools, and hardware for mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire-protection contractors, in its sale to NEFCO, a construction supply company providing a broad range of products and services to a large variety of professional contractors. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Representation of Ring2Media, a leading direct response marketing agency specializing in Medicare enrollment, in its sale to Osceola Capital’s portfolio company Quote.com, which connects high-intent insurance shoppers to the world’s best and most trusted brands. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Representation of Acute Behavioral Health, Inc. in its acquisition of Hallmark Youthcare, the largest short-term residential treatment program in the commonwealth of Virginia. The acquired assets consist of 82 inpatient psychiatric residential treatment facility beds for young people with behavioral and mental health needs. Petra Capital, Harbert Credit Solutions, Elm Creek Partners and Granite Growth Health Partners invested in Acute Behavioral Health to finance the acquisition.
Representation of Physicians Immediate Care, a Midwest leader in urgent care and occupational health services, in its sale to WellNow Urgent Care, an urgent care provider nationwide. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Representation of Prairie Capital’s portfolio company Family Allergy & Asthma, an allergy medical practice headquartered in Louisville, KY, in its Physician Practice Management transaction with Asthma and Allergy Associates of Florida, an allergy and asthma medical practice in Flordia. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Representation of Tivity Health Inc. (Nasdaq: TVTY), a leading provider of healthy life-changing solutions, in its sale to Stone Point Capital, an investment firm based in Greenwich, Connecticut, with over $40 billion of assets under management. Tivity Health stockholders received $32.50 in cash per share, representing a total transaction value of $2.0 billion. Tivity Health’s common stock ceased trading and will no longer be listed on Nasdaq.
Representation of CyberGuard Compliance, LLC, a compliance and regulatory services company, in their sale to CyberGuard Management, Inc, an affiliate of Atlantic Street Capital Management, LLC. CyberGuard Management, Inc. acquired all of the equity of CyberGuard Holdings, Inc. and Elite Consulting Solutions LLC from the owners of CyberGuard Compliance, LLP. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Representation of Physical Rehabilitation Network (“PRN”), a leading U.S.-based owner-operator of nearly 200 outpatient physical therapy clinics, in its acquisition of Gillette Physical Therapy, which operates one outpatient clinic in the Gillette, WY community. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Representation of Kinderhook Industries, LLC, a private equity firm, in their recapitalization and partnership with Smoky Mountain Urgent Care PC, an urgent care provider, to launch a primary care platform, focusing on rural markets in medically underserved areas. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Representation of Vektek, a portfolio company of LFM Capital and a market leading designer and manufacturer of hydraulic clamps and related products that are used to secure parts during the metal cutting process associated with CNC machining, in its sale to CNL Strategic Capital, a company that owns private companies. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
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