Zane Cavender represents clients on a broad range of transactions involving the development, transfer, and licensing of technology and intellectual property. He helps clients protect their IP assets and represents them in a variety of transactions, including licensing and service agreements, mergers and acquisitions, strategic relationships, and others.
Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Zane was an associate at Nelson Mullins LLP, where he concentrated on software licensing, outsourcing arrangements, and other technology transactions. He earned his law degree from Vanderbilt Law School, a master’s degree in education and bachelors degrees in political science and psychology from Southern Methodist University. During his undergraduate studies, Zane interned in the office of U.S. Senator John Cornyn (Washington, D.C.)
American Bar Association
American Health Law Association
Nashville Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
Southern Methodist University — Dallas Hall Society
Representation of SRM Concrete, the largest privately-owned ready-mix concrete manufacturer in the country, in its acquisition of USC-Atlantic, LLC, a subsidiary of U.S. Concrete, Inc., which is wholly owned by Vulcan Materials Company. Included in this acquisition are 28 ready-mix locations in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. Terms of this transaction were not disclosed.
Acquistion of a company specializing in rebuilding, repair and service of elevator motors and machines
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.
Sale of supplier of pipe-support systems offering products, tools, and hardware for mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire-protection contractors
Investment in a vertically integrated group of manufacturing companies serving the data center, electric vehicle, and robotic markets.
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 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 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 Groups360, a leading platform for booking group travel, in its $35,000,000 investment from Zigg Capital, Blackstone Innovations Investments, and Fir Tree Partners to accelerate growth.