David Cox advises owners, executives and boards of emerging and growth companies in key corporate events, such as capital formation, private equity transactions, acquisitions and change in control transactions. David has advised on more than 400 transactions for private and public companies throughout the United States, including pioneers in their industry such as American HomePatient, Berlitz, Central Parking, ClinTrials and Pharmerica.
His representation covers a broad range of healthcare sectors, with particularly deep experience advising laboratory testing and life sciences, medical distribution and health software companies. A substantial portion of his representation also involves clients in financial services and financial technology and software. He also has advised clients in numerous other industries including retail services, logistics and distribution, technology and energy.
David’s practice includes:
Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, David was a shareholder and executive committee member at Harwell Howard Hyne Gabbert & Manner, P.C.
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Representation of Physical Rehabilitation Network (PRN), a privately held physical therapy care provider and comprehensive practice management organization, in its acquisition of three physical therapy clinics in California.
Representation of Physical Rehabilitation Network (PRN), a privately held physical therapy care provider and comprehensive practice management organization, in its acquisition of Total Body Rehab, a sport rehabilitation and outpatient orthopedic treatment provider in Arizona.
We represented Physical Rehabilitation Network, a privately held physical therapy care provider and comprehensive practice management organization, in its acquisition of Performance Physical Therapy, Inc., a provider of orthopedic and spine physical therapy care, based in Reno, Nevada. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
We represented Dean Solon, the founder of Shoals Technologies Group, Inc. (backed by Oaktree Capital), a leading solar-power components maker, in connection with Shoals’ initial public offering (IPO) of 88.5 million shares of Class A common stock for a total net proceeds of more than $2.2 billion. The shares began trading on the Nasdaq Global Market under the symbol “SHLS” on January 27, 2021. Bass Berry & Sims has represented Shoals since the 2016 recapitalization transaction with Oaktree Capital.
Representation of Premise Health, the largest direct health care provider in the country and OMERS portfolio company, in its acquisition of Sonic Boom Wellness, a provider of corporate wellness technology
Representation of ACES (Comprehensive Educational Services), a behavioral health provider that operates 38 clinics and in-home services throughout the Western United States, in its acquisition of the Center for Language and Autism Support Services, which operates two clinics and provides in-home services in Oklahoma
Representation of Addus HomeCare Corporation (Nasdaq: ADUS), the nation’s largest public provider of personal home care and support services, in its acquisition of SunLife Home Care, a home healthcare provider based in Tucson, Arizona
Representation of Addus HomeCare Corporation (Nasdaq: ADUS), the nation’s largest public provider of personal home care and support services, in its definitive agreement to acquire Queen City Hospice, LLC, and its affiliate Miracle City Hospice, LLC for a cash purchase price of $192.0 million
Representation of Addus HomeCare Corporation (Nasdaq: ADUS), the nation’s largest public provider of personal home care and support services, in its acquisition of County HomeMakers, Inc., a Pennsylvania-based personal care operator with 800 employees in 22 locations serving over 1,000 clients
Representation of Premise Health, the country’s largest direct health care provider and OMERS Private Equity portfolio company, in its acquisition of CareHere, another leading operator of wellness centers for self-funded organizations. The acquisition of CareHere, brings Premise Health’s revenue to approximately $1 billion annually and increases its geographic footprint to more than 850 centers across 45 states and Guam. The combination will allow Premise Health to deliver improved outcomes and enhance health care for employer populations.
Chambers USA — Corporate/M&A (2005-2019)
Martindale-Hubbell — AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated
The Best Lawyers in America© — Corporate Governance Law; Corporate Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law; Securities/Capital Markets Law (2005-2021)