Page Davidson works closely with executives and boards of directors in connection with a variety of corporate and securities matters. In the last 30 years, Page has worked with countless companies on complex corporate transactions, such as the leveraged buyout (LBO) and subsequent initial public offering (IPO) of the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, at the time the largest LBO in history. Page guides both public and private companies in executing their business strategies, representing numerous companies from initial formation through public offering and ultimate sale. Page has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America® as the 2018 Nashville Mergers and Acquisitions Law Lawyer of the Year and the 2017 Nashville Corporate Governance Law Lawyer of the Year.
While Page’s clients include a significant concentration of healthcare companies, he also works with companies in a number of other industries, including food and beverage, industrial, hospitality, technology and retail. His practice involves a broad spectrum of corporate and securities matters, including:
Page has served in various leadership positions within the firm, including on the firm’s Executive Committee (2015-2017 and 2010-2012), as chair of the Corporate & Securities Practice Group (2003-2009) and as the firm’s hiring partner (2000-2003).
Nashville Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
American Bar Association
American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)
Represented Tivity Health, Inc. in its acquisition of Nutrisystem, Inc.
Represented i3 Verticals, Inc. in its initial public offering (IPO) of of 7,647,500 shares of Class A common stock for a total net proceeds of $92.5 million.
Represented Bob Evans Farms, Inc. (Nasdaq:BOBE) in its acquisition by Post Holdings, Inc.
Represented Heritage Group in its preferred equity investment in Relode
Represented national purchasing organization in its acquisition of Cleveland-based GPO
Represented national purchasing organization in its acquisition of a mid-market GPO
Represented CLARCOR Inc. (NYSE: CLC) in its acquisition by Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE: PH) for approximately $4.3 billion in cash
Represented Bob Evans Farms, Inc. (Nasdaq: BOBE) in the sale of Bob Evans Restaurants to Golden Gate Capital for $565 million
Represented HealthStream (NASDAQ: HSTM) in its acquisition of Morrisey Associates for $48 million cash
Represented Healthways (NASDAQ: HWAY) in the sale of its Total Population Health Services (TPHS) business to Sharecare, Inc.
Chambers USA — Corporate/M&A (2008-2019)
Best Lawyers in America® — Corporate Governance Law; Corporate Law; Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Securities/Capital Markets Law (2005-2019)
Best Lawyers in America® — Nashville Mergers and Acquisitions Law “Lawyer of the Year” (2018, 2013); Nashville Corporate Governance Law “Lawyer of the Year” (2017); Nashville Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law “Lawyer of the Year” (2014)
Nashville Post “In Charge” — Legal Sector (2019)
Nashville Business Journal “Best of the Bar” (2019)
IFLR1000 – Notable Practitioner
BusinessTN’s “Tennessee’s Best 150 Lawyers”
Lawdragon 500 New Stars, New Worlds
The Legal 500
Mid-South Super Lawyers (2007-2015, 2017-2018)
Nashville Post “Nashville’s 101 Top Lawyers”