Stewart Day counsels clients on corporate and securities issues including mergers and acquisitions, capital markets transactions, and securities regulations matters and filings.
Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Stewart was an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Wiley Rein LLP. Stewart earned his law degree from the Duke University School of Law and a B.A. in political science as well as German literature from Duke University. Stewart also has a White Belt Certification in Legal Lean Six Sigma and Project Management.
American Health Law Association (AHLA)
Representation of Trilliant Health Analytics, a healthcare analytics company, in its recapitalization by Primus Capital. Primus joins existing investors who also participated in the recapitalization, including Providence Ventures, Martin Ventures, Noro-Moseley Partners, and Nashville Capital Network
Representation of Gen Cap America, a Nashville-based private equity firm that provides equity for management buyouts, division spinoffs, and recapitalizations of profitable, well-established middle-market businesses, in its acquisition of Griffin Gear, a South Carolina-based provider of gearing products for industrial applications
Representation of Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. (NYSE: RHP) in various refinancing transactions in September and October 2019, which successfully refinanced almost $2 billion in indebtedness. Refinancing transactions for Ryman included:
• The private placement of $500 million aggregate principal amount of 4.750% senior notes due 2027.
• A tack-on private placement of an additional $200 million aggregate principal amount of 4.750% senior notes due 2027.
• A tender offer for Ryman’s outstanding $350 million 5.00% senior notes due 2021 and a redemption of such notes not tendered.
• The extension of the maturity dates of Ryman’s existing $700 million revolving credit and $200 million term loan A to March 31, 2024, and March 31, 2025, respectively, the increase of the $200 million term loan A to $300 million, and the increase of the accordion feature under Ryman’s credit agreement from $500 million to $600 million.
Representation of Walker Die Casting, Inc., a Tennessee-based corporation that produces high-quality aluminum die castings, in its sale to Allison Transmission (NYSE: ALSN), the world’s largest manufacturer of fully automatic transmissions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles
Represented Serco Inc. in its definitive Asset Purchase Agreement to acquire Alion Science & Technology Corporation’s Naval Systems Business Unit, including its Canadian business and a small number of related contract operations, for $225 million. The acquisition, subject to regulatory approvals, is expected to close in the second half of 2019. Serco Inc., a provider of professional, technology, and management services, will strengthen its presence in naval support with this acquisition, and will become a stronger integrated maritime solutions provider for the U.S Navy and other customers.
Represented Pharos Capital Group in its acquisition of an outpatient autism services provider
Represented Gen Cap America in its acquisition of a physical therapy, fitness and wellness products provider
Represented WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) in its definitive agreement to acquire Meridian.
Represented Addus HomeCare Corporation in its acquisition of Ambercare for $40 million.
Served as lead healthcare regulatory counsel to Ardent Health Services in its acquisition of East Texas Medical Center Regional Healthcare System (ETMC)
Duke Law Journal — Senior Research Editor