John Fuller advises clients in complex corporate transactions, including representing investors and venture fund and private equity backed companies in joint ventures, LLCs, business formation and other strategic organizational and financing transactions. His clients range from established public and private companies to emerging start-ups across a range of industries including sports, media, healthcare, food service and technology. John has counseled private equity and venture capital investment funds and their portfolio companies on more than $1 billion in mergers and acquisitions as well as numerous venture capital financing transactions.
John maintains a diverse corporate practice which involves:
In addition to transactional work, John also regularly advises in general corporate governance matters, including fiduciary duties, securities law reporting and regulatory compliance and public company disclosure.
American Bar Association — Business Law Section
American Health Law Association (AHLA)
Representation of Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD) in its definitive agreement to sell 80 percent of Brookdale Health Care Services, the Brentwood-based company’s home health and outpatient therapy division, to HCA Healthcare (NYSE: HCA), one of the nation’s leading healthcare providers, in an all-cash transaction for $400 million
Representation of Health Enterprise Partners (HEP), a healthcare private equity firm, in its investment in Aware Recovery Care, an in-home addiction treatment provider. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Representation of the Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation (MTE), the largest electric co-op in the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) region and among the five largest in the United States, in its acquisition of Murfreesboro Electric Department for $245 million
Representation of Health Velocity Capital as lead investor in a $30 million Series C funding round for HealthJoy, a healthcare consumer benefits platform. In addition to Health Velocity Capital, other participating investors included U.S. Venture Partners, Chicago Ventures, and Epic Ventures
Represented TVV Capital portfolio company Big 3 Precision Products, Inc., a maker of turnkey packaging solutions, in its sale to The Eastern Company (Nasdaq: EML), a publicly traded diversified manufacturer, for $81.7 million
Representation of Christie Cookie Co., a Nashville-based gourmet cookie bakery, in its sale to Rich Products Corporation, a multinational food products corporation
Represented Pace Payment Systems, Inc. in its sale to i3 Verticals, Inc. for $52.7 million
Served as main counsel on the recent Columbus Crew acquisition by a private investor group led by Dee and Jimmy Haslam (Crew SC Holdings)
Representation of Change Healthcare in its strategic investment for a minority position in MDsave, a technology and healthcare payments company that simplifies the healthcare services shopping and payment experience for consumers
Mid-South Super Lawyers “Rising Star” (2016-2018)
Phi Kappa Phi
James Henry Burke and the H.L. Hendricks Memorial Scholarships
Certificate of Academic Excellence — Contract Drafting and Transactional Tax Planning
Transactions: The Tennessee Journal of Business Law
The Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College
Studied abroad at the University of Cambridge