Ryan Hoffman advises both publicly traded and privately held companies as well as private equity and venture capital firms in a broad range of transactional and securities matters. He has closed more than $15 billion in M&A transactions and works within a wide range of industries including healthcare, technology, food and beverage, retail, manufacturing and government services. Ryan’s practice involves:
American Health Law Association (AHLA)
Representation of J. Alexander’s Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: JAX), owner and operator of J. Alexander’s Restaurant, Redlands Grill, Stoney River Steakhouse and Grill and selected other restaurants, in its $220 million all cash sale to SPB Hospitality LLC, a leading operator and franchisor of full-service dining restaurants.
Since J. Alexander’s first opened in 1991, Bass, Berry & Sims has served as primary corporate and securities counsel to the company for more than 30 years. Additional details about the transaction can be found in the official news release.
Representation of Integrated Polymer Solutions (IPS), an Arcline Investment Management portfolio company and leading manufacturer of custom, highly engineered elastomeric components, in its acquisition of Seal Science, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of engineered elastomeric sealing solutions.
Representation of Mainsail Partners, a San Francisco-based growth equity firm focused on software companies, in its recapitalization of Centerbase, a legal billing and practice management software company.
Representation of Triple Tree Capital Partners and Vestar Capital Partners in the merger of their respective portfolio companies, The Emily Program and Veritas Collaborative.
We served as lead counsel to Triple Tree Capital Partners, Noro Moseley Partners and SSM Partners in the formation of its holding company, Riva Health Holdings, Inc., a newly formed holding company that facilitated the merger of Revel and NovuHealth.
Representation of Groups360, a platform that simplifies bringing people together for meetings and events, in its acquisition of IDEM Hospitality, a Singapore-based platform to help hoteliers maximize revenue from their meetings, events and group business
Representation of Netalytics, a software development company with a focus on creating solutions for the behavioral health care industry, in its recapitalization by Prairie Capital, a Chicago-based private equity firm
Representation of TT Capital Partners (TTCP), NovaQuest Capital Management (NovaQuest) and Frist Cressey Ventures in its recapitalization and growth equity investment in InformedDNA, the nation’s largest provider of genetic services
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