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)
Acquistion of a company specializing in rebuilding, repair and service of elevator motors and machines
Investment in a leading software solution for the moving services industry.
Investment in a SaaS solution for facility maintenance departments and service providers looking to improve efficiency and cost effectiveness of their operations.
Representation of Prairie Capital’s portfolio company Family Allergy & Asthma, an allergy medical practice headquartered in Louisville, KY, in its Physician Practice Management transaction with Asthma and Allergy Associates of Florida, an allergy and asthma medical practice in Flordia. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Representation of Arcline Investment Management’s portfolio company Standard Elevator Systems, which manufactures and provides products and solutions for elevators, escalators and moving walks, in its acquisition of McIntosh Industries, LLC, a company specializing in rebuilding, repair and service of elevator motors and machines. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Representation of Arcline Investment Management’s portfolio company Fairbanks Morse, which builds, maintains, and services naval power and propulsion systems, in its acquisition of Research Tool & Die, a privately owned manufacturer of marine electrical-systems hardware. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Representation of Arcline Investment Management (“Arcline”), a growth-oriented private equity firm, in its creation of Standard Elevator (“Standard”), a leading elevator components and solutions platform formed by the acquisitions of five critical suppliers to the largest elevator servicers and installers in the United States and Canada: Standard Elevator Systems, LLC (“SES”); EMI Porta, LLC (“EMI”); ZZIPCO, LLC (“ZZIPCO”); Texacone, LLC (“Texacone”); and Elevator Equipment Company, LLC (“EECO”). Terms of this transaction were not disclosed.
The combination of SES, EMI, ZZIPCO, Texacone, and EECO lays the foundation for Standard to become a vertically integrated one-stop shop for elevator parts, components, and software.
Representation of Pharos Capital Group, LLC, a middle-market private equity firm based in Dallas and Nashville, in its acquisition of THEMA Health Services, a leading provider of hospice, skilled home health, and palliative care services throughout the state of Arizona. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
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.
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