Scott Holley joined Bass, Berry & Sims in 1998 and practices in the firm’s Corporate & Securities Practice Group. Scott’s practice includes the representation of financial institutions, issuers and underwriters in public and private equity and debt offerings, and both public and private acquirors and targets in mergers and acquisitions. He also counsels clients on a variety of other corporate and securities matters, including corporate governance, Sarbanes-Oxley Act and Dodd-Frank Act compliance, public company disclosure, Section 16 issues, insider trading and defensive measures.
Representation of Tennessee Community Bank Holdings, Inc., the parent company for Community Bank & Trust located in Ashland City, Tennessee, in its definitive agreement to sell to Reliant Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: RBNC) for $37 million in an approximately 50% stock and 50% cash transaction.
We represented Twin River Worldwide Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: TRWH) in its definitive agreement to acquire the operations and real estate of Isle of Capri Casino and Lady Luck Casino from Eldorado Resorts, Inc. (Nasdaq: ERI), in a cash transaction for $230 million.
Represented Columbia bank in its definitive agreement to sell to Commerce Union
Represented Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ: PNFP) in its merger with BNC Bancorp (NASDAQ: BNCN)
Represented the underwriters in SmartFinancial’s public offering of 1,770,084 shares of common stock
Merger of single-bank holding company
Represented United Natural Foods Inc. (Nasdaq: UNFI) in its acquisition of Haddon House Food Products Inc; Nor-Cal Produce, Inc.; and Global/Organic Specialty Source, Inc.
Represented FirstBank in its acquisition of Northwest Georgia Bank in Ringgold
Represented Pinnacle Financial Partners in its acquisition of Magna Bank
Represented Pinnacle Financial Partners (NASDAQ/NGS: PNFP) in a merger with CapitalMark Bank & Trust for $187 million
Chambers USA — Banking & Finance (2019); Banking & Finance: Regulatory (2017-2019)
Best Lawyers® — Nashville Financial Services Regulation Law “Lawyer of the Year” (2020)
The Best Lawyers in America© — Banking and Finance Law; Financial Services Regulation Law (2011-2020)
Mid-South Super Lawyers “Rising Star” (2008-2013)
Harold C. Warner Scholar