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.
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 SmartFinancial, Inc. in its public offering 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
Represented Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. in its acquisition of 30 percent interest in Bankers Healthcare Group, LLC.
Represented The Chefs’ Warehouse, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHEF) in its acquisition of substantially all of the assets and certain equity interests of Del Monte Capitol Meat Co. and its affiliated companies
Chambers USA — Banking & Finance: Regulatory (2017-2019)
Mid-South Super Lawyers “Rising Star” (2008-2013)
Best Lawyers in America® — Banking and Finance Law; Financial Services Regulation Law (2011-2018)
Harold C. Warner Scholar