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 Twin River Worldwide Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: TRWH) in its acquisition of 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
Representation of Merchants & Marine Bancorp, Inc., a full-service state-chartered community bank with 13 branch offices across the Mississippi and Alabama Gulf Coast, in its definitive agreement to acquire the Mobile, Alabama branch of Bank OZK (Nasdaq: OZK
Representation of Pinnacle Financial Partners(NASDAQ: PNFP) in its $225 Million offering of Series B Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock depositary shares
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.
Representation of Pinnacle Financial Partners (NASDAQ: PNFP) in its issuance of $300 million aggregate principal amount of 4.125% Fixed-to-Floating Rate Subordinated Notes due 2029
Representation of Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc., a full-service investment bank, in its role as exclusive placement agent for an offering by SmartFinancial, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMBK) of $40 million aggregate principal amount of fixed-to-floating rate subordinated notes due 2028
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
Chambers USA — Banking & Finance (2019-2020); Banking & Finance: Regulatory (2017-2020)
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 (2011-2021)
Mid-South Super Lawyers “Rising Star” (2008-2013)
Harold C. Warner Scholar