Patrick Huston focuses his practice on the tax aspects of complex business transactions and reorganizations. He works with clients on tax issues related to mergers and acquisitions, capital markets transactions, and venture capital and private equity investments.
Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Patrick served as a judicial extern for Judge Albert G. Lauber at the U.S. Tax Court. Patrick earned his LL.M. in Taxation from Georgetown University Law Center and his M.Acc. from the University of West Florida.
American Health Law Association (AHLA)
Tennessee Bar Association — Young Lawyers Division CLE Committee
Representation of Spring Fertility, a leading provider of fertility care in Northern California backed by Wildcat Capital, in its acquisition of Genesis Fertility Centre, a Vancouver, British Columbia-based fertility clinic
Representation of i3 Verticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: IIIV), an integrated payment and software solutions provider, in its offering of $138 million aggregate principal amount of 1.00% Exchangeable Senior Notes due 2025, its concurrent amendment to its Amended and Restated Credit Agreement, and its concurrent entrance into exchangeable note hedge and warrant transactions with certain financial institutions. BofA Securities served as the representative of the initial purchasers of the exchangeable notes
Representation of Advanced Diagnostic Imaging Partners, a premier provider of radiology services to Middle Tennessee, in its partnership with Radiology Partners, the largest physician-led and physician-owned radiology practice in the United States
Representation of Trilliant Health Analytics, a healthcare analytics company, in its recapitalization by Primus Capital. Primus joins existing investors who also participated in the recapitalization, including Providence Ventures, Martin Ventures, Noro-Moseley Partners, and Nashville Capital Network
Representation of Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. (NYSE: RHP) in various refinancing transactions in September and October 2019, which successfully refinanced almost $2 billion in indebtedness. Refinancing transactions for Ryman included:
• The private placement of $500 million aggregate principal amount of 4.750% senior notes due 2027.
• A tack-on private placement of an additional $200 million aggregate principal amount of 4.750% senior notes due 2027.
• A tender offer for Ryman’s outstanding $350 million 5.00% senior notes due 2021 and a redemption of such notes not tendered.
• The extension of the maturity dates of Ryman’s existing $700 million revolving credit and $200 million term loan A to March 31, 2024, and March 31, 2025, respectively, the increase of the $200 million term loan A to $300 million, and the increase of the accordion feature under Ryman’s credit agreement from $500 million to $600 million.
Representation of Walker Die Casting, Inc., a Tennessee-based corporation that produces high-quality aluminum die castings, in its sale to Allison Transmission (NYSE: ALSN), the world’s largest manufacturer of fully automatic transmissions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles
Representation of MyHealthDirect, a digital care coordination platform, in its sale to Experian Health
Georgetown University Law Center LL.M. Graduate Tax Scholar
Mississippi Law Journal — Executive Articles Editor (Volume 87); Staff Editor (Volume 86)