Chris Johnson counsels clients on corporate and securities issues including mergers and acquisitions, capital markets transactions, and securities regulations matters and filings.
Chris earned his law degree from the University of Kentucky College of Law and an M.B.A. and a B.S. in business economics and B.B.A. in marketing from the University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business and Economics.
American Health Law Association (AHLA)
Representation of Serco Inc., a provider of professional, technology, and management services, in its definitive agreement to acquire Whitney, Bradley & Brown, Inc., a leading provider of advisory, engineering and technical services to the US Military, for $295 million from an affiliate of H.I.G. Capital.
We represented Tivity Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: TVTY), a fitness and social engagement solutions provider, in the divestiture of its nutrition business, Nutrisystem® and South Beach Diet®, to Kainos Capital, a leading food and consumer-focused private equity firm, for $575 million in cash.
We represented Tractor Supply Company in its public offering of $650 million of 1.750% Senior Notes due 2030. Underwriters included Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, Wells Fargo Securities, LLC and Regions Securities LLC.
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 The Bakery Companies, a baked goods manufacturer, in its sale to Arbor Investments
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
Represented Tivity Health, Inc. in its acquisition of Nutrisystem, Inc.
Representation of Change Healthcare in its strategic investment for a minority position in MDsave, a technology and healthcare payments company that simplifies the healthcare services shopping and payment experience for consumers
Kentucky Law Journal
Trial Advocacy Board
CALI Award in Business Associations, Corporate Tax, Legal Drafting, Secured Transactions, and Tax I