Philip Lewis advises corporations, partnerships and other entities in connection with mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions, as well as general corporate matters. A certified public accountant with an LL.M. in tax, Philip understands the complicated tax issues associated with transactions and provides creative solutions for clients. Philip has significant experience with real estate investment trusts (REITs) and regularly counsels REITs with respect to corporate and tax issues.
National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT)
American Health Law Association (AHLA)
Representation of Gen Cap America’s portfolio company Newman Associates, a supplier of pipe-support systems offering products, tools, and hardware for mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire-protection contractors, in its sale to NEFCO, a construction supply company providing a broad range of products and services to a large variety of professional contractors. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Representation of Protypia, Inc., a proteomics bio analytical company based in Nashville, TN in its sale to Inotiv, Inc., a leading contract research organization specializing in nonclinical and analytical drug discovery and development services and research models and related products and services. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Representation of The Peach Truck, a direct-to-consumer seller of peaches in the world, in its sale to International Farming, a privately owned institutional investment manager at the center of the world’s food ecosystem. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Representation of CyberGuard Compliance, LLC, a compliance and regulatory services company, in their sale to CyberGuard Management, Inc, an affiliate of Atlantic Street Capital Management, LLC. CyberGuard Management, Inc. acquired all of the equity of CyberGuard Holdings, Inc. and Elite Consulting Solutions LLC from the owners of CyberGuard Compliance, LLP. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Representation of Strategic Storage Growth Trust II, Inc., a private REIT sponsored by an indirect subsidiary of SmartStop, in its sale to SmartStop Self Storage REIT, Inc., a self-managed and fully-integrated self storage company, for approximately $280 million.
Representation of ModivCare (Nasdaq: MODV), a technology-enabled healthcare services company, in its acquisition of Guardian Medical Monitoring, LLC, a remote patient monitoring and alert company, from its parent company, Guardian Alarm. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Representation of Physical Rehabilitation Network (PRN), a leading physical therapy provider and practice management organization, in their acquisition of Kinetix Advanced Physical Therapy (Kinetix APT), a California based physical therapy center. The addition of Kinetix APT grows PRN’s California footprint to 62 clinics. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Representation of RxSense, a healthcare pharmacy benefits administration technology company, in their acquisition of ParamountRx, a prescription medicine discount plan company. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Representation of Gibson Brands, Inc., an iconic American manufacturer of guitars and professional audio equipment based in Nashville, Tennessee in connection with their investment in Venue Group LLC. Venue Group is a leading creator, developer and operator of music venues and hospitality offerings founded by Ben Lovett of Mumfod & Sons.
Mid-South Super Lawyers “Rising Star” (2013-2018)
Certified Public Accountant
Vanderbilt Scholastic Excellence Awards in Corporate Taxation and Estate Taxation and Planning