Vince Lillegard focuses his practice on capital market debt transactions and syndicated bank credit facilities. He represents public and private companies, private equity sponsors, banks and other lenders in a variety of lending transactions.
Vince’s practice involves:
Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Vince practiced with Kaye Scholer LLP (now known as Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP) in New York.
Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville — Arts Board Matching (2020)
Tennessee Craft — Board Member (2021)
Representation of Tivity Health in a syndicated loan transaction providing the company with a $400 million senior secured term loan B facility and a $100 million senior secured revolving facility.
Representation of LFM Capital’s portfolio company, J&E Precision Tool, in its acquisition of Beranek, LLC, a precision manufacturer of technical components for the aerospace & defense, and space exploration markets
Representation of Louisiana-Pacific Corporation in its offering of $350,000,000 of 3.625% senior notes due 2029.
Representation of Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD) in its definitive agreement to sell 80 percent of Brookdale Health Care Services, the Brentwood-based company’s home health and outpatient therapy division, to HCA Healthcare (NYSE: HCA), one of the nation’s leading healthcare providers, in an all-cash transaction for $400 million
We represented Tractor Supply Company (Nasdaq: TSCO) in their agreement to acquire Orscheln Farm and Home, a family-owned farm and ranch retailer.
Representation of LFM Capital’s portfolio company, Fecon, LLC, a leading manufacturer of heavy-duty forestry mulching equipment and related accessories, in its acquisition of Vermeer Forestry Mulching Products, a manufacturer of high-quality tree-care, agricultural, underground construction, surface mining, and environmental equipment.
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 LFM Capital, a private equity firm focused on lower middle-market manufacturing and industrial services businesses, in its acquisition of Diamabrush, a manufacturer of advanced abrasive technology utilized in various building, maintenance and construction applications
Representation of AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE: AZO) in a public offering of $600,000,000 of 1.650% Senior Notes due 2031.
Representation of AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE: AZO) in a public offering of $500,000,000 of 3.625% Senior Notes due 2025 and $750,000,000 of 4.000% Senior Notes due 2030
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