Vince Lillegard is an associate in the firm’s Nashville office and is a member of the firm’s Real Estate & Commercial Finance Practice Group. Vince routinely assists clients with:
Vince also collaborates with the Corporate & Securities Practice Group on corporate transactions, such as mergers and acquisitions, which involve financing and real estate issues.
Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Vince practiced with Kaye Scholer LLP in New York.
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
Representation of Genesco Inc. (NYSE: GCO) in its acquisition of Togast, a company that specializes in the design, sourcing and sale of licensed footwear, for $34 million, plus an earnout of up to $34 million
Representation of TT Capital Partners (TTCP), NovaQuest Capital Management (NovaQuest) and Frist Cressey Ventures in its recapitalization and growth equity investment in InformedDNA, the nation’s largest provider of genetic services
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 LFM Capital in its investment in ShopSabre, a leading designer and manufacturer of CNC routers and plasma tables that are used in a variety of high-precision machining operations to cut wood, steel, aluminum and other metals
Represented Engility Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EGL) in its $1.3 billion debt refinancing
Represented CoreCivic in the refinancing of their bank credit facilities
Represented Genesco in its sale of Lids its hat-focused division
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