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 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
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 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
Journal of Legislation and Public Policy — Articles Editor