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)
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
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
Represented of Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. (NYSE: RHP) in various refinancing transactions in September and October 2019, which successfully refinanced almost $2 billion in indebtedness
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 a sponsor in financing its acquisition of an orthodontic roll-up
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