Davis Mello represents buyers, sellers, investors and operators across a variety of industries in connection with mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, recapitalizations, growth equity investments, venture capital financings and other strategic corporate transactions. Davis also advises clients on corporate governance, compliance and other general corporate matters.
Working closely with attorneys from our nationally ranked healthcare practice, Davis has significant experience in healthcare services and healthcare information technology M&A. Outside of the healthcare industry, Davis has led the negotiation and execution of multiple deals in manufacturing, industrial services, technology, retail, and food and beverage. Davis is a member of the Mergers and Acquisitions Committee of the American Bar Association.
Davis’s experience includes the representation of:
American Bar Association — Business Law Committee, Mergers and Acquisitions Committee
American Health Law Association (AHLA)
Representation of Gen Cap America, Inc. in the sale of its portfolio company, Aero Systems Engineering, a provider of design and build test and wind tunnel facility solutions as well as lab testing services for jet engines and airframes
Representation of Family Legacy, LLC and Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens, Inc. in their sale to Park Lawn Corporation (TSX: PLC), a company that provides goods and services associated with the disposition and memorialization of human remains
Representation of Gen Cap America, a Nashville-based private equity firm that provides equity for management buyouts, division spinoffs, and recapitalizations of profitable, well-established middle-market businesses, in its acquisition of Griffin Gear, a South Carolina-based provider of gearing products for industrial applications
Representation of Walker Die Casting, Inc., a Tennessee-based corporation that produces high-quality aluminum die castings, in its sale to Allison Transmission (NYSE: ALSN), the world’s largest manufacturer of fully automatic transmissions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles
Represented Pharos Capital Group in its acquisition of an outpatient autism services provider
Represented Gen Cap America in its sale of portfolio company CPS Distributors, Inc.
We represented Clearwater Compliance in its investment by Altaris Capital Partners, LLC.
Represented Family Treatment Network in its acquisition of Behavioral Care Specialists
We represented International Systems of America, LLC (ISA), a portfolio company of Gen Cap America, in its sale to Align Capital Partners.
Best Lawyers: Ones To Watch — Corporate Law (2021)
Vanderbilt Journal of Transactional Law — Articles Selection Editor
Vanderbilt Law School — John W. Wade Scholar
Miami University — Harrison Scholar