For nearly 20 years, Bryan Metcalf has provided federal, state and local tax counsel for public and private companies as well as nonprofit entities. Bryan offers innovative solutions for clients in the healthcare, manufacturing, financial services, food and beverage, real estate, automotive and retail industries.
Bryan’s practice concentrates on corporate, partnership, real estate investment trust and regulated investment company tax planning and analysis and tax-exempt organization formation and compliance. Bryan also advises clients on a broad range of compensation-related issues in both the corporate and partnership context, including the implementation of equity-based and other executive compensation plans and the analysis of golden parachute and other compensation issues which arise in negotiating mergers and other acquisitions or dispositions.
His practice includes:
American Health Law Association (AHLA)
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
Lead Counsel to POINT Biopharma Inc. in connection with its proposed SPAC business combination with Therapeutics Acquisition Corp. d/b/a Research Alliance Corp. I (Nasdaq: RACA), a special purpose acquisition company, sponsored by RA Capital Management. Upon closing, the combined company will be named POINT Biopharma Global Inc. and is expected to be listed on Nasdaq under the ticker symbol “PNT”.
Representation of Triple Tree Capital Partners and Vestar Capital Partners in the merger of their respective portfolio companies, The Emily Program and Veritas Collaborative.
Representation of Regent Surgical Health, an ambulatory surgery center management and development company, in its strategic investment from TowerBrook Capital Partners L.P., an international investment management firm, and Ascension Capital, an investment affiliate of Ascension.
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
Representation of Pharos Capital’s post-acute care provider platform, Charter Health Care Group, in its acquisition of sister companies Physmed Home Health Care and Serene Care Hospice. Physmed Home Health specializes in geriatric care, delivering traditional home health nursing and therapy services, as well as social work and dietician services. Serene Care Hospice provides in-home end-of-life care with services including nursing care, spiritual care and bereavement support. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
We represented Dean Solon, the founder of Shoals Technologies Group, Inc. (backed by Oaktree Capital), a leading solar-power components maker, in connection with Shoals’ initial public offering (IPO) of 88.5 million shares of Class A common stock for a total net proceeds of more than $2.2 billion. The shares began trading on the Nasdaq Global Market under the symbol “SHLS” on January 27, 2021. Bass Berry & Sims has represented Shoals since the 2016 recapitalization transaction with Oaktree Capital.
We represented Tivity Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: TVTY), a fitness and social engagement solutions provider, in the divestiture of its nutrition business, Nutrisystem® and South Beach Diet®, to Kainos Capital, a leading food and consumer-focused private equity firm, for $575 million in cash.
Representation of HCA Healthcare (NYSE: HCA), one of the nation’s leading healthcare providers, in a joint venture business with A Plus International Inc., a global manufacturer of healthcare products, to expand access to personal protective equipment (PPE) by manufacturing surgical and procedure masks in the United States. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Representation of Mainsail Partners, a San Francisco-based growth equity firm focused on software companies, in its recapitalization of JobNimbus, a leading home services CRM and job management system.
The Best Lawyers in America© — Tax Law (2008-2021)
Mid-South Super Lawyers (2009-2010, 2012-2015, 2017-2018)
Chambers USA — Corporate/M&A (2006)
Michigan Law Review — Associate Editor
Tax Law Review — Graduate Editor