Lori Morgan’s practice focuses on public equity and debt offerings for corporate issuers (including real estate investment trusts), formation and operation of joint ventures, and mergers and acquisitions of both public and private acquirors and targets. She also counsels clients on general corporate and securities matters, including corporate governance and public company disclosure. Lori’s recent transactions include a public company REIT conversion transaction, a public company sale with an active go-shop process with multiple bidders and underwritten equity and debt offerings for both issuers and underwriters.
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 Gladstone Land Corporation in its underwritten offering of 1,897,500 shares of common stock for net proceeds of approximately $26.1 million. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC acted as lead book-running manager; B. Riley Securities and Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc. acted as co-book running managers; and Aegis Capital Corp., Kingswood Capital Markets, division of Benchmark Investments, Inc., Maxim Group LLC, National Securities Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of National Holdings Corporation (NasdaqCM: NHLD), and Wedbush Securities Inc. served as co-managers.
Representation of Heritage Global Inc. (Nasdaq: HGBL), an asset services company specializing in financial and industrial assets, in its public offering of 5,462,500 shares of common stock with proceeds of $9,559,375. The underwriters included Lake Street Capital Markets, LLC and Colliers Securities, LLC.
Representation of Pinnacle Financial Partners(NASDAQ: PNFP) in its $225 Million offering of Series B Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock depositary shares
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
Represented Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. in connection with the refinancing of its Gaylord Rockies joint venture’s existing construction and mezzanine loans relating to the new Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center in Aurora, Colorado
Represented i3 Verticals, Inc. in its initial public offering (IPO) of 7,647,500 shares of Class A common stock for a total net proceeds of $92.5 million.
Represented Gladstone Land Corporation in its public offering of common stock
Represented Gladstone Capital Corporation in its public offering of 1,800,000 shares of preferred stock
Represented Gladstone Commercial Corporation in its public offering of common stock
The Best Lawyers in America© — Corporate Governance Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Securities/Capital Markets Law (2016-2021)
Best Lawyers® — Nashville Corporate Governance Law “Lawyer of the Year” (2018)
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Harvard International Law Journal — Editor-in-Chief (1993-1994)