Marisa Rouse assists clients with commercial real estate and debt financing transactions. Her practice primarily involves:
Marisa also collaborates with the firm’s Corporate & Securities Practice Group on corporate transactions, such as mergers and acquisitions, which involve financing and real estate issues.
Marisa earned her law degree from the Washington University School of Law and a B.A. in communication and German from DePauw University.
Tennessee Bar Association
Memphis Bar Association
American Bar Association — Young Lawyers Division
Urban Land Institute
Representation of NN, Inc. (NASDAQ: NNBR) in a new financing with J.P. Morgan, funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P., and investment funds managed by Morgan Stanley Tactical Value providing a $50 million asset-based credit line (ABL), a 5.5-year $150 million term loan, and a $65 million preferred stock issuance, respectively. Proceeds from the transaction will be used to repay the current principal balance of $70 million on its term loans due in 2022, to redeem its current $100 million outstanding preferred stock, prior to the increase in redemption premium at March 31, 2021, and pay off its fixed interest rate swap of $14 million. The transaction enables the company to strengthen its balance sheet by extending its capital structure’s maturity at an attractive blended cost of capital, allowing the company financial flexibility to continue its current business transformation efforts.
We represented Tractor Supply Company (Nasdaq: TSCO) in their agreement to acquire Orscheln Farm and Home, a family-owned farm and ranch retailer.
Throughout 2019 and 2020, represented a self-storage developer in connection with the sale of its interest in 13 self-storage facilities in seven states in a series of transactions with a total transaction value of over $260 million
Represented a multifamily developer in the acquisition/re-development of four properties in Shelby County, Memphis, Tennessee, with a total of 573 units for an aggregate purchase price exceeding $75 million and aggregate financing exceeding $55 million
Throughout 2019 and 2020, we assisted one of the largest, publicly traded home construction companies in its acquisition of over 300-platted residential lots in a series of transactions for developments across West Tennessee
Representation of Merchants & Marine Bancorp, Inc., a full-service state-chartered community bank with 13 branch offices across the Mississippi and Alabama Gulf Coast, in its acquisition of the Mobile, Alabama branch of Bank OZK (Nasdaq: OZK
Representation of Neighborhood Preservation Inc. (NPI) in acquiring a number of tax sale parcels of land as part of an effort to redevelop a blighted area in Memphis
Representation of Twin River Worldwide Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: TRWH) in its definitive agreement to acquire Jumer’s Casino & Hotel, from Delaware North Companies Gaming & Entertainment, Inc., for $120 million in cash
Representation of Premise Health, the country’s largest direct health care provider and OMERS Private Equity portfolio company, in its acquisition of CareHere, another leading operator of wellness centers for self-funded organizations. The acquisition of CareHere, brings Premise Health’s revenue to approximately $1 billion annually and increases its geographic footprint to more than 850 centers across 45 states and Guam. The combination will allow Premise Health to deliver improved outcomes and enhance health care for employer populations.
Represented the ownership of the Racquet Club of Memphis in its sale of the club property to developers
Washington University Journal of Law and Policy — Staff Editor
CALI Awards — Health Law; Children and the Law; Foreign Relations Law
Phi Beta Kappa