Ben Tarpley counsels clients on corporate and securities issues including mergers and acquisitions, capital markets transactions, and securities regulations matters and filings.
Ben earned his law degree from the University of Tennessee College of Law and a B.S. in accounting from the University of Tennessee.
American Health Law Association (AHLA)
Representation of MSouth Equity Partners, a private equity firm with a focus on lower middle market management buyouts, in its acquisition of iBenefit Communication, a benefit communication, engagement, and enrollment services company
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 OMNIA Partners, a national purchasing organization for public and private sector procurement, in its acquisition of InsightGPO, LLC, a consulting firm focused on sourcing and procurement-related services for office supplies, auto rental, MRO and office equipment
Representation of LFM Capital in its investment in J&E Precision Tools, a Massachusetts-based leading precision components manufacturer for the aerospace and defense industry
Representation of J&J Services, Inc. in its investment from Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE: MAIN) for $24.8 million in a combination of first-lien, senior secured term debt and a direct equity investment. J&J Services, Inc. is a second-generation family-owned business providing roll-off dumpster and portable toilet rental services to an expansive base of residential, commercial, and demolition customers.
Representation of i3 Verticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: IIIV), an integrated payment and software solutions provider, in its secondary offering of 5,165,527 shares of Class A common stock at $22.75 per share. The underwriters included Cowen, Raymond James and BofA Merrill Lynch
We represented HealthTrust (Healthtrust Purchasing Group, L.P.) in its definitive agreement to acquire Resource Optimization & Innovation (ROi), a recognized leader in healthcare supply chain management.
Served as main counsel on the recent Columbus Crew acquisition by a private investor group led by Dee and Jimmy Haslam (Crew SC Holdings)
Represented i3 Verticals, Inc. in its initial public offering (IPO) of of 7,647,500 shares of Class A common stock for a total net proceeds of $92.5 million.
Representation of OMNIA Partners, a national purchasing organization for public and private sector procurement, in its acquisition of Communities Program Management (CPM), an organization that staffs and manages the operations of the U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance (U.S. Communities)