David Venturella is an associate in the Corporate & Securities Practice Group. His practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, securities laws compliance and disclosure, corporate governance, and capital markets transactions. David works with clients operating across a broad range of industries, including healthcare, behavioral health, home health and hospice, REITs, and restaurants.
David earned his law degree from the University of Tennessee College of Law and a B.A. in history from East Tennessee State University.
American Health Law Association (AHLA)
Representation of LucidHealth, a portfolio company of Excellere Partners, in its acquisition of Madison Radiologists
Representation of Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. (NYSE: RHP) in various refinancing transactions in September and October 2019, which successfully refinanced almost $2 billion in indebtedness. Refinancing transactions for Ryman included:
• The private placement of $500 million aggregate principal amount of 4.750% senior notes due 2027.
• A tack-on private placement of an additional $200 million aggregate principal amount of 4.750% senior notes due 2027.
• A tender offer for Ryman’s outstanding $350 million 5.00% senior notes due 2021 and a redemption of such notes not tendered.
• The extension of the maturity dates of Ryman’s existing $700 million revolving credit and $200 million term loan A to March 31, 2024, and March 31, 2025, respectively, the increase of the $200 million term loan A to $300 million, and the increase of the accordion feature under Ryman’s credit agreement from $500 million to $600 million.
Representation of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBRL) in its $36M acquisition of Maple Street Biscuit Company, a fast-casual restaurant with 28 company-owned and five franchised locations across seven states
We represented Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBRL) in its investment in Denver-based Punch Bowl Social, an award-wining experiential food and beverage concept.
Represented SERVPRO in its recapitalization transaction, in partnership with Blackstone, one of the world’s leading investment firms
Engility Holdings Merges with SAIC for $2.5 Billion
Represented Quest Diagnostics in its acquisition of Provant Health
Represented Quest Diagnostics in its acquisition of ReproSource
Tennessee Law Review — Acquisitions Editor
Transactions: Tennessee Journal of Business Law — Senior Commentary Editor
Chancellor’s Award for Extraordinary Professional Promise (2017)
Concentration in Business Transactions Award
Academic Achievement Awards — Torts II; Property; Legal Profession; Fundamental Concepts of Income Tax; Business Associations; Title Law; Income Taxation of Business Organizations; Transactional Tax Planning; Corporate Finance; Behavioral Legal Ethics; Taxation of Real Property Interests