Practices

Mergers and Acquisitions

Banking and Finance

Representation of targeted debt collection company in multi-million dollar acquisition


Acquisition by insurance broker of a brokerage firm in Knoxville, TN


Food and Beverage

Lead counsel in large food manufacturer acquisition of intellectual property and related assets 


Representation of regional convenience store chain in its acquisitions and sales of major business units, including Hart Scott Rodino filings



Representation of private family-owned beer wholesaler to regional company


Health Care

Representation of dental, urology, radiation oncology, anesthesia, and pathology practices in-state or nationwide in deals ranging from $5 million to $100 million+


Multiple sales of revenue cycle management companies


Representation of regional surgical group in $6 million asset sale with employment agreements spanning various major hospital systems


Healthcare due diligence counsel on a transaction in which a national private equity firm acquired the stock of a publicly traded company's revenue cycle management division


$65 million disposition of stock of an eye care clinic


Environmental and Construction 

Representation of a billion dollar construction equipment manufacturer in its acquisition of an aggregate processing equipment manufacturing company in Northern Ireland


Acquisition of a drilling equipment manufacturer in Oklahoma


$15 million sale of assets of a waste management company


Manufacturing 

Representation of ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems US Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Swedish company, in $6.6 million stock purchase from two closely held family-owned businesses, G&W Door Company, Inc. and GRW Door Company, Inc.


Lead M & A counsel for Astec Industries, Inc. (ASTE: NASDAQ-GS), a global family of companies leading the manufacturing of equipment for asphalt road building, aggregate processing, oil, gas and water well drilling, and wood processing


$30 million stock acquisition of a boat manufacturing company


Representation of Tennessee subsidiary of a multi-national company headquartered in Germany in sale, financing, and corporate governance


Technology 

$42.5 million acquisition of top-tier tax prep software provider EPS Financial, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Drake Enterprises Ltd., to Meta Financial Group, Inc. and MetaBank, a publicly traded banking company


Representative Clients:

  • ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems AB

  • Astec Industries, Inc.

  • Drake Enterprises, Ltd.

  • McKee Foods Corporation