Representative Experience
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
    • Represented private equity companies in numerous leveraged buy-outs and other acquisitions and restructurings. 

      Represented packaging company and its subsidiaries in a sale to a listed global investment firm at an enterprise value of $360 million.

      Represented tier-2 auto supplier in its acquisition of a composites business and its sale to a Japanese company at an enterprise value of $825 million.

      Represented chair manufacturer in its sale to Canadian-based company.

      Represented private equity company in its sale of a truss manufacturer to a Canadian-based private equity company at an enterprise value of $90 million.

      Represented private equity fund in its acquisition and disposition of a mosquito abatement company.

      Represented private equity fund in its acquisition of a recreation vehicle supplier.

      Advised Continental Structural Plastics, Inc. in the acquisition of the composites operations of Magna International and its subsidiaries and affiliates and related financing activities.

  • Real Estate Development
    • Represented a financial sponsor in joint venture agreements for the acquisition, redevelopment and management of an historic hotel and resort community in North Carolina.

      Represented senior housing developers in numerous capital raises, joint ventures and acquisitions across the Southeast.

      Represented hotel developer in joint venture agreement for numerous hotel developments.

      Represented a real estate development company in numerous joint ventures and capital raises for a variety of real estate developments, including restaurants, mixed-use and retail developments.

      Represented a student housing developer in a joint venture with a financial sponsor in South Carolina.

      Represented a publicly traded REIT in connection with numerous joint ventures and its ultimate sale.

      Represented a self-storage facility developer in numerous transactions, including joint ventures with financial sponsors.

  • Public Securities
    • Represented ServisFirst Bancshares (Nasdaq: SFBS), the parent company of ServisFirst Bank, in its initial public offering. Represented ServisFirst in its acquisition of Metro Bancshares, Inc., and regularly advise ServisFirst on securities law matters.

      Represented Energen Corporation (NYSE: EGN) in public equity offerings raising approximately $800 million in the aggregate.

      Represented Campus Crest Communities, Inc. (NYSE: CCG), a national student housing developer, in its initial public offering with approximately $380 million in proceeds. Represented affiliates of Campus Crest Communities, Inc. in numerous financing, joint venture and restructuring activities.

      Represented Avenue Financial Holdings, the parent company of Avenue Bank, in its initial public offering.