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  • Education
    • J.D., University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, 2005, Dean's List; Certificate of Business and Entrepreneurial Law; Academic Excellence Award, Anti-Trust and Competition Law
    • B.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City, 2001

Chad Stout brings a common sense and practical approach to closing complex corporate transactions. Whether it is providing practical solutions during a negotiation session or providing precision and clarity in drafting complex purchase agreements, Chad’s desire to solve transactional issues has resulted in positive results in numerous transactions.

He is regularly involved in structuring, negotiating, closing assets, equity acquisitions and sales, mergers, joint ventures, and a broad range of strategic and complex transactions. This focus includes the preparation and negotiation of documents related to acquisitions, mergers, joint ventures and strategic alliances, business succession planning, corporate structure, corporate governance, and commercial contract matters.

His experience extends across a wide range of industries, including the health care industry, insurance industry, retail food industry, financial industry, information technology, and professional services.

  • Acquisition of a minority position in a nationally prominent hospital revenue cycle organization by a national tax-exempt integrated delivery system.
  • Represent investment holding company in the sale of its commercial insurance and benefits subsidiaries in a management buy-out.
  • Represent national tax-exempt health system in the acquisition of health care software company.
  • Represent large retail grocery chain in multiple acquisitions of retail grocery stores throughout the Midwest.
  • Represent national tax-exempt integrated delivery system in the purchase of a controlling interest in a Medicare Advantage Health Plan.
  • Represent independent oil and gas company in the private offering of secured convertible promissory notes to fund oil exploration in Saskatchewan, Canada.
  • Represent tax-exempt hospital in the acquisition of a surgical hospital.
  • Represent health care software company in the sale of its operations to a strategic buyer resulting from an auction sales process and structured as reverse triangular merger.
  • Represent investment holding company in the acquisition of a controlling interest in a prominent investment advisor specializing in oil and gas master limited partnerships.
  • Represent tax-exempt health system in the acquisition of a minority position in real estate holding company that owns and operates mixed use developments, including hotel and commercial real estate.
  • Represent buyer in management buy-out of a nationally prominent photography processing company.
  • Represent national tax-exempt integrated health system in the acquisition of regional health system with multiple hospital facilities.
  • Represent national insurance company in the acquisition of a significant investment advisor firm.
  • Represent national tax-exempt integrated delivery system in the acquisition of commercial health insurance company.
  • Represent tax-exempt health system in an affiliation transaction with a national tax-exempt health system.
  • Represent a data analytics company in a business combination with a business supply chain company resulting in a $1.6 billion dollar enterprise.