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  • Education
    • J.D., Vanderbilt University Law School, 2013
    • B.A., summa cum laude, Georgetown University, 2009

Timothy Van Hal is committed to understanding the industry in which each client operates. Clients rely on him to analyze each corporate and transactional matter to develop strategic solutions for their immediate and long-term business and operational goals. Tim enjoys working with clients in all aspects of the life cycle of the client’s business, from startups to multi-national corporations. He works with companies across a range of industries including health care, health services, financial services, restaurant, retail, manufacturing and asset liquidation. Clients rely on Tim for guidance related to:

  • Securities offerings and capital formation,
  • Mergers and acquisitions,
  • Securities law compliance and SEC disclosure obligations,
  • General corporate counsel,
  • Contract drafting, negotiation and interpretation,
  • Complex strategic issues,
  • Shareholder activism and defense, and
  • Corporate governance
Tim’s practice spans both national and international issues, and he previously practiced at an international firm in Frankfurt, Germany, as part of its U.S. Capital Markets team and at a Nashville-based firm as part of its Corporate and Securities group.

U.S. Capital Markets

  • Represented a rural lifestyle retailer in its public offering of $650 million of 1.750% Senior Notes due 2030.
  • Represented an integrated payment and software solutions provider in its public offering of $87.8 million of common stock.
  • Represented an asset services company specializing in financial and industrial assets in its public offering of $9.6 million of common stock.
  • Represented an integrated payment and software solutions provider in its offering of $138 million aggregate principal amount of 1.00% Exchangeable Senior Notes due 2025, its concurrent amendment to its Amended and Restated Credit Agreement, and its concurrent entrance into exchangeable note hedge and warrant transactions with certain financial institutions.
  • Represented an integrated payment and software solutions provider in its secondary offering of $116.8 million of common stock.
  • Represented a Nashville based commercial and residential general contractor in a $5 million private placement of common stock.
  • Represented an integrated payment and software solutions provider in its up-C initial public offering (IPO) of $92.5 million of common stock.
  • Represented a defense contractor in its exchange of 8.875% Senior Notes due 2024 in the aggregate principal amount of $300 million.
  • Represented a hospital company in its exchange of 11.625% Senior Notes due 2023 in the aggregate principal amount of $400 million.
  • Represented a bank holding company headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee in a private placement of $20.0 million in common stock. 

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Represented a healthcare services provider in four strategic acquisitions in 2019, including the acquisition of Hospice Partners of America LLC (HPA), a multi-state provider of hospice services, for approximately $130 million cash and VIP Health Care Services, a New York provider of home care services, for approximately $30 million.
  • Represented a country store and restaurant company in its $36 million acquisition of a fast-casual restaurant with 28 company-owned and five franchised locations across seven states.
  • Represented a defense contractor in its merger with a publicly-traded company in which the purchaser acquired the target in an all-stock transaction valued at $2.5 billion.
  • Represented a mutual insurance company in its demutualization and sale to an Insurance Company, one of the leading providers of medical professional liability insurance in the country.

Securities Compliance and Corporate Governance

  • Represented a country store and restaurant company in its proxy contest with an activist shareholder.
  • Represented an NYSE-listed energy company and the largest 7-Eleven franchisee in the United States in connection with its corporate governance and securities regulatory compliance.
  • Represented a Nasdaq-listed provider of integrated payment and software solutions in connection with its corporate governance, securities regulatory compliance and executive compensation matters.
  • Represented a Nasdaq-listed provider of healthcare services in connection with its corporate governance, securities regulatory compliance and executive compensation matters.
  • Represented a Nasdaq-listed a country store and restaurant company in connection with its corporate governance, securities regulatory compliance, executive compensation matters, and shareholder defense.
  • Represented a Nasdaq-listed a country store and restaurant company in connection with its corporate governance, securities regulatory compliance, executive compensation matters, and shareholder defense.
  • Represented a Nasdaq-listed an asset services company in connection with its corporate governance, securities regulatory compliance and executive compensation matters.
  • Represented a NYSE-listed an hospital company in connection with its corporate governance, securities regulatory compliance, executive compensation matters, and activist shareholder matters defense.
  • Represented a NYSE-listed an hospital company in connection with its corporate governance and securities regulatory compliance.

International Experience

  • Represented an international digital consumer finance company in its underwritten public offering of $200 million senior debt securities.
  • Represented a German automobile manufacturer in the cumulative underwritten public offerings of $3.0 billion senior debt securities.
  • Represented a German automobile parts manufacturer in its underwritten public offering of aggregate $3.5 billion of senior debt securities.
  • Represented an international commercial stage biotech company in its underwritten public offering of EUR45 million of common stock on the Frankfurter Börse and 144A private placement.
  • Represented an international healthcare group and manufacturer in its underwritten public offerings of EUR450 million of senior debt securities and $300 million of senior debt securities.
  • Represented a German real estate investment trust in its initial public offering of $218 million of common stock on the Frankfurter Börse and 144A private placement.
  • Represented a German online retailer in its initial public offering of EUR210 million of common stock on the Frankfurter Börse and 144A private placement.
  • Represented a German silicon wafer manufacturer in its initial public offering of EUR380 million of common stock on the Frankfurter Börse and 144A private placement.
  • Represented an international online retailer in its initial public offering of EUR600 million of common stock on the Frankfurter Börse and 144A private placement.
  • Represented a German real estate investment trust in its initial public offering of EUR400 million of common stock on the Frankfurter Börse and 144A private placement.
  • Represented a German automobile parts manufacturer in its underwritten public offering of aggregate EUR735 million senior debt securities and 144A private placement.
  • Represented a Frankfurt Börse-listed international real estate investment trust specializing in residential properties in its proposed hostile takeover offer of a German real estate investment trust.