Bradley H. Wood
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PROFILE
EXPERIENCE
AWARDS
AFFILIATIONS

Brad’s Profile

Brad is a Shareholder in Maynard Cooper’s Corporate Securities & Tax Practice and serves as Co-Chair of the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions practice group. He counsels a wide variety of companies, including public and private operating companies, private equity and venture capital funds, and family offices.

While Brad represents companies and funds of all types and sizes, he has developed particular expertise in middle-market private company transactions on both the buy-side and sell-side. These transactions include a broad range of structures, such as mergers, equity and asset acquisitions/divestitures, private equity and venture capital financings, “add on” acquisitions, minority and dividend recapitalizations, and joint ventures. Brad also regularly guides clients through corporate governance issues and provides general counsel and strategic business advice.

Brad has been recognized as an “Emerging Leader” by the M&A Advisor and as a “Top Attorney” in the area of Corporate and Finance Law by Birmingham Magazine. Prior to law school, Brad worked as an auditor at Arthur Andersen’s Birmingham office. Following law school, he practiced in Nashville, Tennessee and Chicago, Illinois before joining Maynard Cooper.

Brad received his J.D. from Vanderbilt University School of Law, and he holds a M. Acc. and a B.S. from Samford University. He also completed the Legal Project Management instruction and coaching program through LegalBizDev.

“Brad is a highly skilled, technical lawyer with a lot of experience in mergers and acquisitions. He is very practical and user-friendly for all users, from the general counsel and other executive officers down to controllers and accountants, and is very respectful, including of counterparts and their counsel, which I, and the company, appreciate greatly.” – Client Testimonial

Brad’s Experience

Brad has represented publicly held and privately held companies on both the buy-side and the sell-side of transactions, including the representative sampling below:

Representation of Publicly Held Companies

Represented Computer Programs and Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CPSI) in its $250 million acquisition of Healthland Holding Inc., a provider of electronic health records (EHR) and clinical information management solutions to hospitals

Represented CHS Inc. (NASDAQ: CHSCP, CHSCO, CHSCN, CHSCM, CHSCL) in its acquisition of Sinav Limited, a London-based holding company, the principal assets of which included a 133-million-gallon-per-year ethanol production facility

Represented CHS Inc. (NASDAQ: CHSCP, CHSCO, CHSCN, CHSCM, CHSCL)  in its acquisition of Patriot Holdings, LLC, a holding company, the principal assets of which included a 125-million-gallon-per-year ethanol production facility and a biodiesel production facility

Represented CHS Inc. (NASDAQ: CHSCP, CHSCO, CHSCN, CHSCM, CHSCL)  in its acquisition of the assets of PICO Northstar Hallock, LLC, a canola crushing and processing facility

Represented CHS Inc. (NASDAQ: CHSCP, CHSCO, CHSCN, CHSCM, CHSCL)  in its acquisition of the fertilizer business and related fertilizer assets of Terral RiverService, Inc., a river service transportation company

Represented Healthways, Inc. (NASDAQ: HWAY) in its $28.7 million acquisition of Navvis & Co., a healthcare consulting and advisory services company

Represented Genesco, Inc. (NASDAQ: GCO) in its $18 million acquisition of Hat Shack, Inc., a headwear retail company

Represented Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. (NYSE: SNI) in its acquisition of RealGravity Inc., an online video publishing technology company

Represented Protective Life Insurance Company, a subsidiary of Protective Life Corporation (NYSE: PL-PC, PL-PE), in its acquisition of VSWC Holding Company, a holding company of markets vehicle service contract, GAP coverage and ancillary automotive maintenance and protection product providers

Representation of Private Equity Funds and their Portfolio Companies

Represented Care Services, LLC, a portfolio company of New Capital Partners, in its acquisition of the on-call pharmacy business of Preferred Rx, L.L.C., an on-call and call center solutions company

Represented MDnet Solutions, LLC, a portfolio company of New Capital Partners, in its acquisition of IVR Care Transition Systems, Inc., a healthcare support specialty company

Represented Shore Capital Partners in its platform acquisition of Sirona Infusion, L.L.C., a home health infusion company

Represented Shore Capital Partners in a series of “add on” acquisitions, including the acquisition of Access I. V., LLC and Home Care I. V. of Bend, LLC, both home health infusion companies

Represented Ballast Point Ventures in its investment in Prepaid Technology Company, Inc., a provider of prepaid card programs

Represented Rx Advantage, Inc., a long-term care pharmacy and portfolio company of Stonehenge Growth Capital and Jemison Investment Co., Inc., in its sale to Pharmerica Corporation (NYSE: PMC)

Represented Stonehenge Growth Capital in its debt financing of Comply MD, LLC d/b/a Vincari, an automated healthcare coding assistance company

Represented Salveo Specialty Pharmacy, Inc., a portfolio company of Three Arch Partners, NewSpring Capital, Petra Capital Partners and Sofinnova Ventures, in its acquisition of Mission Road Pharmacy, a specialty pharmacy

Represented ADCS Clinics, LLC, private equity backed provider of full-spectrum dermatologic care, in a series of “add on” acquisitions of cosmetic, dermatology, skin care and MOHS surgery practices

Represented Pace Payment Systems, Inc., a portfolio company of Claritas Capital, in its acquisition of Century Bankcard Services, an electronic payment processing solutions and services company

Represented Fenwick Brands, Inc., a consumer packaged goods investor, in its investment in Powell and Mahoney, LLC, a producer of hand crafted, all-natural cocktail mixers

Other Representations in Various Industries

Represented Clayton Homes, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc., in its acquisition of Summit Custom Homes, LLC (and other affiliated entities), a residential home builder

Represented Clayton Homes, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc., in its acquisition of Goodall Inc. Builders (and other affiliated entities), a residential home builder

Represented Clayton Homes, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., in its acquisition of Chafin Builders, LLC (and other affiliated entities), a residential home builder

Represented Sterne Agee Financial Services, Inc., a full-service wealth management and investment bank company, in its acquisition of WRP Investments, Inc., an independent financial advisory company

Represented Emergency CallWorks, Inc., a developer and provider of next-generation 9-1-1 call talking software for public safety, in its sale to Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MSI)

Represented CareMedic Services, Inc., a revenue cycle management solutions company, in its sale to Ingenix, Inc., a subsidiary of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH)

Represented Cogent HMG, a hospital medicine and critical care medicine company, in its acquisition of The Intensivist Group, a critical care services provider company

Represented Cogent Healthcare, Inc., a hospital medicine and critical care medicine company, in its acquisition of Endion Hospitalists Systems, a hospitalists solutions provider

Represented Cogent Healthcare, Inc., a hospital medicine and critical care medicine company, in its sale to Hospitalists Management Group, LLC, a private equity backed hospital medicine company

Represented IASIS Healthcare LLC, an owner and operator of medium-sized acute care hospitals, in its acquisition of Alliance Hospital, Ltd., a full-service healthcare facility

Represented M*Modal Services, Ltd., a clinical documentation company, in a series of 10 acquisitions of other clinical documentation companies over a 16-month period as part of a strategic corporate growth initiative

Represented Social Service Coordinators, LLC, a private social service company, in its sale to Altegra Health, Inc. (f/k/a PlanRCM, Inc.), a technology-enabled, end-to-end payment solutions provider

Represented O’Neal Industries, a metal service center company, in its acquisition of Vulcanium Metals Incorporated, a titanium service provider, and its Ireland-based subsidiary

Represented Altec, Inc., an electric utility, telecommunications and tree core equipment provider, in its acquisition of Astoria Industries of Iowa, Inc., a fiberglass products company

Represented Tennessee Wine & Spirits Company, a wine and liquor distributor, in its sale to Lipman Bros., Inc., a wine and liquor distributor

Brad’s Awards

  • M&A Advisor’s 2017 Emerging Leaders award recipient
  • Birmingham Magazine’s 2017 “Top Attorneys” for Corporate & Financial Law

Brad’s Affiliation & Civic Involvement

  • American Bar Association
    • Mergers and Acquisitions Committee
    • Private Equity and Venture Capital Committee
  • Alabama State Bar Association
  • Birmingham Venture Club
  • Association for Corporate Growth
    • Steering Committee for ACG Birmingham Network
    • Membership/Outreach Committee for ACG Birmingham Network
  • King’s Home, Board of Directors
  • The Lakeshore Foundation, Junior Board (former member)
  • United Way Young Philanthropists Society
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Cheryl Hamilton
BAR ADMISSIONS
State Bar:Alabama, Illinois, Tennessee
EDUCATION
Vanderbilt University Law School (2005, J.D., Vanderbilt Scholastic Excellence Award; Member, Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment Law & Practice; Member, Vanderbilt Moot Court)
Samford University (2001, M. Acc.)
Samford University (2001, B.S.)
Publication
Insights into Mergers and Acquisitions
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