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Biography

Bryan assists foreign and domestic clients in structuring, negotiating, documenting, and financing mergers, acquisitions, dispositions and other business transactions. He also regularly advises clients in connection with general corporate transactions.

Prior to joining the firm, Bryan’s work experience included employment with Pricewaterhouse Coopers, LLP (PwC) as a Certified Public Accountant.

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Experience

Legal Work Highlights

Bryan advises clients in mergers, acquisitions and dispositions and related financing transactions including:

$85 million equity sale

$27 million stock purchase

Purchase of several subsidiaries of a large coal company for approximately $25 million

$16 million stock purchase

Purchase of several subsidiaries of a large mining company for approximately $100 million

A series of acquisitions by a Kentucky coal company ranging from $15 million to $51 million

$12 million asset purchase

Borrowing of $1.3 billion by a U.S. company under two credit facilities

$100 million sale of business segment involving the US. and multiple foreign jurisdictions

The sale of a U.S. company’s Australian affiliate

Formation of bankruptcy remote telecommunications subsidiary to issue approximately $21 million of secured notes

Sale of medical facility assets for approximately $14 million and negotiation of related joint venture

Sale of manufacturing company assets for approximately $60 million and negotiation of related joint venture

Sale of investment advisory business assets for approximately $6 million

$21 million construction project financing

$56 million construction financing

$800 million tender offer

$200 million senior bond offering

$150 million subordinated bond offering

$146 million issuance of industrial revenue bonds

Sale of 90% of the equity interests of a $350 million manufacturing company to private equity funds pursuant to a merger transaction

$35 million public company tender offer

Education

Law School

University of Kentucky College of Law, J.D., 1994, with distinction

Undergraduate School

Transylvania University, B.A., 1989, cum laude

Bar Memberships

Bryan is licensed to practice in the following state(s):

Kentucky, 1994

Recognition

Local & National Recognition

The Best Lawyers in America®, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, 2013-2023

Chambers USA® America’s Leading Business Lawyers, 2006-2007

Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell®

Civic Activities

Civic & Charitable Organizations

Leadership Kentucky, Class of 2003

Chamber of Commerce Leadership Lexington, Class of 2000

Firm Committees

Bryan serves or has served in the following leadership role(s) at Frost Brown Todd:

Legal Personnel Committee, Member

Associate Personnel Committee, Chair

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