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Rebekah D. McCorvey

Rebekah D. McCorvey

Partner

She/Her/Hers
Atlantic Station
201 17th Street NW
Suite 1700
Atlanta, GA 30363
rebekah.mccorvey@nelsonmullins.com

Rebekah is a mergers and acquisitions partner, advising buy-side and sell-side clients in complex business transactions in a broad range of industries. Working closely with management teams throughout the deal cycle, in advising clients she provides thoughtful and creative solutions that bring to bear her extensive experience in legal technology, Lean Six Sigma, and practice...

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Rebekah is a mergers and acquisitions partner, advising buy-side and sell-side clients in complex business transactions in a broad range of industries. Working closely with management teams throughout the deal cycle, in advising clients she provides thoughtful and creative solutions that bring to bear her extensive experience in legal technology, Lean Six Sigma, and practice efficiency. Rebekah also serves as Vice Chair of Nelson Mullins' LGBTQ+ Affinity & Ally Group. 

Rebekah D. McCorvey

efficiency. Rebekah also serves as Vice Chair of Nelson Mullins' LGBTQ+ Affinity & Ally Group. 

Rebekah is a mergers and acquisitions partner, advising buy-side and sell-side clients in complex business transactions in a broad range of industries. Working closely with management teams throughout the deal cycle, in advising clients she provides thoughtful and creative solutions that bring to bear her extensive experience in legal technology, Lean Six Sigma, and practice... efficiency. Rebekah also serves as Vice Chair of Nelson Mullins' LGBTQ+ Affinity & Ally Group. 

Experience

Following is a selected sampling of matters and is provided for informational purposes only. Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in any future matter.

Experience

  • Has counseled target and acquiring companies and investors in private and public mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters
  • Has negotiated, structured, and drafted agreements related to mergers, acquisitions, spin-offs, corporate restructurings, and other business combinations
  • Has represented clients in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, healthcare, technology, business services and consumer products

Previous Professional Experience

  • Associate practicing in mergers and acquisitions, securities and corporate finance in the Atlanta office of an international law firm (2013-2018)
  • Coordinator for business process improvement for a firm-wide practice group of an international law firm, including overseeing development and implementation of Lean Six Sigma methodologies and knowledge management

Representative Matters

  • Merger of larger owner/operator of youth sports training facilities to include smaller operator of youth baseball and softball training, including reorganization of the entities and tax restructuring
  • Minority recapitalization of medical records processor by independent sponsor, a private equity group and a senior lender, with founder casing out equity but (with other management) retaining majority ownership and operational control
  • $27 million acquisition of courier and delivery service by the world's largest independent transportation management system, which is majority owned by a global private equity firm
  • Acquisition team for a Minnesota-based provider of consumables in the logistics/AIDC space
  • Acquisition team for a two leaders in plastic extrusion and injection molding by  a plastics extrusion company
  • Acquisition team for certain assets of a messaging and presentation firm by a national provider of marketing and sales messaging tools and training products and services owned by a leading midmarket private equity group
  • Sale of Florida pest control company to another pest control company for $215 million, with transaction including tax-free F reorganization, the sale of 19 locations, and the spin out of a properties
  • Auction sale of a leading software technology platform in the automotive industry, ultimately to an information solutions company for $180 million via merger, following full simultaneous negotiation with two bidders
  • Purchase by transportation company of substantially all of the assets of a manufacturer of a variety of delineator posts used by, among others, transportation authorities, utility companies, and contractors
  • Part-cash, part-rollover acquisition of a provider of health information management solutions by an investment fund, including a pre-closing spinout of certain assets, pre-closing reinstatement of the mistakenly dissolved target entity, sales tax issues, and amendment of the fund’s credit facility
  • Minority recapitalization for steel contractor and subsidiaries, including a rigging, steel erection, and crane and equipment rental services company, involving sale to a newly formed buyer owned by the contractor’s  sole shareholder and a $26 million senior secured unitranche loan for the cash purchase price, payoff all other contractor debt and support future growth, and a tax-deferred rollover of equity by contractor’s owner into the buyer
  • Acquisition by a manufacturer of protective and specialty packaging and portfolio company of the business of a manufacturer of environmentally friendly, sustainable packaging favored by the likes of Amazon, including multiple pre-closing restructurings and a one-week negotiation/closing timeline
  • Acquisition by a data services group of certain assets, including the purchase of real property, from a print, mail, and digital provider
  • Sale of a Georgia-based contractor specializing in the installation of underground utility infrastructure to a Texas-based provider of maintenance and installation services to the telecom and energy industries throughout the southern United States, ultimately owned by a private equity firm, involving pre-closing asset transfers, contractor licensing regulations, an F-Reorg, and a cash-roll-earnout structure
  • $165m acquisition of a leader in construction visualization technology by a global sensor, software, and autonomous solutions company
  • $90 million sale of assets of a chain saw company to an electrical products company
  • $36 million acquisition of chemical companies by a private equity portfolio company
  • Acquisition by a transportation management system of an advanced software platform optimizing logistics operations for delivery, less-than-truckload, courier, and private fleet operations, via merger
  • Acquisition by a capital firm of a leading provider of translation and globalization solutions for websites, applications, and digital content, via merger
  • Acquisition by a national transportation consulting firm that provides engineering, architectural, planning, and construction solutions of an architectural and engineering firm
  • Acquisition by a bus sales company of the assets of another bus group for $26 million
  • Acquisition by a leading contract research, development, and manufacturing organization) of a biologics drug discovery, clinical research, development, and manufacturing organization via $450 million with earnout
  • $89 million acquisition of a data transformation company by a data transformation consultancy, including pre-closing tax-free F-reorg and partnership formation
  • Acquisition by UK-based schooling group of Miami private schools for an aggregate price of over $140 million and including pre-closing tax-free F-reorg
  • Cash-earnout-rollover sale of a sales and marketing group to a business consultancy, including pre-closing tax-free F-reorg
  • Sale of a healthcare consultant and systems integrator to a locating system provider for the healthcare industry

Education

  • University of Georgia School of Law, JD, cum laude (2012)
    • President, Class of 2012
    • Moot Court
    • Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law, Executive Articles Editor
    • Larry Blount Award
    • National Association of Women Lawyers Award
    • William King Meadow Award
  • University of Georgia, BBA, International Business, summa cum laude

Admissions

  • Georgia

Practice Areas

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  • Co-Founder, Nelson Mullins LGBTQ+ Affinity & Ally Group
    • Vice Chair
    • Co-Founder, Annual Pride Seminar
  • Chair, Nelson Mullins M&A Diversity Externship, University of Georgia School of Law
  • Pro bono legal matters, including with Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta (policies, corporate governance, mergers) and in election monitoring and tenant and rental assistance matters
  • Board Member, GMS Family Fund, Inc. (2021-Present)
  • Alumnus mentor, University of Georgia School of Law
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