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Anne Cox-Johnson advises private and publicly traded companies on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic investments. A partner in our Mergers & Acquisitions practice, Anne represents clients in a number of industries, including pharmaceuticals, restaurants, telecommunications, consumer products, healthcare, manufacturing, real estate and retail.

As a corporate advisor, Anne works with clients on a full range of M&A transactions. These include public and private company mergers, acquisitions and dispositions; tender offers; recapitalizations; joint ventures; strategic investments; going-private transactions; and special committee representations. She also represents private equity funds in control and non-control investment transactions and investment exit transactions.

In 2014, Anne was named one of Georgia’s Most Powerful and Influential Women by the Georgia Diversity Council. She is a member of our firm’s Diversity Committee, Partners Committee and Lawyer Development Committee.

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Credentials

J.D., Vanderbilt University

B.A., The University of Tennessee

Georgia

New York

Georgia’s Most Powerful and Influential Women


Georgia Diversity Council, 2014

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Represented NEW Asurion Corporation in connection with its acquisition of Soluto Ltd.

Represented the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Books-A-Million, Inc. in connection with a going-private transaction with a newly organized entity owned by the Anderson family.

Represented EMS Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of connectivity solutions for mobile networking, rugged mobile computers and satellite communications, in connection with its $491 million sale to Honeywell International Inc.

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Represented NEW Asurion Corporation in connection with its acquisition of Soluto Ltd.

Represented the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Books-A-Million, Inc. in connection with a going-private transaction with a newly organized entity owned by the Anderson family.

Represented EMS Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of connectivity solutions for mobile networking, rugged mobile computers and satellite communications, in connection with its $491 million sale to Honeywell International Inc.

Represented Cellu Tissue Holdings, a manufacturer of tissue products, in connection with its $500 million sale to Clearwater Paper Corporation.

Represented Eclipsys Corporation in its $1.3 billion stock-for-stock merger with Allscripts-Misys Healthcare Solutions, Inc.

Represented Cirrus Industries, Inc., a manufacturer of airplanes and a portfolio company of Arcapita Bank B.S.C.(c), in connection with its sale to an affiliate of the China Aviation Industry General Aircraft Co., Ltd.

Represented J.P. Morgan Securities LLC in connection with its role as financial advisor to Nobel Learning Communities, Inc. in its acquisition by Leeds Equity Partners.

Represented Sprint Nextel Corporation in connection with its $830 million acquisition of its affiliate iPCS, Inc.

Represented Novelis Corporation in connection with its $6 billion merger with Hindalco Industries Limited.

Represented Lodgian Inc., one of the nation's largest independent hotel owners and operators, in connection with its cash merger with an affiliate of the Lone Star Funds.

Represents The Coca-Cola Company in a series of transactions involving the restructuring of The Coca-Cola Company’s U.S. bottling system, including transfers of territories, distribution agreements and manufacturing arrangements.

Represented The Coca-Cola Company in connection with its investment in ZICO Beverages LLC.

Represented The Coca-Cola Company in connection with its entry into Myanmar.

Represented SP Newsprint Co. in connection with the sale of all of its partnership interests to certain affiliates of White Birch Paper Company.

Represented Roark Capital Group in connection with its acquisition of Pet Valu.

Matters

Represented NEW Asurion Corporation in connection with its acquisition of Soluto Ltd.

Represented the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Books-A-Million, Inc. in connection with a going-private transaction with a newly organized entity owned by the Anderson family.

Represented EMS Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of connectivity solutions for mobile networking, rugged mobile computers and satellite communications, in connection with its $491 million sale to Honeywell International Inc.

See more
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Matters

Represented NEW Asurion Corporation in connection with its acquisition of Soluto Ltd.

Represented the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Books-A-Million, Inc. in connection with a going-private transaction with a newly organized entity owned by the Anderson family.

Represented EMS Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of connectivity solutions for mobile networking, rugged mobile computers and satellite communications, in connection with its $491 million sale to Honeywell International Inc.

Represented Cellu Tissue Holdings, a manufacturer of tissue products, in connection with its $500 million sale to Clearwater Paper Corporation.

Represented Eclipsys Corporation in its $1.3 billion stock-for-stock merger with Allscripts-Misys Healthcare Solutions, Inc.

Represented Cirrus Industries, Inc., a manufacturer of airplanes and a portfolio company of Arcapita Bank B.S.C.(c), in connection with its sale to an affiliate of the China Aviation Industry General Aircraft Co., Ltd.

Represented J.P. Morgan Securities LLC in connection with its role as financial advisor to Nobel Learning Communities, Inc. in its acquisition by Leeds Equity Partners.

Represented Sprint Nextel Corporation in connection with its $830 million acquisition of its affiliate iPCS, Inc.

Represented Novelis Corporation in connection with its $6 billion merger with Hindalco Industries Limited.

Represented Lodgian Inc., one of the nation's largest independent hotel owners and operators, in connection with its cash merger with an affiliate of the Lone Star Funds.

Represents The Coca-Cola Company in a series of transactions involving the restructuring of The Coca-Cola Company’s U.S. bottling system, including transfers of territories, distribution agreements and manufacturing arrangements.

Represented The Coca-Cola Company in connection with its investment in ZICO Beverages LLC.

Represented The Coca-Cola Company in connection with its entry into Myanmar.

Represented SP Newsprint Co. in connection with the sale of all of its partnership interests to certain affiliates of White Birch Paper Company.

Represented Roark Capital Group in connection with its acquisition of Pet Valu.

Credentials

J.D., Vanderbilt University

B.A., The University of Tennessee

Georgia

New York

Georgia’s Most Powerful and Influential Women


Georgia Diversity Council, 2014

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Recognition

Georgia’s Most Powerful and Influential Women


Georgia Diversity Council, 2014