Hawkins serves as Underwriters’ Counsel in 2016 Southeast Region Deal of the Year


Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP served as underwriters’ counsel in connection with the issuance of tax exempt and taxable revenue bonds by The Health and Education Facilities Board of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davison County, Tennessee for the benefit of Vanderbilt University Medical Center. The transaction involved the spin-off of the Medical Center from The Vanderbilt University and the financing consisted of $777 million of fixed rate bonds, $100 million of floating rate notes, $50 million of other variable rate bonds, and $203 million of bank direct purchase debt. The transaction was recognized as The Bond Buyer’s 2016 Deal of the Year for the Southeast Region.

Hawkins is nationally recognized as a leading law firm for finance transactions in the health care sector. Since industry rankings of involvement in such transactions have been maintained (1980 to present), the firm has participated in more than $97 billion of health care transactions in nearly every state.