Rhys T. Wilson

Partner and Co-Chair, Mergers and Acquisitions Group
rhys.wilson@nelsonmullins.com
T: 404.322.6269
F: 404.322.6050
Atlantic Station
201 17th Street NW, Suite 1700
Atlanta, GA 30363

Rhys Wilson is a partner of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP and Co-Leader of its Mergers and Acquisitions Group.

Representative Transactions

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

Sell-side assignments:

  • Leveraged recapitalization of a building products distribution business (S corp.) financed by an independent sponsor, private equity groups, individual investors, a mezzanine lender and a senior lender
  • Sale of a business (S corp.), in the home improvement industry, to a private-equity backed strategic buyer, with a tax-deferred equity rollover
  • Management buyout of a business (S corp.), in the communications, safety and security systems industry, financed by a private equity group, an independent sponsor and a senior lender

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Business Law Section, Mergers & Acquisitions Committee, M&A Market Trends Subcommittee, American Bar Association 
  • Association for Corporate Growth
  • Vistage International (1996-Present)

Previous Professional Experience

  • Atlanta office, AmLaw 200 firm
    • Leader of M&A Practice Group
    • Leader of Atlanta Corporate Team
  • In-house counsel to a private equity group and a physician recruiting firm
  • President, healthcare staffing company

Speaking Engagements

  • Workforce Law - 2017 Hot Topics, 2017 CEO Strategy Summit
  • A CEO's Guide to the Players in M&A, 2016 CEO Strategy Summitt
  • "Trends in the market for the sale of businesses," interview with CEO Exclusive Radio (November 2015)