Holly Brown Powell

T 859.244.7597
F 859.231.0011
Lexington Financial Center, 250 West Main Street
Suite 2800
Lexington, Kentucky 40507-1749

When clients are buying or selling a business, Holly is an integral member of their team. She has extensive experience leading mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures. She keeps the business objectives of the transaction at the forefront and brings a positive and forward-looking approach to helping her clients accomplish their goals. Her clients include private equity portfolio companies, large publicly-traded corporations and individual entrepreneurs who appreciate her creative problem-solving and strategic counsel. Aside from regularly handling M&A matters, she frequently advises clients in connection with business structure, contract negotiations, shareholder and operating agreements, financing and a variety of other business matters.

Representative Matters

Represent PE portfolio company in the material handling industry in connection with multiple acquisitions

Represent seller in connection with the sale of a manufacturer of medical implants and instruments

Acquisitions and dispositions of technology companies ranging from $9 million to $25 million

Acquisition of manufacturing and service companies for over $30 million

Acquisition of a global provider of customer management services for $820 million

Acquisitions, dispositions and financing of coal properties and operations ranging from $2 million to $600 million

Represent family office private equity group with the purchase and subsequent sale of a furniture manufacturer

Sale of a division of a publicly traded pharmaceutical company

Acquisitions and dispositions of equine operations and interests, including a syndication of a stallion for over $8 million

Acquisition of international resort company

Sales of gasoline distribution businesses

Acquisitions of dental practices

Acquisition of pharmaceutical businesses

Highlights & Recognitions

  • Selected for inclusion in Kentucky Rising Stars, Business/Corporate Law

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Kentucky Bar Association, officer of Business Law Section
  • Fayette County Bar Association

Civic & Charitable Organizations

  • American Quarter Horse Association
  • United States Equestrian Federation
  • Kentucky Hunter Jumper Association

Non-FBT Publications and Events

Panel Member: 2019 Mid-South ACG Capital Connection, “What’s Up and Coming in MedTech: Connecting Healthcare Innovation & Private Equity”

Co-Author: “Limited Liability Companies in Kentucky”, 4th ed. (UK/CLE) (2019)

Other Contact Info


Terry Coffey
T 859.244.7534