After four years at the helm of Dollar General, CEO David Perdue, listed last fall as one of the best golfing CEOs in the country, looks to receive close to $27 million in payouts at the deal’s closing, according to a Friday proxy filing... deal is also worth more than $400,000 each to several Dollar board members, including Vanderbilt chief Gordon Gee and former First American honcho Denny Bottorff
A special committee of National Health Investor board members rejects recently sweetened buyout offer from CEO Andy Adams — committee claims it is in the best interest of NHI shareholders to remain a public company
Pinnacle Financial Partners expands to Knoxville — hopes to expand to 26 associates by the end of the year and to have $500 million to $750 million in K-town assets within five years
Delek US Holdings completes $57 million acquisition of 90 fuel and convenience stores from Calfee Co.
And finally, in the “who would have guessed it” category: NPR reports that Nashville’s most famous export, country music, is finding a strong market in Nairobi, Kenya