GENEX Services Acquires M Hayes

November 12th, 2014 | Press Release

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (November 2014)—Bailey Southwell & Co., LLC (BSC) is pleased to announce the completion of the asset sale of M Hayes & Associates, LLC (M Hayes), a leading case management firm for workers’ compensation and disability insurance markets, to GENEX Services, LLC (GENEX), one of the nation’s largest providers of managed care services. Financial terms were not disclosed.

BSC acted as the exclusive strategic and financial advisor to M Hayes.

M Hayes is recognized as one of the leading providers of case management services in the industry and boasts a customer list that includes many of the largest workers’ compensation insurers and third party administrators. With this acquisition, GENEX increases its number of employee case managers to more than 1,600, including 200 multi-lingual professionals and more than 200 catastrophic case managers. With an additional 700 affiliate case managers of the Affiliate Alliance®, GENEX will offer over 2,300 professionals countrywide.

“The Bailey Southwell team brought a wealth of expertise and depth of insight to this transaction,” noted Melinda Hayes, CEO and founder of M Hayes. “They were a trusted advisor and valuable partner, consistently exceeding expectations. I highly recommend them as advisors to companies pursuing this most critical and important business decision.”


About Bailey Southwell & Co., LLC

Bailey Southwell & Co., founded in 2005, is a privately held investment bank with offices in Nashville, Tennessee and St. Louis, Missouri. BSC provides mergers and acquisition and capital raising advisory services to middle market companies. More information about BSC can be found at


About M Hayes & Associates, LLC

M Hayes is a leading managed care company, providing nationwide services to insurance companies, third party administrators, and self-insured entities. The company is known for achieving best solutions for their clients through innovativeness and being meaningfully different. Services offered include telephonic case management and nurse triage; field case management including medical, vocational, bilingual, catastrophic, and task; prescription drug monitoring; complex claim services including life care plans, medical cost projections, comprehensive on-site assessments, liability cost analysis and expert testimony; interpretation and translation; disability and benefit management services to clients representing various insurance risks. More information about M Hayes can be found at


About GENEX Services, LLC

GENEX is the trusted provider of managed care services that enables workers’ compensation payors and risk managers to transform their bottom lines. GENEX is the most experienced managed care provider in the industry, with more than 2,500 employees and 47 service locations throughout North America. The company serves 381 of the top Fortune 500 companies in the U.S. today. In addition, GENEX is the only company that delivers high quality clinical services enhanced by intelligent systems and 360-degree data analysis to consistently drive superior results related to medical, wage loss, and productivity costs associated with claims in the workers’ compensation, disability, automobile, and health care systems. More information about GENEX can be found at