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Envision to Sell to KKR for $9.9 Billion

We represented Envision Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: EVHC) in its definitive agreement to sell to KKR in an all-cash transaction for $9.9 billion, including debt. KKR will pay $46 per Envision share in cash to buy the company, marking a 32 percent premium to the company's volume-weighted average share price from November 1, when Envision announced it was considering its options. The transaction is expected to close the fourth quarter of 2018. Read more

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Six Things to Know Before Buying a Physician Practice spotlight

Dermatology, ophthalmology, radiology, urology…the list goes on. Yet, in any physician practice management transaction, there are six key considerations that apply and, if not carefully managed, can derail a transaction. Download the 6 Things to Know Before Buying a Physician Practice to keep your physician practice management transactions on track.

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November 13-14, 2014

Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Leigh Walton will co-chair Negotiating Business Acquisitions 2014 hosted by the American Bar Association. On Thursday, November 14 at 11 a.m., she will speak on a panel about "Negotiating the Acquisition Agreement," which will address the negotiation and drafting of purchase price provisions, critical representations and warranties, closing conditions and indemnification provisions and the interplay among these key provisions. Later on Thursday, Leigh will speak on a panel titled, "Special Issues in Asset Acquisitions" about successor liability, stockholder approval and fraudulent transfers. On Friday, November 15 at 1 p.m., Leigh will speak about metrics and techniques for valuing companies, "earn-out" pricing structures and post-closing price adjustment mechanisms on the "Valuation and Purchase Price-Related Issues" panel.

The National Institute will be held November 13-14, 2014 at Wynn Las Vegas and Encore Hotel in Las Vegas.

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