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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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Defense of Class Action Suit Alleging Racial Harassment for Home Appliance Company

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Bass, Berry & Sims served as local counsel for a leading global manufacturer and marketer of major home appliances in a multiple plaintiff case alleging racial harassment and in connected cases for associational harassment. On the racial harassment claims, the case started as a class action, and we assisted in defeating the certification attempt. The individual actions proceeded, and the company was awarded summary judgment by the District Court, dismissing all claims. On appeal, the Sixth Circuit reversed on some claims but the procedural posture allowed for a favorable settlement.  One connected associational claim which was not dismissed was tried by jury, with active involvement of Bass, Berry & Sims as local counsel. Jury verdict was rendered for defendant employer.

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