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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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Raiding Case Before NASD Arbitration Panel Results in $6 Million Award

Client Type: Private Company

We represented Duncan-Williams, Inc. in a raiding case against Coastal Securities, Inc., in which our client alleged that Coastal and former Duncan-Williams employees conspired to misappropriate, copy and delete documents in a raid of the Duncan-Williams public finance department.  An NASD panel found in favor of Duncan-Williams and awarded the family-owned firm damages totaling more than $6 million, including $2.5 million in compensatory damages against both Coastal and Duncan-Williams' former head of public finance, and $2 million in punitive damages assessed to Coastal alone.  Coastal and one of the employees it hired away from Duncan-Williams were also ordered to pay $370,000 in a return of the compensation paid to the individual by Duncan-Williams during the extended period he was alleged to have been conspiring with the Texas firm. Duncan-Williams, Inc. v. Coastal Securities, L.P. et al. (FINRA Case No. 02-01704)

Duncan-Williams is a privately owned investment banking firm headquartered in Memphis, TN.

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