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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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Summary Judgment for Nissan Mileage Overstatement

Client Type: Public Company

We served as co-lead counsel for Nissan North America in several purported class actions in a multi-district litigation (MDL), wherein plaintiffs alleged that Nissan intentionally designed several models of cars to overstate the mileage. The Plaintiffs' counsel filed multiple class actions in several jurisdictions under the Federal Odometer Act (FOA) and included a variety of state law claims. These cases were consolidated in an MDL in Nashville. We argued that the FOA, which governs odometer tampering and contains a per odometer set penalty plus attorneys' fees provision, does not cover what in reality is a defective design claim. The Court granted our motion for summary judgment on the threshold legal issue that effectively eliminated the major federal claims in the case. The remaining state law claims were favorably resolved for our client.

Nissan North America is a subsidiary of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. (TYO: 7201), a Japanese-based multi-national auto manufacturer.

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