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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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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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Business TN Magazine Recognizes 19 Bass, Berry & Sims PLC Attorneys in its Annual "150 Best Lawyers" Listing

January 5, 2010

Nashville, Tenn., (January 5, 2010) – Nineteen attorneys from Bass, Berry & Sims PLC have been included in Business TN magazine's listing of the "Best 150 Lawyers in the State of Tennessee" for 2010. This gives Bass, Berry & Sims PLC the largest representation on the list of any firm in the state. The attorneys recognized are as follows:

H. Lee Barfield II (Nashville) for Business Litigation
James H. Cheek, III (Nashville) for Securities
J. Page Davidson (Nashville) for Corporate
J. Andrew Goddard (Nashville) for Environmental
James C. Gooch (Nashville) for Trusts & Estates
John A. Good (Memphis) for Securities
R. Dale Grimes (Nashville) for Utility Regulation
L. Wearen Hughes (Nashville) for Construction
Paul G. Jennings (Nashville) for Bankruptcy (Business)
Howard H. Lamar III (Nashville) for Corporate
J. Richard Lodge (Nashville) for Public Policy
G. Mark Mamantov (Knoxville) for Public Finance
Cynthia Y. Reisz (Nashville) for Health Care (Regulatory)
Michael D. Sontag (Nashville) for Tax
John A. Stemmler (Memphis) for Real Estate
Shepherd D. Tate (Memphis) for Securities
Bob F. Thompson (Nashville) for Banking (Regulatory)
F. Mitchell Walker, Jr. (Nashville) for Securities
Leigh Walton (Nashville) for Health Care (Transactional) 

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