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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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Richard Arnholt Provides Insight on Impact of "Buy American" Rules for Government Contractors

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July 17, 2017

In an article published in RealClearDefense, Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Richard Arnholt provided insight on the impact of the April executive order highlighting the Trump administration's intention to renew the focus on sourcing domestic resources and employees for government contracts. The order requires increased enforcement of current "Buy American" laws, which date back to the Depression-era statutes Congress passed in 1933. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the Commerce Department released follow-up guidance in late June requiring all federal agencies to prepare a compliance plan by September 15, 2017.

The order comes at a time when defense supplies are more international than ever before. Defense bidders will be expected to use at least 50% of domestic goods as part of their contract projects. "Given the executive order's widespread support among labor unions, it is possible that even congressional Democrats could support an effort to enhance the protections afforded to American businesses under the Buy American Act," said Richard.

The full article, "'Buy American' Rules Have Major Implications for Defense," was published July 13, 2017, by RealClearDefense and is available online.


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