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In June 2016, AmSurg Corp. and Envision Healthcare Holdings, Inc. (Envision) announced they have signed a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which the companies will combine in an all-stock transaction. Upon completion of the merger, which is expected to be tax-free to the shareholders of both organizations, the combined company will be named Envision Healthcare Corporation and co-headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee and Greenwood Village, Colorado. The company's common stock is expected to trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol: EVHC. Bass, Berry & Sims served as lead counsel on the transaction, led by Jim Jenkins. Read more.

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B. Riney Green

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Nashville
(615) 742-7866 TEL
(615) 248-4243 FAX

B. Riney Green

Member

Nashville
(615) 742-7866 TEL
(615) 248-4243 FAX
Nashville
(615) 742-7866 TEL
(615) 248-4243 FAX

Riney Green has more than 25 years of experience guiding middle-market companies and private equity sponsors through mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, fund formations and other strategic growth initiatives. Throughout his career, he has provided legal counsel in many high profile corporate transactions, including numerous portfolio company acquisition and sale transactions by a prominent Southeastern based private equity sponsor. Riney provides mergers and acquisition and corporate governance counsel to one of the leading publicly traded long-term care companies in the nation.

Riney has earned a national reputation within the legal and business communities having been cited by multiple publications for his work in corporate, mergers and acquisitions, commercial and securities law. He works primarily with private equity sponsors, healthcare, long-term care/senior living, real estate and manufacturing companies.

His practice encompasses:

  • Middle-market mergers and acquisitions for private equity sponsors and portfolio companies. 
  • Private equity regulatory compliance. 
  • Securities and healthcare regulatory transactions in the long-term and post-acute care industry.

In addition to his corporate and securities work, Riney chaired the state bar committee that drafted and recommended significant revisions to the Tennessee Business Corporation Act enacted by the Tennessee General Assembly in 2012.

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American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)

Tennessee Bar Association — Board of Governors, Former member; Business Law Section, Chair (2008-2009)

American Bar Association — Business Law Section

Tennessee Bar Foundation — Board of Trustees, Former Chair

Association for Corporate Growth

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Accolades

Chambers USA — Corporate/M&A (2014-2016)

Best Lawyers in America® — Nashville Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law "Lawyer of the Year" (2016)

The Legal 500 United States 2016 — M&A/Corporate and Commercial for M&A: Middle-Market (sub-$500m)

Nashville Business Journal "Best of the Bar" (2014)

Best Lawyers in America® — Corporate Law; Health Care Law; Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law (2007-2017)

Mid-South Super Lawyers (2011-2014)

Tennessee Bar Association — Pro Bono Attorney of the Year Award

American Bar Association — Pro Bono Publico Award

Phi Beta Kappa

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