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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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John A. Greer

Senior IP Attorney

Nashville
(615) 742-7930 TEL
(615) 742-2714 FAX

John A. Greer

Senior IP Attorney

Nashville
(615) 742-7930 TEL
(615) 742-2714 FAX
Nashville
(615) 742-7930 TEL
(615) 742-2714 FAX

John Greer has significant experience counseling clients on a variety of intellectual property and technology issues, including protecting and maintaining intellectual property assets, providing intellectual property guidance in corporate transactions, and drafting, revising, and negotiating a wide range of agreements.

Working with clients from a diverse set of industries, such as healthcare, technology, retail, media, lifestyle, finance, life sciences, automotive, and food & drug, John helps clients navigate a broad scope of issues, including:

  • Intellectual property registration, protection, maintenance, and enforcement, including registration of trademarks and copyrights, and assisting clients with brand maintenance and protection strategies
  • Intellectual property and technology license, hosting, support, maintenance, outsourcing, reseller, development, distribution, and supply agreements
  • Intellectual property and technology issues arising in asset sales, mergers, financings, divestitures, and other corporate transactions
  • Consulting agreements, technology transfers, strategic alliances, joint ventures, and other collaborations
  • Employment agreements and internal corporate agreements, policies and procedures, including a variety of technology use and compliance policies
  • Nondisclosure and confidentiality agreements and other privacy matters
  • Legal and regulatory compliance issues
  • Internet, search engine, e-commerce, and domain name matters
  • Intellectual property litigation matters

Prior to joining the firm, John completed a judicial clerkship with the Honorable J. Daniel Breen of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee.

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Tennessee Intellectual Property Law Association (TIPLA)

American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)

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Accolades

Vanderbilt Law Review — Senior Notes Editor

Vanderbilt Law School — M. Douglas Dunn Scholar

Vanderbilt Scholastic Excellence Awards — Criminal Law; Introduction to Accounting; Antitrust

Vanderbilt Law School — Law & Business Certificate Recipient

Vanderbilt Law School Entertainment and Sports Law Society — Vice President

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