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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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Michael S. Peek

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Nashville
(615) 742-6231 TEL
(615) 742-2731 FAX

Michael S. Peek

Member

Nashville
(615) 742-6231 TEL
(615) 742-2731 FAX
Nashville
(615) 742-6231 TEL
(615) 742-2731 FAX

Mike Peek has provided legal counsel on numerous multi-million dollar, multi-faceted commercial development projects, many of which involve joint public/private components. With significant experience in the areas of mixed-use commercial real estate projects, tax-increment financings and healthcare related land acquisition and development transactions, Mike has earned a national reputation for his real estate counsel.

Mike Peek has provided legal counsel on numerous multi-million dollar, multi-faceted commercial development projects, many of which involve joint public/private components. With significant experience in the areas of mixed-use commercial real estate projects, tax-increment financings (TIF) and healthcare related land acquisition and development transactions, Mike has earned a national reputation for his real estate counsel.

Formerly a managing partner of Bass, Berry & Sims, Mike works closely with commercial real estate developers, for-profit hospital management companies and family-owned businesses with significant real estate holdings. His practice includes work in the following areas:

  • Office Properties – Represents developers of low and high-rise office building facilities with site selection, acquisition, finance and development, both within and outside the state of Tennessee.
  • Government Properties – Represents developers of office buildings and other properties for lease to government agencies.
  • Healthcare Real Estate – Represents providers of healthcare services in connection with acquisition, development, leasing and disposition of hospitals and other medical facilities throughout the United States.
  • Economic Incentives – Represents developers and lenders with respect to hotel, office, retail and residential condominium projects financed in part with TIF financing provided through local governmental agencies.
  • Industrial Properties – Represents manufacturing and service companies, including representation in connection with local government inducements, real estate acquisition and finance, project development and related issues.

Prior to attending law school and launching his practice, Mike completed a tour of duty with the United States Army Reserve.

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Memberships

Nashville Bar Association — Pro-Bono Program Board of Directors (2011)

Tennessee Bar Association — Real Estate Section, Member

American Bar Association — Section on Corporation, Banking and Business Law, Member

American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)

National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP)

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Accolades

Best Lawyers in America® — Banking and Finance Law; Project Finance Law; Real Estate Law (2001-2017)

Best Lawyers in America® — Nashville Banking and Finance Law "Lawyer of the Year" (2016)

Mid-South Super Lawyers (2008-2014)

Chambers USA — Real Estate (2006-2016)

Nashville Business Journal "Best of the Bar" (2011-2012 and 2014)

Brentwood Academy — Board of Trustees (1993-1995)

Murray State University — Alumni Board (1974-1979); President (1979)

Murray State University Foundation (1984-2002) — Chair (1990-2002)

Vanderbilt University Law School — Alumni Board (2002-2004)

Alpha Chi

Vanderbilt Law Review — Associate Editor (1973-1974)

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