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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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Jessica R. Reeves


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Jessica R. Reeves


(901) 543-5985 TEL
(866) 235-7161 FAX
(901) 543-5985 TEL
(866) 235-7161 FAX

Jessica Reeves advises developers, investors and owners in the acquisition, disposition and leasing of commercial real estate. Representing both borrowers and lenders, Jessica's practice also involves assistance on a range of debt financing transactions, including real estate and construction loans and secured and unsecured credit facilities.

Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Jessica was an associate in the Nashville and Memphis offices of Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP where she gained significant experience representing real estate investment trusts (REITs), hospitals, health systems and healthcare investors in leasing arrangements and purchase and sale agreements involving medical office buildings and other healthcare facilities. She also worked as a real estate agent and served as a property management intern at Yale University Properties prior to attending law school.

Jessica is actively involved in the Memphis real estate community, currently serving on the Membership and Management Committee for the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Memphis Chapter. Prior to her legal career, she was a teacher at Klentzman Intermediate School in Houston, Texas, through Teach for America.


Urban Land Institute, Nashville and Memphis Chapters — Membership and Management Committee Member, Memphis (2016–present); Mentorship Program Steering Committee, Nashville (2014–2015)

American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)

American Bar Association

Tennessee Bar Association

Memphis Bar Association

New Memphis Institute Fellows Program (Spring 2018)

Aurora Collegiate Academy — Board Member (2017–present)

Yale Alumni Real Estate Association (2014–present)

Teach for America Nashville — Rising Leaders Board Member (2014–2016)


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Additional Thought Leadership


  • "How to Crowdfund Your Real Estate Projects," Nashville Business Journal (October 24, 2014)
  • "What's All the Buzz about Real Estate Crowdfunding?," Nashville Business Journal (August 25, 2014)


Mid-South Super Lawyers "Rising Star" (2017)

University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law — Cecil C. Humphreys Research Fellow, Cali Award for Academic Excellence: Civil Procedure I and Torts I


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