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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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FTC Announces Revised HSR Thresholds for 2014

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January 29, 2014

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced revised thresholds applicable to Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) notification requirements, effective on February 24, 2014. The revised thresholds are:

Size-of-Transaction Test: The threshold used in the size-of-transaction test will increase from $70.9 million to $75.9 million.

Size-of-Persons Test: The sales and assets thresholds used in the size-of-persons test will increase from $14.2 million to $15.2 million and from $141.8 million to $151.7 million, respectively. The threshold below which the size-of-persons test applies, will increase from $283.6 million to $303.4 million.

Greater Notification Thresholds: These thresholds, which apply to acquisitions of voting securities made within five years after expiration or termination of the waiting period from a previous HSR filing for an acquisition of voting securities from the same issuer, were revised as follows:

Previous Threshold Revised Threshold
$141.8 million $151.7 million
$709.1 million $758.6 million
25% of voting securities if valued at greater than $1,418.1 million 25% of voting securities if valued at greater than $1,517.1 million
50% of voting securities if valued at greater than $70.9 million 50% of voting securities if valued at greater than $75.9 million

Filing Fees: Filing fee thresholds based upon the value of assets or voting securities being acquired will be revised as follows:

Value of Transaction Filing Fee
$75.9 million to $151.7 million
(previously $70.9 milling to $141.8 million)
$45,000
$151.7 million to $758.6 million
(previously $141.8 million to $709.1 million)
$125,000
$758.6 million or more
(previously $709.1 million or more)
$280,000
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