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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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Six Things to Know Before Buying a Physician Practice spotlight

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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Steele Clayton and Shelley Thomas Author Article on Key Considerations for Vendor Contracts

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April 7, 2015

Bass, Berry & Sims attorneys Steele Clayton and Shelley Thomas authored an article outlining key details companies should consider when creating service level agreements with vendors. As more and more companies are outsourcing various job functions in an effort to save costs, ensuring that properly defined metrics are established in all vendor agreements is essential to ensuring long-term success. In the article, Steele and Shelley recommend including the following key components in any agreement:

  • Clearly documented and specific performance guarantees
  • Use of service level agreements to measure performance
  • A predetermined forum to resolve any disputes that may arise
  • Defined contractual remedies in case deliverables are not met

The article, "Negotiation Considerations For Performance Guarantees And Service Level Agreements," was published by Manufacturing Business Technology on April 2 and is available online.


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