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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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Privacy Perils: $850 Million Catch

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March 11, 2016

Last month unknown hackers breached the computer systems of the Bangladesh central bank, stole its credentials, and managed to have more than $80 million redirected from the Federal Reserve Bank in New York to Hong Kong and Sri Lanka. As unfortunate as that was, it could have been much worse. Had one of the hackers not misspelled the word "foundation" (typing in "fandation"), another $850 - $870 million would have been transferred. The typo caught the attention of someone at the Deutsche Bank, which asked for clarification of the transaction from the Bangladesh bank, which in turn stopped the transaction.

The takeaway: When it comes to cybersecurity, one diligent individual can be as effective as the stoutest firewall. In the words of legendary basketball coach John Wooden, "It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen."

Privacy Perils imageCheck out our series, Privacy Perils, to learn what steps you can take to guard your personal and company data. For more information about this topic and other cyber security concerns, please contact Bob Brewer, Tony McFarland, Elizabeth Warren or a member of our Privacy & Data Security team.

 


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