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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: Additional Password Tips

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June 17, 2016

Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter co-founder Evan Williams were not the only victims of hacking this month. More than 32 million Twitter account records were reportedly available for sale last week. It is believed these records, which may include usernames, email address(es) and passwords, were obtained not from a breach of Twitter's system but via malware that captured the information directly from the users' browsers. Earlier tips have warned against using commonly used passwords, recommended closing dormant accounts and urged caution when clicking links. Those tips are good advice. Some additional password related tips that may reduce the risk of a breach or limit the scope of a breach include (in a tweetable 139 characters):

Use a unique password for each account. Change passwords periodically. Don't reuse recent ones. Use 2 step authentication. Update software.

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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