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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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Joe Crace and Elaina Al-Nimri Author Article on Minimizing Post-Closing Disputes for The M&A Lawyer

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April 27, 2017

In an article published in The M&A Lawyer, Bass, Berry & Sims attorneys Joe Crace and Elaina Al-Nimri provided insight on the topic of post-closing liability as it continues to be of interest to businesses active in the ever-changing arena of mergers and acquisitions. With analytics forecasting a big year for M&A, Joe and Elaina outline some best practices that parties should take to minimize potential liability:

  • Be as specific as possible with the terms of agreement
  • Be transparent and consistent with respect to any issues likely to give rise to a potential dispute 
  • Plan ahead for potential disputes, and consider whether ADR might be appropriate

The full article, "Done Deal! Not so Fast: Strategies for Minimizing Post-Closing Disputes," was published in the April 2017 issue of The M&A Lawyer and is available to subscribers.

This article was expanded content originally published by the firm in the Securities and Shareholder Litigation 2017: A Look Ahead report. 

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