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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: Little White Lies

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May 26, 2017

We harp on the importance of strong passwords, but for good reason. Unless you want to live off the grid, protecting the security of your online accounts and data is paramount. For instance, previously we have recommended the use of "multi-factor authentication" whenever available (see Privacy Peril from December 11, 2015). Multi-factor authentication typically involves the use of security questions for the user to answer (even though this is not true multi-factor authentication). Unfortunately, many of us choose questions whose answers are easily remembered and, unfortunately, easily discovered. A simple Google search can disclose your mother's maiden name, what high school you attended, and even your first car. While selection of those questions can be acceptable, we recommend you at least provide a false answer. Very few mothers' maiden name was Chachi, went to Grace King High School (Ellen attended, but graduated elsewhere), or drove a Rambler. Use of a fictitious word answer is even better.

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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