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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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Richard Mattern Offers Strategies on Growing a Medical Device Business

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June 12, 2017

Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Richard Mattern authored an article and provided key insight on how to grow a medical device business at different stages in the company's life cycle. 

In the early stages, medical device companies should look to raise a significant amount of funding, assemble an experienced management team and find an investor who shares the same vision. As a mid-sized medical device business looking to grow, companies might look to "expand their bag" by utilizing strategic mergers and acquisitions, or acquire related product lines. 

As a mature and stable company, sharpening revenue growth is important for success. "While revenue growth can take many forms, expanding the company's sales channel, which can be effectuated by increasing sales personnel and/or leveraging technology, is a common and highly effective option," Richard stated.

The full article, "How to Grow your Medical Device Business Through its Life Cycle," was published in the following outlets and is available online:

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