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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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Antitrust Attorneys Contribute Chapter to ABA's Health Care Mergers & Acquisitions Handbook

Health Care Mergers and Acquisitions Handbook, Second Edition


March 23, 2018

Several of the antitrust attorneys at Bass, Berry & Sims contributed a chapter in the American Bar Association's (ABA) recently published Health Care Mergers & Acquisitions Handbook, Second Edition. The Bass, Berry & Sims team – consisting of Dale Grimes, Steele Clayton, Lucas Smith, Chad Jarboe and Gingie Yetter – authored the chapter, "Physician Mergers, Acquisitions, and Joint Ventures."

Health Care Mergers and Acquisitions Handbook, Second Edition provides guidance regarding how courts and the U.S. antitrust agencies analyze and review mergers in the healthcare industry. This handbook addresses the issues that antitrust practitioners and their clients face in planning, executing, and litigating transactions in the healthcare field. Specifically, this handbook details antitrust agency policy and case law with respect to hospital, physician practice, and health plan transactions.

Health Care Mergers and Acquisitions Handbook, Second Edition is available to purchase on the ABA website.

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