Nashville, Tenn., (November 14, 2016) – Bass, Berry & Sims was recognized by The M&A Advisor for our work on behalf of Community Health Systems in the spinoff of Quorum Health Corporation and disposition of 38 hospitals. The transaction was named the “Corporate & Strategic Deal of the Year (over $500MM)” at the 2016 M&A Advisor Awards 15th Annual Gala held on November 9, 2016, in New York City.

Bass, Berry & Sims served on the team that completed this transaction in April 2016 that resulted in the independent, public-company formation of Quorum (NYSE: QHC) that owns or leases a portfolio of 38 hospitals across 16 states. The spin-off was the first public-public spin-off by a hospital company in more than 15 years and the first to occur in the contemporary healthcare regulatory environment.

The M&A Advisor reported that this year, more than 320 nominees, representing over 615 companies, became finalists for the awards. An independent judging committee of 35 top M&A industry experts determined the ultimate recipients of the awards.

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