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Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity Deal Tracker: KKR Completes Acquisition of Envision

Posted in Healthcare Services Investing

KKR has announced it has completed its acquisition of Envision Healthcare Corp.

The deal, which was previously announced in June, is valued at $9.9 billion.

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) & Co., based in New York, considers investments in all industries, including healthcare. The firm is publicly traded under the ticker symbol KKR. It prefers to invest in a range of debt and public equity investing and may co-invest, seeking a controlling ownership of a company or a strategic minority position.

Envision, based in Nashville, Tenn., is a provider of physician-led services and post-acute care, and ambulatory surgery services. As of June 30, 2018, Envision says it delivered physician services s to more than 1,800 clinical departments in healthcare facilities in 45 states and the District of Columbia.

As a result of the acquisition, Envision became a wholly owned subsidiary of funds affiliated with KKR and Envision’s common stock ceased trading on the New York Stock Exchange.

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