Mergers & Acquisitions

Investment firm KKR to take Envision Healthcare private in a $5.5M deal

Emergency department services are among the assets acquired by KKR. 

By Bernie Monegain 12:20 pm June 11, 2018
The acquisition of the company, which offers emergency department, anesthesiology, radiology and teleradiology and hospitalist services, is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Jonathan Bush's farewell letter to athenahealth employees
By Bernie Monegain 11:50 am June 08, 2018
The former CEO wrote a sanguine letter to colleagues that acknowledged his shortcomings and struck an optimistic note about the EHR company’s future.
Athenahealth takeover bid
By Bernie Monegain 04:21 pm June 07, 2018
Analysts predict a final price will be more than the original $6.5 billion takeover bid while athenahealth's executive chairman Jeff Immelt says sale, merger or remaining independent are all options.
hospital tech attractive for Mergers and Acquisitions
By Beth Jones Sanborn 12:31 pm June 07, 2018
Interest in potentially disruptive technologies abound in the active M&A realm but so do security concerns and dissatisfaction.
POLL: What's next for athenahealth?

Credit: athenahealth on Twitter

By 09:45 am June 07, 2018
With CEO Jonathan Bush now out, should athenahealth accept activist investor Elliott Management's $6.5 billion takeover bid?
athenahealth takeover bid

Credit: athenahealth on Twitter

By Bernie Monegain 08:21 am June 06, 2018
Cloud-based EHR vendor’s board could also drag the process out long enough that Elliott Management rescinds its offer, Maralto Investments said.
Elliott Management pressures athenahealth
By Mike Miliard 04:47 pm May 24, 2018
The activist investor sends athena's board a letter showcasing an "outpouring of positive reactions" to a potential $160-per-share sale, but the company says it will take its time making a decision.
athenahealth takeover bid

Credit: athenahealth on Twitter

By Bernie Monegain 10:53 am May 18, 2018
With $6.5 billion on the table, we take a look at what lead up to last week’s offer from Elliott Associates to take the cloud-based technology vendor private.
Athenahealth takeover bid
By Bernie Monegain 11:02 am May 16, 2018
Activist investor blasts cloud-based EHR company for not responding a week after receiving the notice.
athenahealth EHR vendor at HIMSS18
By Bernie Monegain 01:35 pm May 07, 2018
CEO Jonathan Bush is reviewing the offer, which the hedge fund says can help the cloud IT company realize its potential and create more value for shareholders.

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