AmSurg (AMSG), Envision Healthcare (EVHC) HSR Waiting Period for Pending Merger Expires; Gains Florida Antitrust Approval

September 6, 2016 7:05 AM EDT

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Envision Healthcare Holdings, Inc (NYSE: EVHC) and AMSURG Corp. (NASDAQ: AMSG) today announced the expiration of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 with respect to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission review of the proposed merger of Envision and AMSURG.

Expiration of the waiting period satisfies one of the conditions to the closing of the pending merger, which remains subject to other customary closing conditions, including the approval by shareholders of both Envision and AMSURG and other regulatory approvals.

Separately, both Envision and AMSURG have received a request for information from the Antitrust Division of the State of Florida Attorney General’s office and both organizations are cooperating with that request.

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