Ventas, Inc. acquired privately-owned Ardent Medical Services, Inc., a premier provider of healthcare services and one of the ten largest for-profit hospital companies in the U.S., for $1.75 billion. Concurrent with the closing of the transaction, Ventas separated Ardent's hospital operations from its owned real estate and sold the hospital operations to a newly formed and capitalized operating company.
Waller served as special healthcare, real estate and diligence counsel to Ventas, Inc. throughout the acquisition.
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Represented a hospital client in multiple CON matters in the state of Tennessee involving Freestanding Emergency Departments.
Represented a healthcare provider in connection with ongoing False Claims Act investigation conducted by U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Washington regarding payment for genetic testing.
Represented witnesses deposed in response to a civil investigative demand (CID) relating to a False Claims Act investigation for a medical practice in South Alabama. The investigation was conducted by U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Alabama.
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