Greenberg Traurig Reps Gentiva In $1B Merger

Law360, New York (May 24, 2010, 6:04 PM EDT) -- Gentiva Health Services Inc. said Monday it had reached an agreement to buy Odyssey HealthCare Inc. in a $1 billion deal that Gentiva says will make it the biggest health care provider in the U.S. to focus on home health and hospice services.

The all-cash transaction values common stock of Dallas-based Odyssey at $27 per share, the companies said.

“The combination of the two companies clearly positions us as a leader in both home health and hospice care in the United States,” said Gentiva CEO and...
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