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May 23, 2014
17:02 EDTGTIV, KNDGentiva Health adopts shareholders rights plan
The Board of Directors of Gentiva Health Services (GTIV) announced that it has adopted a limited duration shareholder rights plan and declared a dividend of one right on each share of the company's common stock outstanding as of close of business on June 3. The Rights Plan was adopted following the company's rejection of the unsolicited, non-binding proposal by Kindred Healthcare (KND) to acquire Gentiva for $14.00 per share in Kindred stock and cash, as it significantly undervalues Gentiva, is inadequate and is not in the best interests of the company or its shareholders. Commenting on behalf of the Board, Rod Windley, Executive Chairman of Gentiva, said: "As significant equity holders, the Gentiva Board is fully aligned with the interests of our fellow shareholders. The Board unanimously adopted this Rights Plan to ensure that it remains in the best position to perform its fiduciary duties and to ensure that the value we are creating accrues to Gentiva and not to someone else looking to opportunistically appropriate that value. We are confident that we can best deliver significant value by continuing to execute our One Gentiva initiative and look forward to sharing more details about our plans and prospects with our shareholders in the coming weeks." In the absence of further action by the Board and subject to certain exceptions, the rights generally will become exercisable and allow holders to acquire the company's common stock at a discounted price if a person or group acquires beneficial ownership of 15% percent or more of the company's common stock in a transaction not approved by the Board. In that situation, rights held by persons or groups that exceed the 15% threshold will be void. The rights will expire on May 20, 2015 unless earlier redeemed, exchanged or terminated by the company.
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November 19, 2014
20:07 EDTKNDKindred Healthcare 5M share Secondary priced at $19.75
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November 17, 2014
07:48 EDTKNDKindred Healthcare files to sell 5M shares of stock and tangible equity units
Kindred Healthcare announced that it has launched concurrent underwritten public offerings of 5,000,000 shares of Kindred's common stock and 150,000 tangible equity units. Each tangible equity unit has a stated amount of $1,000 and is comprised of a prepaid stock purchase contract and a share of mandatory redeemable preferred stock, each issued by the Company. Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC are acting as the joint book-running managers for the concurrent offerings.
November 12, 2014
08:01 EDTKNDKindred Healthcare to acquire Centerre Healthcare for $195M in cash
Kindred Healthcare announced that it has signed a definitive merger agreement to acquire Centerre Healthcare Corporation, a national company dedicated to operating Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals, for a purchase price of approximately $195M in cash. Centerre currently operates 11 Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals with 612 beds in partnership with some of the nationís leading acute care hospital systems through joint ventures. Centerre has two additional hospitals with a total of 90 beds under construction and scheduled to open in 2015, and a pipeline of additional potential hospitals in various stages of development.

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