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Physician Staffing Co. Sells for $2.35B

South Florida’s Sheridan Healthcare and its multi-state physician staffing services is being acquired by a Tennessee-based corporation for $2.35 billion in cash and stocks, the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports.

Sheridan, which places 2,400 doctors and health care professionals at hospitals in 25 states, will be acquired by Amsurg Corp., owner of 242 ambulatory surgery centers across the country. Once the acquisition is complete, the companies estimate its combined value at $70 billion.

The corporate headquarters, now with 700 employees, will remain in Sunrise, the Sun Sentinel reports.