ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SunLink Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:MKT: SSY) today announced that a subsidiary has sold its Chestatee Regional Hospital in Dahlonega, GA for approximately $15,000,000. The company expects to recognize an after tax gain (utilizing available net operating loss carry-forwards) of approximately $7,000,000 on the transaction which closed on August 19, 2016. A portion of the proceeds will be allotted for the payment of debt and the balance will be retained for working capital and general corporate purposes.
SunLink Health Systems, Inc. is the parent company of subsidiaries that operate one hospital, two nursing homes and related businesses in the Southeast and a specialty pharmacy company in Louisiana. For additional information on SunLink Health Systems, Inc., please visit the company’s website at www.sunlinkhealth.com.
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