Healthcare Mergers, Acquisitions & Dispositions

Healthcare Transactions Year In ReviewSince 2005, we have represented healthcare clients in transactions with a combined value in excess of $136 billion. We provide regulatory counsel to 35 publicly traded healthcare companies and more than 200 businesses in the healthcare industry located throughout the United States.

We have represented hospitals, health systems, academic medical centers, community-based and government-owned hospitals, long-term care providers, outpatient service providers, health plans and healthcare information technology companies in hundreds of healthcare M&A transactions. We also have extensive experience counseling venture capital, investment banking, and debt and equity financing sources, as well as management groups, from across the U.S.

Representing providers and non-providers, our attorneys have developed a thorough understanding of the legal and regulatory constraints affecting the healthcare industry. The industry engenders unique challenges in the areas of due diligence and evaluation of potential risks and liabilities. Due to the multidisciplinary teams we deploy for our clients, we bring a keen sensitivity to fraud and abuse and self-referral issues.

We routinely advise clients on:

  • Asset acquisitions.
  • Stock transactions.
  • Mergers and other business combinations, including transactions involving publicly traded companies.
  • Restructuring transactions.
  • Workout transactions involving financially distressed or bankrupt providers.
  • Joint ventures among healthcare providers.
  • Dispositions.
  • Representation of Parthenon Capital, a growth-oriented private equity firm, as healthcare regulatory counsel in its investment in RxSense, a high-growth healthcare technology company that utilizes its proprietary technology platform to provide innovative prescription savings solutions to consumers and pharmacy benefits administration and analytics to enterprise customers

    We served as healthcare regulatory counsel to Parthenon Capital, a growth-oriented private equity firm, in its investment in RxSense, a...
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    Client Type: Private Company
  • Representation of Lead Capital Partners, a multi-family sponsored private equity firm, in its acquisition of Ladd Dental Group, Inc., a dental service provider with six locations throughout central Indiana

    We represented Lead Capital Partners, a multi-family sponsored private equity firm, in its acquisition of Ladd Dental Group, Inc., a...
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    Client Type: Private Company
  • Representation of King’s Daughters Health System in its joint venture partnership with UK HealthCare, the clinical health care system of the University of Kentucky, that will create new opportunities for both organizations to better serve patients throughout Kentucky, southern Ohio and West Virginia

    We represented King’s Daughters Health System in its joint venture partnership with UK HealthCare, the clinical health care system of...
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    Client Type: Private Company
  • Representation of Physical Rehabilitation Network (PRN), a privately held physical therapy care provider and comprehensive practice management organization, in its acquisition of three physical therapy clinics in California.

    We represented Physical Rehabilitation Network (PRN), a privately held physical therapy care provider and comprehensive practice management organization, in its...
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  • Representation of Triple Tree Capital Partners and Vestar Capital Partners in the merger of their respective portfolio companies, The Emily Program and Veritas Collaborative.

    We represented Triple Tree Capital Partners and Vestar Capital Partners in the merger of their respective portfolio companies, The Emily...
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  • Representation of Grant Avenue Capital, a healthcare-focused middle-market private equity firm, in its acquisition of Hearts for Hospice, LLC a full-service Utah hospice and home health agency, and Abode Healthcare, Inc., a home health care provider.

    We represented Grant Avenue Capital, a healthcare-focused middle-market private equity firm, in its acquisition of Hearts for Hospice, LLC a...
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  • Representation of Physical Rehabilitation Network (PRN), a privately held physical therapy care provider and comprehensive practice management organization, in its acquisition of Total Body Rehab, a sport rehabilitation and outpatient orthopedic treatment provider in Arizona.

    We represented Physical Rehabilitation Network (PRN), a privately held physical therapy care provider and comprehensive practice management organization, in its...
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  • Representation of Sound Inpatient Physicians, Inc., a physician-founded and led organization providing services across the acute episode of care in its acquisition of Southwest Pulmonary Associates, LLP, a critical care and pulmonary medicine group based in Texas.

    We represented Sound Inpatient Physicians, Inc., a physician-founded and led organization providing services across the acute episode of care in...
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    Client Type: Private Company
  • Representation of Complete Health Partners, a Pharos Capital portfolio company and physician-centric, professionally managed, technology-enabled primary care group, in its acquisition of Family Care Physicians, LLP is a Florida-based medical group practice specializing in family and geriatric medicine.

    We represented Complete Health Partners, a Pharos Capital portfolio company and physician-centric, professionally managed, technology-enabled primary care group, in its...
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    Client Type: Private Company
  • Representation of Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD) in its definitive agreement to sell 80 percent of Brookdale Health Care Services, the Brentwood-based company’s home health and outpatient therapy division, to HCA Healthcare (NYSE: HCA), one of the nation’s leading healthcare providers, in an all-cash transaction for $400 million

    We represented Brookdale Senior Living Inc. in its definitive agreement to sell 80 percent of Brookdale Health Care Services, the...
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    Client Type: Public Company
Zachary  J. Baumann
Associate
Allison  M. Beattie
Associate
Philip F. Berg
Senior Healthcare Attorney
Al Bright, Jr.
Member
Lauren  A. Brown
Associate
Bryan  P. Bylica
Member
Stefanie P. Carter
Associate
Christopher J. Climo
Associate
Meredith Edwards Collins
Member
Krista Thornton Cooper
Senior Healthcare Attorney
David Cox
Member
J. Page Davidson
Member
Kristin C. Dunavant
Counsel
Richard Eiler
Associate
Jeanne Marie Evans
Associate
Mallory Farrar
Associate
D. Lee Flaherty
Associate
Lara A. Flatau
Member
Mary Beth Fortugno
Member
Lauren M. Gaffney
Member
Ali Gallagher
Associate
Fady Ghaly
Associate
B. Riney Green
Member
Tabitha L. Green
Associate
Anna M. Grizzle
Member
Maleaka N. Guice
Associate
Angela Haddon
Associate
Michael R. Hill
Member
S. Ryan Hoffman
Member
Angela Humphreys
Member
J. James Jenkins, Jr.
Member
Stewart W. Kameen
Counsel
John Keny
Associate
Howard H. Lamar III
Member
Richard F. Mattern
Member
Jennifer  E. Michael
Member
Amy Sanders Morgan
Associate
Whitney Mosey
Associate
Tatjana Paterno
Member
Frank M. Pellegrino
Member
Dawn Perez-Slavinski
Associate
Brianna R. Powell
Associate
Cynthia Y. Reisz
Member
Marc A. Rigsby
Associate
Angelique M. Salib
Associate
Grant Sharp
Associate
J. Paul Singleton
Member
Danielle M. Sloane
Member
Lucas Ross Smith
Member
Page Minton Smith
Associate
Jacob  B. Stansell
Associate
Jamie Gordon Steakley
Associate
Greg Stevens
Senior Counsel
Craig Stewart
Associate
Ryan D. Thomas
Member
Nesrin Garan Tift
Member
Quyen Vo
Associate
Leigh Walton
Member
Nikki Wethington
Associate
Taylor K. Wirth
Associate

Our healthcare attorneys encompass the multitude of legal specialties necessary to service one of the largest, most highly regulated industries in the United States. We bring our multidisciplinary, team approach to our representation of the following sectors and facilities:

  • Academic medical centers.
  • Ambulatory surgery centers.
  • Behavioral health.
  • Cancer therapy.
  • Clinical laboratories.
  • Dermatology.
  • Diagnostic imaging.
  • Health plans, managed care companies and benefit management companies.
  • Healthcare information technology.
  • Home health.
  • Hospice.
  • Hospitals and health systems.
  • Life sciences.
  • Managed care.
  • Medical device.
  • Nonprofit providers.
  • Orthotics and prosthetics.
  • Pharmaceuticals and pharmacies.
  • Physician practices, outsourced physician services and management companies.
  • Private equity.
  • Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs).
  • Revenue cycle management.
  • Senior housing and long-term care.
  • Specialty pharmacy and pharmaceuticals.
  • Telemedicine.
  • Urgent and retail care clinics.
  • Wellness and disease management.