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Health Care Transactions Practice

LEADERSHIP: John W. Jones Jr.

Representative Health Care Transactions

  • represented Vantage Oncology, an oncology therapy company owned by a consortium of private equity sponsors, in its $500 million merger with Physician Oncology Services, a competitor owned by Oak Hill, including the refinancing of the existing indebtedness of the combined companies and the payment of a dividend to the owners of Vantage Oncology
  • handled the multimillion dollar sale of a radiology company – MSO
  • advised Avid Pharmaceuticals in its sale to Eli Lilly involving upfront and milestone payments aggregating up to $1 billion
  • represented eResearch Technology, Inc., a Nasdaq-listed provider of technology and services, including clinical research services, to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries on a global basis, in its $400 million sale to Genstar Capital
  • represented world-renowned surgeons in restructuring of arrangements with Zimmer, Inc. and working with the Department of Justice and monitor
  • counseled Animas Corporation, a publicly traded maker of diabetes personal testing equipment, in its sale to Johnson & Johnson for approximately $525 million
  • representation of MSO in connection with the $120 million sale of a therapy company
  • advised Atria Senior Living Group, Inc. in its $3.1 billion sale to Ventas, Inc. (regulatory counsel)
  • represented Integrity Pharmacy Services in its $190 million sale to Pharmacy Corporation of America
  • counseled Reliant Pro Rehab in the $120 million sale of its physical, occupational and speech therapy business to DW Healthcare Partners
  • represented Managed Health Care Associates, Inc. in its acquisition program focused on building a food products GPO servicing the long-term-care market
  • advised Medecision, Inc., a provider of information technology solutions focused on care management for health plans and health care providers, in its sale to Health Care Service Corporation for $120 million
  • Managed Health Care Associates, Inc. in a $1 billion sale to Roper Industries
  • represented Senior Care Centers of America, the nation’s largest network of adult day health centers and a leading provider of home care services, in its sale to a Audax Private Equity
  • represented an institutional pharmacy chain in an approximately $300 million acquisition of a specialty pharmacy operating approximately 130 pharmacies throughout the country
  • represented Women’s Health Care Group of PA, an OB/GYN physician network with 45 locations in eastern Pennsylvania, and Regional Women’s Health Group, the largest OB/GYN physician network in New Jersey, in their merger and sale to Audax Group, creating Axia Women’s Health, the largest OB/GYN practice in the United States
  • advised RightCare Solutions, Inc., a health care-IT company focused on developing novel software solutions to help reduce hospital readmission rates and improve patient outcomes, in connection with its sale to naviHealth, Inc., a subsidiary of Cardinal Health, one of the largest health care supply chains in North America
  • represented a leading provider of senior care services in Texas in a series of transactions that saw it more than double in size within a year, and expand to become a leading provider in additional markets
  • a world-renowned health system in a joint venture with a national group purchasing organization in the creation of the nation’s first clinically-based GPO
  • representation of Advent International in its investment in American Radiology Services – MSO
  • representation of compounding pharmacies in buy- and sell-side and joint venture transactions
  • representation of the sale of a pain management company – MSO to EDG Partners
  • represented Hanover Healthcare PLUS, a community health care network in central Pennsylvania that includes the 93-bed Hanover Hospital, in its affiliation with UPMC Pinnacle, the largest health system in the state
  • represented the U.S. subsidiary of a Japanese technology manufacturer in all aspects of its $87 million acquisition of a technology-focused health care integration company
  • representation of LTC, specialty and retail pharmacies in buy- and sell-side deals
  • representation of Senior Care Centers in strategic transactions with Harden Healthcare including operation and management of SNFs and a rehab company merger
  • representation of GPOs in sales to PE firms
  • representation of GPOs in various tuck-in and add-on acquisitions
  • represented Thermo Fisher Scientific in connection with the divestiture of a medical laboratory equipment business for an undisclosed price
  • represented Xcellerx, Inc., a maker of bio-manufacturing equipment, in its sale to GE Healthcare for an undisclosed price.

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