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John J. McGrath III

John J. McGrath III


Philadelphia, PA
Phone: 215.981.4816    Fax: 215.981.4750

Recent representative M&A transactions include the following:

  • sale of urology-focused group purchasing organization to a private equity firm ($115 million)
  • expansion of a Texas-based long-term care organization through numerous strategic acquisitions of skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, pharmacies and hospice facilities ($45 million - $205 million)
  • merger of two long-term care pharmacy market leaders (combined enterprise value of over $100 million)
  • reorganization of a preeminent urology practice and the sale of its management company ($115 million)
  • expansion of a national behavioral health pharmacy through numerous strategic acquisitions of specialty pharmacies and a telepsychiatry service provider ($2 million - $50 million)
  • acquisition and disposition of numerous retail pharmacies
  • representation of a regional health system in connection with its affiliation with another health system

Additional representative transactions include:

  • The following acquisitions by a global pharmaceutical packaging manufacturer:
    • $40 million acquisition of pharmaceutical packaging companies with operations in the United States, Ireland and Puerto Rico
    • $33 million acquisition of a paper and plastics manufacturing company
    • $33 million acquisition of global manufacturers and distributors of pharmaceutical packaging products with locations in the United States, Puerto Rico and Poland
    • $18 million (Canadian) acquisition of a manufacturer of plastic packaging products located in Canada
    • $5 million acquisition of a manufacturer of polyethylene and other films and bags located in the United States
    • $5 million acquisition of manufacturers of pharmaceutical packaging products located in Puerto Rico
  • The following transactions by a publicly traded global leader in shrink management, merchandise visibility and apparel labeling:
    • $80 million acquisition of a manufacturer and distributor of merchandise identification and shrink management products with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe and Latin America
    • $150 million acquisition of a global manufacturer of retail shrink management products
    • disposition of a division specializing in retail security products and services
  • acquisition by a subsidiary of a publicly traded company by merger with a human resources consulting company with operations in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Australia, New Zealand and Singapore ($36 million)
  • internal reorganizations by, and divestitures of, subsidiaries of a publicly traded water and wastewater utility company in the business of water management and infrastructure repair


  • J.D., Temple University Beasley School of Law, 2005
  • B.A., Pennsylvania State University, 1999

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Practice Areas

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