White & Case Advises CVC on acquisition of Sogo

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Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised CVC Asia Pacific Ltd. (CVC) on the financing for CVC Funds’ agreement to acquire 100 percent of the outstanding shares of Sogo Medical Group Co., Ltd. (Sogo), a Japanese pharmacy and hospital service operator, from Polaris Capital.

CVC is a leading private equity and investment advisory firm with a network throughout Europe, Asia-Pacific and the US

Sogo provides a comprehensive range of services relating to the management of medical practices and operates an extensive network of approximately 740 pharmacies across Japan as well as providing support for openings of clinics and medical malls. The company ranks fifth (by store count) within pure pharmacies in Japan.

The White & Case team which advised on the transaction included partners Clara Shirota and Naoya Shiota (both Tokyo), counsel Kibbeum Kim (Seoul) and associates Shingo Maeda, Shumpei Kogasaka (both Tokyo), Yuiyee Wong and Miranda Jia (Hong Kong).

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