White & Case Advised Founder of Quintiles in the Pending Merger of Equals between Quintiles and IMS Health
Enterprise value of the combined company to exceed US$23 billion
Global law firm White & Case LLP advised Dr. Dennis Gillings, the founder and significant shareholder of Quintiles (NYSE:Q), the world's largest provider of biopharmaceutical development and commercial outsourcing services, on the pending merger with IMS Health Holdings (NYSE:IMS), a healthcare information, services and technology company. The merged company will be named Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc., and will have a combined enterprise value of more than US$23 billion.
The transaction, which the parties expect to close in the second half of 2016, is subject to regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions.
The White & Case team was led by partners John Reiss, Chang-Do Gong, Holt Goddard, and associates Suni Sreepada and Jack Cantrell.
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