Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised Mid Europa Partners on its acquisition of Centrul Medical Unirea S.R.L. (Regina Maria), Romania's leading healthcare provider, from Advent International and the founders. The transaction is subject to antitrust clearance and is expected to close in Q4 2015.
Mid Europa Partners (MEP) is a leading buyout investor focused on the growth markets of Central & Eastern Europe.
"We are very pleased to support MEP on this important transaction through which it has entered the Romanian healthcare market," said White & Case partner Ian Bagshaw who co-led the Firm’s deal team.
Matthew Strassberg, senior partner of Mid Europa who founded and leads Mid Europa's healthcare sector practice said: "The team at White & Case delivered a high quality and full legal solution to assist us on this important transaction in our healthcare sector and we are delighted to continue our partnership with them."
With approximately 300,000 corporate subscribers, Regina Maria is the leading premium integrated private healthcare services operator in Romania with a national presence through 22 polyclinics, four hospitals, 11 labs and five imaging facilities.
London partner Ross Allardice who co-led the White & Case deal team said: "We are very pleased to advise MEP on this transaction. With complex deal issues, this deal played to White & Case’s key strengths."
The White & Case team was led by partners Ian Bagshaw and Ross Allardice and included associates Tony Brown and Philip Vavalidis and trainee lawyer Lewis Calder, all based in London.
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