American Well’s Acquisition of Aligned Telehealth


Ropes & Gray advised American Well on the deal.

American Well executed the acquisition of Aligned Telehealth, on pace to become the largest U.S. provider of on-demand telepsychiatry consults in emergency rooms and acute hospital medical floors.

American Well is a leading U.S. telehealth platform, connecting the country’s largest hospitals, insurers, employers, and consumer electronics companies to deliver healthcare anywhere.

The partnership will allow American Well to expand its industry-defining telehealth offerings by adding on-demand emergency/consult psychiatry, on-site psychiatric staffing and integrated behavioral health capabilities to the company’s platform.

The Ropes & Gray team advising American Well was led by strategic transactions partner Michael Beauvais (Picture), and included tax partner, Pamela Glazier, health care partners Tim McCrystal and Michael Lampert, labor and employment partner, Megan Bisk, strategic transactions counsel, Natalie Linendoll, benefits principal, Abby Meyer, and litigation and enforcement counsel Deidre Johnson.

Involved fees earner: Michael Beauvais – Ropes & Gray; Megan Bisk – Ropes & Gray; Pamela Glazier – Ropes & Gray; Deidre Johnson – Ropes & Gray; Michael Lampert – Ropes & Gray; Natalie Linendoll – Ropes & Gray; Timothy McCrystal – Ropes & Gray; Abigail Meyer – Ropes & Gray;

Law Firms: Ropes & Gray;

Clients: American Well;