Mid Europa Partners’ Acquisition of MediGroup

Sidley Austin and ZSP acted as legal counsels and PwC and EY as transaction services advisors to Mid Europa. Blue Sea Capital was advised by Allen & Overy, BDK, KPMG and Van Campen Liem.

Mid Europa Partners has entered into an agreement to acquire a majority stake in MediGroup (“MediGroup” or the “Company”). The seller, Blue Sea Capital, will retain a 45% stake in the Company. The transaction is subject to customary competition clearance and is expected to close in Q2 2018.

MediGroup is the leading private healthcare provider in Serbia with 13 facilities across key cities, providing inpatient, outpatient, lab, IVF, ophthalmology and cosmetology services.

Mid Europa Partners LLP is a private equity firm specializing in private buyouts, corporate divestitures, public to private transactions, and privatizations, corporate disposals, buyouts, and replacement capital transactions, post-privatization, private mergers and acquisitions, recapitalization, investments alongside strategic partners, and large scale expansions in middle market; emerging growth markets and mature companies. The Firm led by Thierry Baudon, Andrej Babache, Kerim Turkmen, Manish Mittal, Matthew Strassberg, Pawel Padusinski and Robert Knorr, is based in London.

Sidley represented Mid Europa Partners with Mark Thompson (Picture), Sava Savov (Private Equity), James Crooks (Finance), Patrick Harrison (Antitrust/Competition), Oliver Currall (Tax), Michelle Tong (Private Equity), Priya Rupal (Private Equity), Martin Michalski (Finance) and Jason Pegnall (Tax).

Involved fees earner: Mark Thompson – Sidley Austin LLP; Sava Savov – Sidley Austin LLP; Michelle Tong – Sidley Austin LLP; Priya Rupal – Sidley Austin LLP; James Crooks – Sidley Austin LLP; Martin Michalski – Sidley Austin LLP; Patrick Harrison – Sidley Austin LLP; Oliver Currall – Sidley Austin LLP; Jason Pegnall – Sidley Austin LLP;

Law Firms: Sidley Austin LLP;

Clients: Mid Europa Partners;