Corza Health’s Acquisition of Surgical Specialties Corporation


Latham & Watkins LLP advised Surgical Specialties Corporation in the transaction.

Vivo Capital, a global healthcare investment firm, has closed the sale of Surgical Specialties Corporation to Corza Health, a portfolio company of GTCR, a global private equity firm.

Surgical Specialties is a medical technology company focused on high-performance surgical sutures and ophthalmic knives.

Corza Health’s mission is to build a market-leading healthcare business with a particular focus on the broader medical technology and life sciences sector.

Latham & Watkins LLP advised Surgical Specialties Corporation in the transaction with a corporate deal team led by Boston partners Hans Brigham (Picture) and Julie Scallen, with Boston associates Laki Triantafylidis and Michael Casagrande. Advice was also provided on regulatory matters by Washington, D.C. partner Elizabeth Richards and Bay Area counsel Betty Pang, with Washington, D.C. associate Barrett Tenbarge; on tax matters by Washington, D.C. partners Nicholas DeNovio, with Washington, D.C. associate Eli McCrain; on benefits and compensation matters by Chicago partner Robin Struve, with Chicago associates Leah Segall and Victoria Wolfe; on technology transactions matters by New York partner Alan Tamarelli, with Boston associate Seth Appiah-Opoku; on antitrust matters by Washington, D.C. partner Mandy Reeves and Washington, D.C. counsel Patrick English; on finance matters by New York partner Joshua Tinkelman; and on insurance matters by Los Angeles partner Drew Levin, with Los Angeles associate Harrison White.

Involved fees earner: Seth Appiah-Opoku – Latham & Watkins; Johan Brigham – Latham & Watkins; Michael Casagrande – Latham & Watkins; Nicholas DeNovio – Latham & Watkins; Patrick English – Latham & Watkins; Drew Levin – Latham & Watkins; Eli McCrain – Latham & Watkins; Betty Pang – Latham & Watkins; Amanda Reeves – Latham & Watkins; Elizabeth Richards – Latham & Watkins; Julie Scallen – Latham & Watkins; Leah Segall – Latham & Watkins; Robin Struve – Latham & Watkins; Alan Tamarelli Jr. – Latham & Watkins; Barrett Tenbarge – Latham & Watkins; Joshua Tinkelman – Latham & Watkins; Laki Triantafylidis – Latham & Watkins; Harrison White – Latham & Watkins; Victoria Wolfe – Latham & Watkins;

Law Firms: Latham & Watkins;

Clients: Surgical Specialties Corporation;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti