CVC Capital Partners’ Acquisition of MedRisk

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP advised The Carlyle Group, while White & Case LLP acted as legal advisor for CVC Capital Partners on the deal.

The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG), as MedRisk’s current controlling shareholder, executed the sale of a majority stake in MedRisk to CVC Capital Partners. Carlyle will retain a significant minority investment in the company and will control it jointly with CVC. 

The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of 2021, subject to customary closing conditions and receipt of required regulatory approvals

MedRisk is the largest managed care organization dedicated to the physical rehabilitation of injured workers. CVC is a leading private equity and investment advisory firm that manages approximately $109 billion in assets.

The White & Case M&A team that advised CVC on the transaction was led by partners Oliver Brahmst (Picture) and Brian Smarsh in New York. Additional team members included associates Daniel Kozin, Katherine Dineen Smith and Nicole Llinares, all in New York, Sarah Phillips in Silicon Valley, and partners Sang I. Ji (Tax), Tal Marnin (Employee Compensation and Benefits), as well as Justin Wagstaff and Binoy Dharia (Debt Finance), all in New York.

The Debevoise team advising The Carlyle Group was led by M&A partners Kevin Rinker and Jennifer Chu and included associates Lauren Beasley, Shlomo Fischer, Spencer Gilbert and Michael Stephan, finance partners Jeffrey Ross and Scott Selinger and associates Alexandra Grossman and Brett Novick, benefits partner Lawrence Cagney and associate Wendy Widman, tax partner Peter Furci and associates David Rock and Cameron Rotblat and intellectual property partner Henry Lebowitz and associate Melody Godbolt.

Involved fees earner: Lauren Beasley – Debevoise & Plimpton; Lawrence Cagney – Debevoise & Plimpton; Jennifer Chu – Debevoise & Plimpton; Shlomo Fischer – Debevoise & Plimpton; Peter Furci – Debevoise & Plimpton; Spencer Gilbert – Debevoise & Plimpton; Melody Godbolt – Debevoise & Plimpton; Alexandra Grossman – Debevoise & Plimpton; Henry Lebowitz – Debevoise & Plimpton; Brett Novick – Debevoise & Plimpton; Kevin Rinker – Debevoise & Plimpton; David Rock – Debevoise & Plimpton; Jeffrey Ross – Debevoise & Plimpton; Cameron Rotblat – Debevoise & Plimpton; Scott Selinger – Debevoise & Plimpton; Michael Stephan – Debevoise & Plimpton; Wendy Widman – Debevoise & Plimpton; Oliver Brahmst – White & Case; Binoy Dharia – White & Case; Katherine Dineen Smith – White & Case; Sang Ji – White & Case; Daniel Kozin – White & Case; Nicole Llinares – White & Case; Tal Marnin – White & Case; Brian Smarsh – White & Case; Justin Wagstaff – White & Case;

Law Firms: Debevoise & Plimpton; White & Case;

Clients: CVC Capital Partners; The Carlyle Group;

Martina Bellini

Author: Martina Bellini