GHO Capital Partners’ Acquisition of ClearView Healthcare Partners

Winston & Strawn LLP represented RLH Equity Partners and the other equity holders of ClearView Healthcare Partners in the transaction. Ropes & Gray advised Global Healthcare Opportunities.

RLH Equity Partners announced that GHO Capital Partners LLP, a European specialist investor in global healthcare, has acquired a majority ownership position in RLH’s portfolio company, ClearView Healthcare Partners from RLH and ClearView management.

GHO Capital Partners is a European specialist investor in global healthcare. ClearView, the leading independent strategy consulting firm focused on the life sciences, provides high-value guidance to its clients in connection with key decision points in the development and commercialization process and the management of growth and innovation across clients’ entire clinical and commercial portfolios.

ClearView’s clients encompass a wide range of enterprises throughout the Big Pharma, Biopharma, Diagnostics, and MedTech sectors. ClearView is set to continue driving significant organic growth, cross selling emerging solutions, including data analytics and pricing & market access, to expand an existing client base while leveraging relationships to broaden capabilities across the small and mid-cap life sciences.

RLH Equity Partners invests, together with entrepreneurial leadership teams, in uniquely positioned, high growth, knowledge-based enterprises.

The Winston & Strawn team included Steven J. Gavin (Picture), Conor A. Reidy, Louis J. Weber, Dominique S. Fry, Caitlin E. Galasso, Andrea S. Herman, Siarra R. Rogers, and Charles G. Vargo.

The Ropes & Gray team that advised GHO Capital was led by private equity partner Timothy Castelli (Chicago), and included tax partner Elaine Murphy (Boston), employment, executive compensation & benefits partner Jennifer Cormier (Boston), private equity partner Neill Jakobe (Chicago) and private equity associate Raxit Shah (Chicago), finance partners Alexander Robb (London) and Alexander Zeltser (New York), litigation & enforcement partner Timothy Farrell (Chicago), litigation & enforcement counsel Steven Kaye (Boston), finance counsel Nichole Lopez-Tackett (Chicago), life sciences regulatory & compliance partner Albert Cacozza (Washington D.C.), health care partner Christina Bergeron (Boston), IP transactions partner Violetta Kokolus (New York), antitrust partner Samer Musallam (Washington D.C.) and mergers & acquisitions counsel Thomas Burke (New York).

Involved fees earner: Christina Bergeron – Ropes & Gray; Thomas Burke – Ropes & Gray; Albert Cacozza – Ropes & Gray; Timothy Castelli – Ropes & Gray; Jennifer Cormier – Ropes & Gray; Timothy Farrell – Ropes & Gray; Neill Jakobe – Ropes & Gray; Steven Kaye – Ropes & Gray; Violetta Kokolus – Ropes & Gray; Nichole Lopez-Tackett – Ropes & Gray; Elaine Murphy – Ropes & Gray; Samer Musallam – Ropes & Gray; Alexander Robb – Ropes & Gray; Raxit Shah – Ropes & Gray; Alexander Zeltser – Ropes & Gray; Dominique Fry – Winston & Strawn; Caitlin Galasso – Winston & Strawn; Steven Gavin – Winston & Strawn; Andrea Herman – Winston & Strawn; Conor Reidy – Winston & Strawn; Siarra Rogers – Winston & Strawn; Charles Vargo – Winston & Strawn; Louis Weber – Winston & Strawn;

Law Firms: Ropes & Gray; Winston & Strawn;

Clients: ClearView Healthcare Partners; GHO Capital Partners LLP; RLH Equity Partners;

Author: Martina Bellini