Goldman Sachs Asset Management and Charlesbank Capital Partners’ Acquisition of MDVIP

Simpson Thacher advised the Private Equity business within Goldman Sachs Asset Management on the deal.

Goldman Sachs Asset Management announced its definitive agreement to acquire ownership of MDVIP, Inc. in partnership with Charlesbank Capital Partners, from Leonard Green & Partners and Summit Partners. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of this year and is subject to the receipt of certain regulatory approvals and the satisfaction of other customary closing conditions.

Founded in 2000, MDVIP is a national leader in personalized membership-based healthcare with a national network of more than 1,100 primary care physicians and 357,000 patients.

The Simpson Thacher team includes Katherine Krause (Picture), Austin Uhm and Robert Harrison (M&A); Jennifer Hobbs, Catherine Burns and Analilia Gomez (Banking and Credit); Jonathan Goldstein, Jacqueline Clinton and Lina Pan (Tax); Gregory Grogan, Linda Barrett and Garrick Ehlers (Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits); Lori Lesser, Kate Mirino and Bobbie Burrows (Intellectual Property); Steven DeLott (Insurance); Dan Levien and David Caldwell (Regulatory); Peter Guryan, Étienne Renaudeau, Kelly Karapetyan and Joshua Hazan (Antitrust); and Vanessa Burrows (Healthcare Regulatory).

Involved fees earner: Linda Barrett – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Catherine Burns – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Bobbie Burrows – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Vanessa Burrows – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jacqueline Clinton – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Steven DeLott – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Garrick Ehlers – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jonathan Goldstein – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Analilia Gomez – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Gregory Grogan – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Peter Guryan – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Robert Harrison – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Joshua Hazan – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jennifer Hobbs – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Kelly Karapetyan – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Katherine Krause – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Lori Lesser – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Kate Mirino – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Lina Pan – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Étienne Renaudeau – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Austin Uhm – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Law Firms: Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Clients: Goldman Sachs Asset Management;

Author: Martina Bellini