Davis Polk advised the Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division in connection with its investment in MedVet. Harris Williams advised MedVet Associates, LLC (MedVet) on the deal.
Founded in 1869, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division is the primary center for the firm’s long-term principal investing activity. With nine offices across seven countries, Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division is one of the leading private capital investors in the world with equity and credit investments across corporate, real estate and infrastructure strategies. Since 1986, the group has invested approximately $180 billion of levered capital across a number of geographies, industries and transaction types.
MedVet is a growing, nationwide network of 24 specialty and emergency services veterinary hospitals committed to delivering the highest quality, most compassionate specialty and emergency veterinary care available.
The Davis Polk corporate team includes partner Brian Wolfe (Picture) and associates Matthew J. Cowcher and Malik M. Khalil. Partner William A. Curran and associate Elina Khodorkovsky are providing tax advice. Counsel Jennifer M. Wolff is providing executive compensation advice. Partner Pritesh P. Shah and associate Mikaela Dealissia are providing intellectual property and technology advice. Counsel Betty Moy Huber and associate Michael Comstock are providing environmental advice.
The Harris Williams team was led by Geoff Smith, Whit Knier, Taylor Will and Brian Jones.
Involved fees earner: Matthew Cowcher – Davis Polk & Wardwell; William Curran – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Malik Khalil – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Elina Khodorkovsky – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Brian Wolfe – Davis Polk & Wardwell;
Law Firms: Davis Polk & Wardwell;
Clients: Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division;