National Dentex Labs’ Acquisition of Dental Services Group

Dechert advised National Dentex Labs on the deal.

National Dentex Labs (NDX), a portfolio company of funds affiliated with Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. (“Cerberus”), executed acquisition of Dental Services Group, a growing network of dental laboratories across North America. The combined company will operate under the National Dentex Labs brand and NDX CEO Tom Daulton will serve as the Chief Executive Officer. NDX was acquired by an affiliate of Cerberus, a global leader in alternative investing, in October 2020. Dechert previously advised Cerberus on that transaction.

NDX is a leading provider of dental prosthetics and restorative dentistry products. With a network of more than 30 full-service labs across the US, NDX is committed to providing top quality products and highly personalized service.

Founded in 1992, Cerberus is a global leader in alternative investing with over US$53 billion in assets across complementary credit, private equity, and real estate strategies.

The Dechert team included corporate partners Mark Thierfelder (Picture) and Gareth Clark, and associates Barrett Schitka, Luisa Perez, Umar Khan, Matthew Bernstein and Zach Einsig; financing partner Lindsay Flora and associates Andrew Darnell and Amy Corenswet; tax partner Steven Clemens and associate George Davis; healthcare partner Susan Hendrickson; labor counsel Jeffrey Rubin; employee benefits partner Howard Klein, and associates Sarah Burke and Lany Villalobos; intellectual property partner Thomas Rayski and associate Noah Shier; regulatory partner Darshak Dholakia; cybersecurity partner Karen Neuman and associate Hilary Bonaccorsi; real estate special counsel Francois Quintard-Morenas and associate Juan Zambon; antitrust partner James Fishkin, counsels Beverly Ang and Michael Okkonen, and associate Delphine Strohl; and environmental partner Abbi Cohen.  

Involved fees earner: Beverly Ang – Dechert; Matthew Bernstein – Dechert; Hilary Bonaccorsi – Dechert; Sarah Burke – Dechert; Gareth Clark – Dechert; Steven Clemens – Dechert; Abbi Cohen – Dechert; Amy Corenswet – Dechert; Andrew Darnell – Dechert; George Davis – Dechert; Darshak Dholakia – Dechert; James Fishkin – Dechert; Lindsay Flora – Dechert; Susan Hendrickson – Dechert; Umar Khan – Dechert; Howard Kleinman – Dechert; Karen Neuman – Dechert; Michael Okkonen – Dechert; Luisa Perez – Dechert; Francois Quintard-Morenas – Dechert; Thomas Rayski – Dechert; Jeffrey Rubin – Dechert; Barrett Schitka – Dechert; Noah Shier – Dechert; Delphine Strohl – Dechert; Mark Thierfelder – Dechert; Lany Villalobos – Dechert; Juan Bautista Zambon – Dechert;

Law Firms: Dechert;

Clients: National Dentex Labs;

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Martina Bellini

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