Nordic Capital’s Investment In Equipe Zorgbedrijven

Clifford Chance has advised Nordic Capital on the deal. Houthoff, Rothschild, BCG and PWC assisted Gimv and Equipe in this acquisition.

Nordic Capital, a leading global healthcare investor, invested in Equipe Zorgbedrijven (“Equipe”), a fast-growing independent provider of outpatient healthcare in the Netherlands.

The investment will be made in partnership with Equipe’s founders and management and aims to support and further strengthen Equipe’s successful concept of high-quality outpatient specialist care. The investment will help Equipe to expand internationally and to invest in digitisation and innovation, benefitting both employees and clients.

Nordic Capital is a leading global healthcare investor with 30 investments across Europe and North America and over EUR 7 billion invested in the sector since its inception in 1989. The investment in Equipe lies at the heart of Nordic Capital’s healthcare investment strategy and focus on responsible investments and will be made as part of its mid-market strategy.

The Clifford Chance core team was led by Gregory Crookes (Picture) and further consisted of Hansuya Reddy, Ellen de Kok, Lotte van den Berg and Sophie Riemer. The wider team consisted of Michiel Sunderman, Pascal Borsjé, IJsbrand de Jong, Iga Mamczarz, Wijnanda Rutten, Joris Dortmans, Mies Rijperman, Jaap Tempelman, Tamlin Higgins, Frans Muller, Celine Vermeulen, Mark Jan Arends, Laura Stegeman and Leen Kranenburg.

The Houthoff M&A Team was led by Michiel Pannekoek and included Luke van de Laar, Erik Teijgeler and Daniëla van Noort. The team also included Murat Duman, Jet Stolk, Anouk Boutens, Vera van Erpers Roijaards, Thomas de Weerd and Nicole Bilderbeek.

Involved fees earner: Mark Jan Arends – Clifford Chance; Pascal Borsjé – Clifford Chance; Gregory Crookes – Clifford Chance; IJsbrand de Jong – Clifford Chance; Ellen de Kok – Clifford Chance; Joris Dortmans – Clifford Chance; Tamlin Higgins – Clifford Chance; Leen Kranenburg – Clifford Chance; Iga Mamczarz – Clifford Chance; Frans Muller – Clifford Chance; Hansuya Reddy – Clifford Chance; Sophie Riemer – Clifford Chance; Wijnanda Rutten – Clifford Chance; Laura Stegeman – Clifford Chance; Michiel Sunderman – Clifford Chance; Jaap Tempelman – Clifford Chance; Celine Vermeulen – Clifford Chance; Nicole Bilderbeek – Houthoff; Anouk Boutens – Houthoff; Thomas de Weerd – Houthoff; Murat Duman – Houthoff; Daniëla van Noort – Houthoff; Michiel Pannekoek – Houthoff; Jet Stolk – Houthoff; Erik Teijgeler – Houthoff; Luke van de Laar – Houthoff; Vera van Erpers Roijaards – Houthoff;

Law Firms: Clifford Chance; Houthoff;

Clients: Equipe Zorgbedrijven; Gimv NV; Nordic Capital Limited;

Author: Federica Tiefenthaler