Capabilities by Industry: Healthcare
Greenhill has considerable transaction experience and a global network of corporate relationships in the Healthcare sector. Our Managing Directors and professionals in North America, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, Australia, Brazil and Japan have executed many of the most significant and complex transactions for some of the leading companies in the industry.
In addition to traditional M&A transactions, our team has extensive experience advising on complex partnering and licensing transactions.
Our experience in the Healthcare industry encompasses the following sub-sectors: healthcare services; life science tools; medical devices and services; branded, specialty and generic pharmaceuticals; and biotechnology.
Below we highlight a few of the transactions on which we have advised in this area:
Advising Deltalab, a leading Spanish laboratory solutions provider with dedicated manufacturing capacity, on the sale of the company to SCG Packaging Public Company Limited, the largest integrated packaging and paper company in Southeast Asia
Portfolio of 16 European Consumer Healthcare brands from Sanofi
Advising Sanofi, a leading global player in the Consumer Healthcare market, on the divestiture of a portfolio of 16 European Consumer Healthcare brands to STADA, a German pharmaceutical and consumer healthcare company owned by Bain Capital and Cinven
Advised VEP Healthcare, a leading, physician-owned provider of clinical management services in emergent and inpatient settings in the United States, on its merger with U.S. Acute Care Solutions
MindPath Care Centers
Advised Community Psychiatry, a leading provider of outpatient behavioral health services with a focus on high-quality clinically-driven care, on its acquisition of MindPath Care Centers, deepening its national presence to more than 350 providers across the US
Advising Procaps Group, a leading global pharmaceutical technology and healthcare company based in Colombia, on its merger with Union Acquisition Corp. II (NASDAQ: LATN), a special purpose acquisition company
Advising Cigna on the acquisition of MDLIVE, a virtual care delivery platform, by Evernorth, Cigna’s health services portfolio
Acacia Pharma Group plc
Advised Acacia Pharma Group plc, a US headquartered commercial stage biopharmaceutical company incorporated in England and listed in Belgium, on its placing of 10m new ordinary shares at a price of €2.70 per share
US Acute Care Solutions
Advising US Acute Care Solutions, the largest majority physician-owned emergency medicine practice in the United States, on its recapitalization and buyout of minority partner, Welsh Carson
Advised Biogix, Inc., a leader in the development, research and distribution of clinically tested menopause and perimenopause supplements in the U.S. under the flagship brand Amberen, on its sale to Alliance Pharma plc
Cosmetic applications endolysin
Advised Micreos, a fast-growing biotechnology company, on a long-term license agreement with L’Oréal for one of Micreos’ phage-based active ingredients, SA.100
Advised Ad Hoc Group of First Lien Term Loan Lenders on Akorn’s in-court recapitalization
Surgery Partners’ Anesthesia Services
Advised Surgery Partners, a leading owner and operator of surgical facilities, on the divestiture of its anesthesia services business to NorthStar Anesthesia
Advising Omnicell, a leading provider of medication management solutions and adherence tools for health systems and pharmacies, on the acquisition of the 340B Link business from Pharmaceutical Strategies Group (PSG)
Cello Health plc
Advised Cello Health, a global healthcare-focused advisory firm, on a recommended cash offer for its entire issued share capital from Arsenal Capital Partners, a specialised private equity firm based in the United States
Equity stake in Bupa Arabia
Advising Bupa, a leading international healthcare group, on the increase of its stake in Bupa Arabia, the largest health insurance provider in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Global collaboration agreement with Genmab A/S
Advised AbbVie, Inc, an NYSE-listed global biopharmaceutical company, on a broad collaboration with Genmab A/S, a leading Danish-listed biotechnology company, to jointly develop and commercialise three next-generation bispecific antibody programs
Advised Cerner Corporation, a leader in healthcare information technology, on its sale of its RevWorks revenue cycle management services business to R1 RCM, a leading provider of technology-enabled RCM services
Abacus Health Products, Inc.
Advised Abacus Health Products, Inc., a leader in over-the-counter (“OTC”) topical products combining active pharmaceutical ingredients with cannabidiol (“CBD”) hemp extract, on its sale to the Charlotte’s Web Holdings, Inc., a market leader in hemp-derived CBD wellness products.
Centrifuge and processing equipment business of Koki Holdings Co., Ltd.
Advised Eppendorf AG, a leading family-owned life science company, on the acquisition of the centrifuge and processing equipment business of KKR-owned Koki Holdings Co., Ltd., a manufacturer of power tools and centrifuge and processing equipment
Global rights (excluding North America) to ThermaCare (United Kingdom)
Advised GlaxoSmithKline plc (“GSK”), the UK listed international pharmaceutical and consumer healthcare company, on the divestiture of the global rights (excluding North America) for ThermaCare, including a dedicated manufacturing facility based in Albany, Georgia, USA, to Angelini Pharma
Asia and US rights to Physiogel
Advised GlaxoSmithKline plc (“GSK”), the UK listed international pharmaceutical and consumer healthcare company, on the divestiture of the rights to Physiogel Asia and the US to Korea-based LG Household & Health Care Ltd
Advised OurHealth, a provider of onsite and near-site employer-sponsored primary care clinics, on its sale to General Atlantic and merger with Marathon Health
Pfizer Inc. Consumer Health Business
Advised GlaxoSmithKline plc ("GSK"), the UK listed international pharmaceutical and consumer healthcare company, on the combination of GSK's and Pfizer's Consumer Health businesses to create a world-leading Joint Venture
Starpharma Holdings Limited, patented VivaGel BV® product
Advised Starpharma Holdings Limited on a US licensing agreement of its patented VivaGel BV® product with ITF Pharma, a US subsidiary of Italfarmaco S.p.A., a privately held European specialty pharmaceutical company
Assets owned by GlaxoSmithKline plc
Advised GlaxoSmithKline plc, the UK listed international pharmaceutical and consumer healthcare company, on the divestment of Horlicks and other consumer healthcare nutrition brands to Unilever plc, and on the merger of GSK Consumer Healthcare Limited with Hindustan Unilever Limited
Advised Aisthesis, a portfolio company of Triton Pacific Capital Partners, on its sale to NAPA, a portfolio company of American Securities
Montserrat Day Hospital Group
Advised ASX-listed Primary Health Care, one of Australia’s leading providers of multi-disciplinary healthcare services, on its acquisition of the Montserrat Day Hospital Group, an owner and operator of day hospital facilities
Common shares and common share purchase warrants in Canopy Growth
Advised Canopy Growth on a C$5bn investment by Constellation Brands. As consideration for the investment, Constellation received newly issued Canopy common shares and common share purchase warrants
Cura Imagem e Diagnóstico Ltda.
Advised Cura, a leading independent provider of diagnostic imaging (MRI, CT, etc.) and other clinical analysis services on the sale of 70% of its stake to the PE fund Vinci Partners
Cura Imagem e Diagnóstico Ltda.
Advising Cura, a leading independent provider of diagnostic imaging (MRI, CT, etc.) and other clinical analysis services on the sale of 70% of its stake to the PE fund Vinci Partners
Concordia International Corp.
Advised an Ad Hoc Group of Cross-over Debtholders on Concordia International’s cross-border Canadian restructuring and recapitalization, including a US$586.5mm common equity private placement, the equitization of ~US$1.7bn of unsecured debt and the partial paydown and exchange of ~US$2.2bn of secured debt
Novartis AG’s 36.5% stake in Consumer Health Joint Venture
Advised and acted as sponsor to GlaxoSmithKline plc, the UK’s leading pharmaceutical company, on the buyout of Novartis’ 36.5% stake in their Consumer Health Joint Venture
Advised MorphoSys AG, a German biopharmaceutical company, on a regional licensing agreement covering Greater China and comprising its investigational anti-CD38 antibody MOR202 targeting multiple myeloma, with I-Mab
Hirslanden Private Hospital Group
Advised Hirslanden Private Hospital Group, Switzerland's largest private hospital group and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mediclinic International Plc, on the refinancing of its CHF 2.0 billion senior secured bank debt
Radiogroup Participações S.A.
Advised Radiogroup, a regional leader in cancer treatment through radiotherapy, on its sale of a majority stake to Grupo Oncoclínicas
Equity stake in Bupa Arabia
Advised Bupa, a leading international healthcare group, on the increase of its stake in Bupa Arabia, one of the largest health insurance providers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Derma Sciences, Inc.
Advised Derma Sciences, Inc., a tissue regeneration company focused on advanced wound and burn care, on its sale to Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation, a global leader in medical technology
Palatin Technologies, Inc. lead product candidate, Rekynda
Advised Palatin Technologies, Inc. on the exclusive licensing of North American rights to develop and commercialize RekyndaTM (bremelanotide), an investigational product designed for on-demand treatment for hypoactive sexual desire disorder in pre-menopausal women, to AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Portfolio of 119 marketed and development pipeline products from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
Advised Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., the world’s largest generic drug company, on the divestment of a portfolio of 119 marketed and development pipeline products to Rivopharm SA
Portfolio of generic marketed products in France from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
Advised Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., the world’s largest generic drug company, on the divestment of a portfolio of generic marketed products in France to Arrow Generiques SAS (a subsidiary of Aurobindo Pharma Limited).
Concordia International Corp
Advised the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Concordia International, a diverse, international specialty pharmaceutical company focused on generic and legacy pharmaceutical products and orphan drugs, on its strategic review process
Assets and operations of Actavis Generics in the UK and Ireland from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
Advised Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., the world’s largest generic drug company, on its sale of assets and operations of Actavis Generics in the UK and Ireland to Accord Healthcare Ltd. (a subsidiary of Intas Pharmaceuticals Limited) for £603m (c.$775m)
Portfolio of 14 Outlicensing generic products in the EEA from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
Advised Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., the world’s largest generic drug company, on the divestment of a portfolio of 14 Outlicensing pharmaceutical products in the EEA to Accord Healthcare Ltd. (a subsidiary of Intas Pharmaceuticals Limited).
US rights to Toprol-XL (AstraZeneca)
Advised Aralez Pharmaceuticals Inc., a global specialty pharmaceutical company in connection with the financing of its acquisition of the US rights to cardiovascular drug Toprol-XL (metoprolol succinate) and its Authorized Generic from AstraZeneca.
Advised ASX-listed Bionomics, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the treatment of serious central nervous system disorders and cancer, on a consultation process with shareholders following calls for Board change, leading to the formation of a shareholder working group of leading institutional investors and company-led Board renewal.
Advised Derma Sciences, Inc., a tissue regeneration company focused on advanced wound and burn care, on the acquisition of a proprietary regenerative medicine products company BioD, LLC and a concurrent private placement.
US rights to an authorized generic version of Adderall XR
Advised Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. on the divestment of the US rights to an authorized generic version of Adderall XR
US rights to 37 approved and 5 pipeline generic products
Advised Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. on the divestment of the US rights to 42 generic products
US rights to a broad portfolio of 18 generic products from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
Advised Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. on the divestment of the US rights to a broad portfolio of 18 generic products to Impax Laboratories, Inc.
US rights to 2 generic drug products from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
Advised Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. on the divestment of the US rights to 2 generic drug products to Zydus Cadila
US rights to 5 generic injectable drug products from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
Advised Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. on the divestment of the US rights to 5 generic injectable drug products to Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Advised QLT Inc. on its merger with Aegerion Pharmaceuticals and concurrent equity raise to create a rare disease-focused global biopharmaceutical organization
US rights to 8 generic drug products from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
Advised Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. on the divestment of the US rights to 8 generic drug products to Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories
Portfolio of synthetic royalty and milestone rights on multiple cardiovascular programs
Advised CorMatrix Cardiovascular, a leading medical device company with a differentiated extracellular matrix technology, on the sale of a portfolio of synthetic royalty and milestone rights on multiple cardiovascular programs
Total Care Medicaid Plan
Advised Molina Healthcare Inc., a provider of managed health care services under the Medicaid and Medicare programs, on the acquisition of Universal American’s Total Care Medicaid plan
Advised Boehringer Ingelheim, the world's largest privately held pharmaceutical company, on a global collaboration with AbbVie regarding an investigational monoclonal IL-23 antibody targeting autoimmune diseases. Within the scope of the agreement, AbbVie also acquired an option for the development and commercialisation of BI’s anti-CD-40 antibody.
Advised Recepta Biopharma on a capital raise
Advised Saga plc on the disposal of Allied Healthcare, the leading local authority-funded domiciliary care business in the UK, to AURELIUS Investments
Advised Omnicell, Inc., a leading supplier to health systems of automation solutions and business analytics software for medication and supply management, on the acquisition of Aesynt, Inc., a provider of integrated pharmacy automation solutions for hospitals and health systems
Advised Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., a leading global pharmaceutical company, on the acquisition of Allergan plc’s Generics business
Altegra Health, Inc.
Advised Emdeon, a leading healthcare information technology company, on the acquisition of Altegra Health, a national provider of technology and intervention platforms for value-based healthcare
Aralez Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Advised QLT Inc. on its strategic equity investment in Aralez Pharmaceuticals Inc., a newly formed global specialty pharmaceutical company resulting from the business combination of POZEN Inc. and Tribute Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc., and the special distribution of the Aralez shares to QLT shareholders.
Portfolio of GlaxoSmithKline plc consumer and OTC brands
Advised GlaxoSmithKline plc, a leading British pharmaceutical company, on the disposal of a portfolio of consumer and OTC brands to Omega Pharma NV, a subsidiary of Perrigo Company plc
Refinancing of syndicated bank debt facilities
Advised Primary Health Care on the refinancing of its A$1.25 billion syndicated bank debt facilities
Advised MannKind, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of therapeutic products for patients with diabetes, on a collaboration with Sanofi, comprising licensing, supply and loan facility agreements with respect to licensing the Company’s lead product AFREZZA. MannKind will receive up to $925 million in upfront and milestone payments plus 35% of future profits.
Siemens Health Services
Advised Cerner Corporation, a leader in healthcare information services, on the acquisition of the assets of Siemens Aktiengesellschaft’s healthcare information technology business unit, Siemens Health Services, for $1.3 billion in cash.
Clinuvel Pharmaceuticals Limited
Advised Clinuvel, a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing drugs for the treatment of a range of severe skin disorders, in response to an unsolicited proposal to acquire the business from Retrophin, a pharmaceutical company focused on the development, acquisition and commercialization of drugs for the treatment of serious, catastrophic or rare diseases
Forest Laboratories Inc.
Advised Actavis plc, a global, integrated specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing, manufacturing and distributing generic, brand and biosimilar products on its acquisition of Forest Laboratories Inc.
Unfors Raysafe AB
Advised the Sixth Swedish National Pension Fund on the sale of Unfors Raysafe AB, a provider of easy-to-use products that help to reduce unnecessary radiation exposure, to Fluke Biomedical Corp., a subsidiary of Danaher Corp. that manufactures biomedical test and simulation products
Fidelis SeniorCare Inc. (Michigan Heath Plan)
Advised Fidelis SeniorCare Inc., a healthcare provider focused on the care of the elderly, on the sale of a majority of its SecureCare Michigan health plan to Centene Corporation, a managed care provider focused on the Medicaid space
Warner Chilcott, plc
Advised Actavis, Inc., a global, integrated specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing, manufacturing and distributing generic, branded and biosimilar products on its acquisition of Warner Chilcott plc
Coventry Health Care Inc.
Advised Coventry Health Care Inc., a diversified managed health care company that offers a full portfolio of managed care products serving the commercial group and individual, Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part D and Medicaid markets, on its acquisition by Aetna
Mediclinic International Limited
Advised Mediclinic International, South Africa’s second largest and Switzerland’s largest provider of private hospital services, on the restructuring of its entire balance sheet, including $2.2 billion debt refinancing in Switzerland and a $0.6 billion rights issue in South Africa
ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Advised ISTA Pharmaceuticals, an ophthalmic pharmaceutical company, on its sale to Bausch + Lomb, Inc., a global ophthalmic products company
ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Advised ISTA Pharmaceuticals, an ophthalmic pharmaceutical company, on its defense against an unsolicited offer from Valeant Pharmaceuticals and on its review of strategic alternatives
Advised Archer Capital and Ironbridge Capital on the sale of iNova Pharmaceuticals, a leading pharmaceuticals company that sells and distributes a range of prescription and over-the-counter products in Australia, New Zealand, Asia and Southern Africa, to Valeant Pharmaceuticals
American Dental Partners, Inc.
Advised American Dental Partners, Inc. (NASD: ADPI), one of the nation’s leading business partners to dental group practices, on its sale to JLL Partners, a leading private equity firm
Diabetes-related patent estate and royalty stream of Astellas Pharma subsidiary, Prosidion
Advised Royalty Pharma, a leading acquiror of biopharmaceutical royalty interests, on the acquisition of the DPP-IV patent estate and associated royalty stream of Astellas Pharma subsidiary, Prosidion
Advised Bionomics Ltd, in relation to the tender process run by Bionomics’ largest shareholder, Start-up Australia Ventures (“Start-up”), for its 28% stake in the company, follow on sell-down of Start-up’s stake to 8% and associated capital raising by Bionomics
Advised the Independent Director Committee of Alcon, Inc., an ophthalmic pharmaceutical company, on the sale of Alcon’s outstanding publicly held interest to Novartis AG, a global pharmaceutical company
Maxinutrition Group Holdings Limited
Advised GlaxoSmithKline Plc, the UK listed international pharmaceutical and consumer company, on its acquisition of Maxinutrition Group Holdings Limited, a UK based sports nutrition business, from Darwin Private Equity
Advised Aetna Inc. on its acquisition of Medicity, Inc., a leading provider of technology solutions to enable the secure access and exchange of healthcare information
Advised CHAMP Private Equity on the sale of Healthcare Australia, a leading provider of nursing agency staff to public and private health institutions in Australia, to Healthcare Locums, a healthcare recruitment agency based in the UK
Taro Pharmaceutical Industries
Advised Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., the largest Indian pharmaceutical company by market capitalization, on its acquisition of a majority interest in Israeli based Taro Pharmaceutical Industries, a multinational generics pharmaceutical company
Breast Care Business of Ethicon-Endo Surgery
Advised GTCR and Devicor Medical Products, Inc., a portfolio company of GTCR, on the acquisition of the Breast Care Business of Ethicon-Endo Surgery
Advised Medegen, Inc., a medical device company that develops, manufactures and markets clinically superior disposable intravenous therapy products on its sale to CareFusion, a global medical devices company
Heartscape Technologies, Inc.
Advised Heartscape Technologies, a medical device company on its sale of substantially all its assets to Roper Industries, a diversified growth company
Enzon Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Advised Enzon Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company on the sale of its specialty pharmaceutical business to Sigma-Tau, an Italian pharmaceutical company
Monogram Biosciences, Inc.
Advised LabCorp on the acquisition of Monogram Biosciences, a molecular diagnostics company focused on guiding and improving the treatment of serious infectious diseases and cancer
Advised Roche Holding Ltd., a world-leading provider of healthcare pharmaceuticals and diagnostics, on its acquisition of the outstanding publicly held interest in Genentech, Inc., a leading biotechnology company
Biotage (Biosystems division)
Advised Biotage AB (OMX: BIOT), a global biotechnology company, on its strategic review resulting in the disposal of its Biosystems division which offers systems for genetic analysis mainly for use in clinical research
Applied Biosystems Group
Provided fairness opinion to the Board of Directors of the Applera Corporation on the merger of its Applied Biosystems business, which serves the life science industry, with the Invitrogen Corporation, creating a global leader in biotechnology reagents and systems
Ventana Medical Systems, Inc.
Advised Roche Holding Ltd., a world-leading provider of healthcare pharmaceuticals and diagnostics, on its acquisition of Ventana Medical Systems, Inc., a US based provider of histopathology diagnostic equipment
Cardinal Health, Inc., Pharmaceutical Technologies and Services division
Provided fairness opinion to the board of directors of Cardinal Health, Inc., a global company serving the health-care industry, on the sale of its Pharmaceutical Technologies and Services business, which provides outsourced services and proprietary technologies to the global pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries
Kos Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Advised Kos Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical provider of cardiovascular and respiratory drugs, on its sale to Abbott Laboratories
Advised Bayer on its public offer for Schering, an international pharmaceuticals group based in Berlin, Germany