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:
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 U.S. 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