July 22, 2020
- Kevin Lehpamer, Paolo Sersale, Filippo Isacco, Neil Barlow, Eric Schaffer, Elisa Ielpo, Charles Adams, David Neu, Daryl Fairbairn, Jennifer Saionz, Philip Wagman, Sean Smestad, Chinwe Odimba-Chapman, Alistair Green, Sarah McAleer, Matthew Preston, Andrew Patterson, Luciano Di Via, Antonio Mirabile, Peter Dieners, Carolin Kemmner, Yannick Frost, Andrea Tuninetti Ferrari, Andrea Andolina, Iolanda D'Anselmo, Leigh Smith, Stephen Reese, Rishiv Rathore, Abhinav Yarrapotu
- New York, Brussels, London, Milan, Rome, Düsseldorf, Sydney, Madrid
Clifford Chance advises on US$525 million healthcare IT acquisition for Ardian's portfolio company Dedalus
Leading international law firm Clifford Chance is advising private equity firm Ardian on the strategic acquisition by its investee company, The Dedalus Group, of DXC Technology's (DXC: NYSE) healthcare software provider business for US$525 million.
The Dedalus Group is one of the world's leading healthcare and diagnostic software companies, and its combination with the business acquired from DXC aims to expand its operations in hospital information systems, primary and social care, integrated care and diagnostics. The transaction is expected to close by March 2021 subject to satisfaction of customary closing conditions and the receipt of certain third-party consents and regulatory approvals.
The Firm's cross-border, multidisciplinary team is led out of New York by corporate partner Kevin Lehpamer and includes associates Neil Barlow, Katerina Papacosma and Eric Schaffer and out of Milan by corporate partner Paolo Sersale and includes counsel Filippo Isacco, associates Elisa Ielpo and Mariasole Rinciari. The wider deal team includes:
- Brussels: associate Antonio Mirabile (Antitrust/Regulatory);
- Düsseldorf: partner Dr. Peter Dieners, senior associate Carolin Kemmner, associate Yannick Frost (Healthcare);
- Madrid: associates Ana Galindo Garcia, Ana Plana and Regina Camacho (Corporate);
- Milan: partner Charles Adams and associates David Neu and Francesco De Micheli (Finance), lawyers Andrea Tuninetti Ferrari, Andrea Andolina and Iolanda D'Anselmo (IP and Data Privacy);
- London: partner Chinwe Odimba-Chapman and associate Alistair Green (Employment), partner Sarah McAleer, associate Matthew Preston, lawyer Rishiv Rathore (Pensions), partner Stephen Reese, senior associate Leigh Smith, and lawyer Roland Scarlett (Intellectual Property), partner Andrew Patterson (Incentives), trainee solicitors Uche Eseonu, Lucy Molyneux;
- New York: counsel Daryl Fairbairn and associate Jennifer Saionz (IP/IT), partner Philip Wagman and associate Sean Smestad (Tax);
- Rome: Luciano Di Via (Antitrust/Regulatory);
- Sydney: partner Mark Currell, senior associate Ivo Basoski, associate Abhinav Yarrapotu and trainee Max Beavis (Corporate).