Lumenis
Lumenis

PE Firms Trade WIRB-Copernicus for $3 Billion

Leonard Green & Partners, L.P won the auction to acquire WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG) from Arsenal Capital Partners for $3 billion. The purchase value was originally reported in PE Hub Buyouts. WCG is a clinical services organization that enables biopharmaceutical companies, contract research organizations and institutions to accelerate the delivery of new treatments and therapies to patients. […]

CRO and CDMO
CRO and CDMO

U.S. Renal Care Gets Big New Backers

U.S. Renal Care has new owners, as of February 13. It marks the first renal-related transaction in 2019 and it won’t be the last. The national dialysis provider was backed by a consortium of private equity firms such as Leonard Green & Partners, Frazier Healthcare Partners, New Enterprise Associates and Cressey & Company. Stepping in […]

Air Methods Corp. Flies to American Securities

Air Methods Corp. was taken private by American Securities for $2.5 billion, including debt.

Another Anesthesia Group Changes Hands

Moelis Capital Partners is selling North American Partners in Anesthesia (NAPA), the largest single specialty anethesia management company in the United States, which it acquired in 2011. The buyers are American Securities LLC, a middle-market private equity firm, along with minority investments from Leonard Green & Partners and NAPA management. Specifically, the buyers completed a […]