Medi-Clinic acquired Hirslanden Group from BC Partners

Lenz & Staehelin advised Medi-Clinic Corporation Limited in its acquisition of Hirslanden from private equity fund BC Partners. The purchase price amounted to CHF 3.6 billion.

Medi-Clinic is a leader in South Africa's private hospital industry. Hirslanden is a leading Swiss private hospital group which was acquired by BC Partners in 2002 from UBS AG.

Lenz & Staehelin's team was led by Hans-Jakob Diem (corporate, M&A), Patrick Hünerwadel (financing) and Heini Rüdisühli (tax) and was assisted by Kuno Sutter (corporate, M&A), Marcel Tranchet (banking and finance) and Harun Can (tax).

Published: 30 October 2007