Anne Arundel Dermatology’s Partnerships With Academic Alliance in Dermatology, Atlantic Dermatology, Ball Dermpath and Dermatology Specialists of Augusta

Dechert advised Anne Arundel Dermatology Management on the deal.

Anne Arundel Dermatology Management, a portfolio company of Ridgemont Equity Partners, finalized its partnerships with Academic Alliance in Dermatology, Atlantic Dermatology, Ball Dermpath and Dermatology Specialists of Augusta.

Academic Alliance in Dermatology is the largest dermatology practice in West Central Florida, with 27 centers across the region, including a significant presence in the Tampa/St. Petersburg metro area. Atlantic Dermatology has five locations in eastern and coastal North Carolina. Ball Dermpath is located in Greensboro, North Carolina, and Russell Ball, MD, and provides dermatopathology services throughout the Southeast market. Dermatology Specialists of Augusta serves the greater Augusta, Georgia, metro area. These new affiliations bring the Anne Arundel Dermatology platform to 112 locations and 268 providers across a seven state footprint.

Anne Arundel Dermatology is a leading provider of dermatological services in Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Florida, Tennessee, Pennsylvania and Georgia, offering general dermatology and advanced treatment options for skin cancer and cosmetic procedures.

Ridgemont Equity Partners is a middle market buyout and growth equity investor focusing on equity investments up to US$250 million. Ridgemont’s most recent flagship fund, REP III, was formed in 2018 and has US$1.65 billion of committed capital.

The Dechert team that advised Anne Arundel Dermatology Management includes corporate partners Markus Bolsinger (Picture) and Gregory Schernecke and associates Andrew Darnell, Nicole Godani, Ranjini Ramesh, Philip Treesh and Juan Zambon; finance partner Scott Zimmerman, and associates Andrew Adams and D’Juan Neal; healthcare partner Susan Hendrickson; tax partners Edward Lemanowicz, Joshua Milgrim and Elizabeth Guidi; real estate special counsel Francois Quintard-Morenas; employee benefits and executive compensation partners Howard Klein and Kevin Kay and associates Michael Binko, Sarah Burke and Baraka Nasari; labor and employment partners Alan Berkowitz and Ian Downes and associate Tanya Warnke; antitrust counsel Beverly Ang and associate Kaitlyn Marasi; intellectual property partner Thomas Rayski and associate Frank Hwang; privacy & cybersecurity partner Timothy Blank and associates Hilary Bonaccorsi and Michael Tierney; financial services and investment management partner Michael Sherman and associates Matthew Barsamian and Kathleen Hyer; environmental special counsel John Ix; and international trade partner Darshak Dholakia.

Involved fees earner: Andrew Adams – Dechert; Beverly Ang – Dechert; Matthew Barsamian – Dechert; Alan Berkowitz – Dechert; Michael Binko – Dechert; Timothy Blank – Dechert; Markus Bolsinger – Dechert; Hilary Bonaccorsi – Dechert; Sarah Burke – Dechert; Andrew Darnell – Dechert; Darshak Dholakia – Dechert; Ian Downes – Dechert; Nicole Godani – Dechert; Elizabeth Guidi – Dechert; Susan Hendrickson – Dechert; Frank Hwang – Dechert; Kathleen Hyer – Dechert; John Ix – Dechert; Kevin Kay – Dechert; Howard Klein – Dechert; Edward Lemanowicz – Dechert; Kaitlyn Marasi – Dechert; Joshua Milgrim – Dechert; Baraka Nasari – Dechert; D’Juan Neal – Dechert; Francois Quintard-Morenas – Dechert; Ranjini Ramesh – Dechert; Thomas Rayski – Dechert; Gregory Schernecke – Dechert; Michael Sherman – Dechert; Michael Tierney – Dechert; Philip Treesh – Dechert; Tanya Warnke – Dechert; Juan Bautista Zambon – Dechert; Scott Zimmerman – Dechert;

Law Firms: Dechert;

Clients: Anne Arundel Dermatology;