ResMed’s $1 Billion Acquisition of MediFox Dan

Latham & Watkins has advised Hg on the deal, while DLA Piper has advised ResMed. Poellath advised the management of Medifox Dan. Dechert advised BC Partners. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer advised EQT. Hengeler Mueller advised KKR.

Hg, a leading software and services investor, executed the sale of MEDIFOX DAN, a leading provider of digital solutions for the German care and therapy sectors, to ResMed, a global leader in cloud-connected medical devices and out-of-hospital software-as-a-service (SaaS) business solutions. The transaction is valued at approximately US$1 billion. 

The Latham team was led by Frankfurt partners Oliver Felsenstein (Picture) and Maximilian Platzer, with associate Michele Maurice Stephan, Munich associate Corinna Freudenmacher, and Frankfurt counsel Christina Mann and legal analyst Franziska Ernst. Advice was also provid-ed on tax matters by Munich partner Stefan Süß; on IP matters by Frankfurt partner Susan Kempe-Müller, with associate Daniela Jaeger; on antitrust matters by Frankfurt partner Max Hauser, with associate Nicolas Jung; on regulatory matters by Frankfurt partner Axel Schie-mann, with associate Dominik Schöneberger; on litigation matters by Frankfurt partner Alena McCorkle, with Munich associate Martina Hölzer; on real estate matters by Frankfurt counsel Sven Nickel; on finance matters by Frankfurt partner Sibylle Münch, with associate Ralph Dräger; on data security matters by Frankfurt associates Wolf-Tassilo Böhm and Clemens Ganz; on employment matters by Munich partner Tobias Leder; and on compliance matters by Frankfurt counsel Dr. Stefan Bartz, with Munich associate Christoph von Laufenberg.

The DLA Piper team was led by partner Dr Mathias Schulze Steinen (Corporate/M&A, Frankfurt) and also included partners Semin O (Antitrust, Frankfurt), Dr Henriette Norda (Employment, Hamburg), Jan Pohle (IT/Data Protection, Cologne), Dr Wolfram Distler (Finance), Dr Konrad Rohde (Tax, both Frankfurt), Dr Thilo von Bodungen (Commercial, Munich), Dr Christian Schneider (Insurance Law, Cologne), Dr Burkhard Führmeyer (IPT), of counsel Martin Heinsius (Tax, both Frankfurt), counsel Hanna Lütkens (Corporate/M&A, Munich), Miray Kavruk (IPT, Frankfurt), Dr Enno Ahlenstiel (Antitrust Law), Dr Thilo Streit (Public Commercial Law), Dr med Kokularajah Paheenthararajah (Patent Law/Life Sciences, all Cologne), Dr Raimund Behnes (Tax, Frankfurt), Dr Susanne Weckbach (Commercial, Munich), Dr Dominique Ferrari, Dr Andreas Keller (both Insurance Law, Cologne), Georg Haberkorn (Employment), Silke Goschler (Commercial, both Munich), Florian Jeske (Employment, Hamburg), Dr Thorsten Ammann (IT, Cologne), senior associates Philipp Meyer, Kristin Vogt-Schories (both Corporate/M&A), Natalie-Dilan Yerlikaya, Elena Vadolas (both Finance, all Frankfurt), Andreas Rüdiger (Data Protection, Cologne), Patrick Reuter (Finance, Frankfurt), Raffaella Rusin (Tax, Munich), associates Greta Müller (Real Estate, Frankfurt), Julia Goetzendorff (Antitrust), Svenja Mayer, Dr Deborah Fink (both Public Commercial Law), Dr Philipp Adelberg (Data Protection), Yannick Aaron Zirnstein, Verena Reichstein (all IT), Alena Herkenrath (Patent Law/Life Sciences, all Cologne), Ilgin Ayhan (Finance, Frankfurt) and David Sanchio Schele (Data Protection, Hamburg).

The Poellath team included Dr. Benedikt Hohaus (Lead; Private Equity), Dr. Tim Kaufhold, Dr. Moritz Klein (both M&A); Associate: Silke Simmer (Private Equity).

The Dechert team included Dominik Stühler, Giovanni Russo (both Private Equity/M&A), Angelo Lecara.

The Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer team was led by  Dr. Wessel Heukamp (Corporate/M&A).

The Hengeler Mueller team was led by Dr. Christian Schwandtner (Corporate/M&A).

Involved fees earner: Angelo Lecara – Dechert; Giovanni Russo – Dechert; Dominik Stühler – Dechert; Philipp Adelberg – DLA Piper; Enno Ahlenstiel – DLA Piper; Thorsten Ammann – DLA Piper; Ilgin Ayhan – DLA Piper; Raimund Behnes – DLA Piper; Wolfram Distler – DLA Piper; Dominique Ferrari – DLA Piper; Deborah Fink – DLA Piper; Burkhard Führmeyer – DLA Piper; Julia Goetzendorff – DLA Piper; Silke Goschler – DLA Piper; Georg Haberkorn – DLA Piper; Martin Heinsius – DLA Piper; Alena Herkenrath – DLA Piper; Florian Jeske – DLA Piper; Miray Kavruk – DLA Piper; Andreas Keller – DLA Piper; Hanna Lütkens – DLA Piper; Svenja Mayer – DLA Piper; Philipp Meyer – DLA Piper; Henriette Norda – DLA Piper; Semin O – DLA Piper; Kokularajah Paheenthararajah – DLA Piper; Jan Pohle – DLA Piper; Verena Reichstein – DLA Piper; Patrick Reuter – DLA Piper; Konrad Rohde – DLA Piper; Andreas Rüdiger – DLA Piper; Raffaella Rusin – DLA Piper; David Schele – DLA Piper; Christian Schneider – DLA Piper; Mathias Schulze Steinen – DLA Piper; Thilo Streit – DLA Piper; Kristin Vogt-Schories – DLA Piper; Thilo von Bodungen – DLA Piper; Susanne Weckbach – DLA Piper; Natalie-Dilan Yerlikaya – DLA Piper; Yannick Aaron Zirnstein – DLA Piper; Wessel Heukamp – Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP; Christian Schwandtner – Hengeler Mueller; Stefan Bartz – Latham & Watkins; Wolf-Tassilo Böhm – Latham & Watkins; Ralph Dräger – Latham & Watkins; Oliver Felsenstein – Latham & Watkins; Corinna Freudenmacher – Latham & Watkins; Clemens Ganz – Latham & Watkins; Sebastian Max Hauser – Latham & Watkins; Martina Hölzer – Latham & Watkins; Daniela Jaeger – Latham & Watkins; Nicolas Andreas Jung – Latham & Watkins; Susan Kempe-Mueller – Latham & Watkins; Tobias Leder – Latham & Watkins; Christina Mann – Latham & Watkins; Alena McCorkle – Latham & Watkins; Sibylle Münch – Latham & Watkins; Sven Nickel – Latham & Watkins; Maximilian Platzer – Latham & Watkins; Axel Schiemann – Latham & Watkins; Dominik Schöneberger – Latham & Watkins; Michele Maurice Stephan – Latham & Watkins; Stefan Süss – Latham & Watkins; Christoph von Laufenberg – Latham & Watkins; Benedikt Hohaus – P+P Pöllath + Partners; Tim Kaufhold – P+P Pöllath + Partners; Moritz Klein – P+P Pöllath + Partners; Silke Simmer – P+P Pöllath + Partners;

Law Firms: Dechert; DLA Piper; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP; Hengeler Mueller; Latham & Watkins; P+P Pöllath + Partners;

Clients: BC Partners; EQT Infrastructure; Hg Capital; KKR; Medifox Dan; ResMed Inc.;