Willkie Advises Founder in Sale of RHM Group to Waterland Private Equity

December 28, 2010

Waterland Private Equity acquires RHM Group clinics and nursing homes from its founder, and plans a strategic expansion of the company’s presence in the German nursing and rehabilitation market through acquisitions.

On December 28, it was announced that Waterland Private Equity has acquired the RHM Group clinics and nursing homes from its founder, represented by Willkie, and plans a strategic expansion of the company’s presence in the German nursing and rehabilitation market through acquisitions. The transaction is subject to antitrust approval of the Federal Cartel Authority. Founded 30 years ago, RHM has established itself as one of the leading, integrated medical health companies in Germany. RHM owns approximately 1,300 beds in specialized clinics for rehabilitation and acute care, provides about 600 beds for nursing care for the elderly, and offers both ambulatory and stationary health services in its six locations in Germany.

The Willkie team, led by partners Mario Schmidt and Dr. Stefan Jörgens, included partners Dr. Patrick Meiisel, Dr. Bettina Bokeloh and Dr. Christian Rolf, and associates Jan Wilms, Tobias Daubert, Tobias Dietrich, Dr. Roman Kasten, Jochen Riechwald, Sabine Weber and Dr. Matthias Werner.