July 17, 2018

Doctari, a Berlin-based healthcare staffing company, was acquired by Vitruvian Partners.

Willkie acted as legal advisor to Permira Credit Solutions III G.P. Limited with respect to the financing for a partnership between Vitruvian Partners and doctari.

Founded in 2008, doctari is one of the leading HR service providers in the German health care sector with 100 employees. As of 2018 doctari matched 15,000 trained specialists with 5,000 medical facilities.

Vitruvian acquired doctari from the company’s founding shareholders. The company’s founders will retain a relevant stake in the business.

The financing was extended by funds advised by Permira Debt Managers. Permira Debt Managers (“PDM”) is one of Europe’s leading specialist debt investors, advising investment funds and products which have provided more than €5 billion of debt capital to over 120 European businesses.

Owned by Permira and PDM’s partners, PDM was established in 2007 and aims to partner with high quality, growing businesses across Europe to provide the capital they require and generate market-leading risk adjusted returns for investors. Permira, founded in 1985, is an international investment firm with more than 200 employees, working in fourteen offices around the world, with €32 billion committed capital.

The Willkie team included partner Jan Wilms and national partner Dr. Jasmin Dettmar, as well as associate Dr. Laura Pfirrmann.