Bloomberg Law
Nov. 24, 2021, 11:55 AM

Four Firms Lead as Bain Capital, H&F Buy Athenahealth

Rick Mitchell

Kirkland & Ellis is advising Bain Capital and Hellman & Friedman LLC on their agreement to buy Athenahealth Inc., a health care information technology company, in a $17 billion deal.

Milbank is representing Athenahealth and seller Veritas Capital, according to a statement. Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher said it’s advising seller Evergreen Coast Capital. Veritas Capital and Evergreen are both retaining minority stakes in Athenahealth.

Dechert said it’s advising Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC, which, according to the deal statement, is among a group of new investors in Athenahealth. That group also includes a wholly owned subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi ...

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