Sidley is representing LifePoint Health in its acquisition of Kindred Healthcare. The combination of LifePoint Health and Kindred Healthcare will create a leading diversified healthcare delivery network with expanded services, resources, and expertise to grow and invest in community healthcare while advancing LifePoint’s mission of making communities healthier. LifePoint’s healthcare delivery model is based on providing high-quality care to the communities it serves. Since its founding in 1999, LifePoint has forged strategic partnerships that bring together the capabilities needed to enhance the delivery of quality care and better serve LifePoint patients and communities.
This transaction was led by New York Private Equity partners Adam Weinstein and Tony Feuerstein as well as Chicago Healthcare partner Meena Datta. The Corporate team included associates Sara Carian, Christian Bennardo, Kathryn Betts, Roy Cohen, Robert Garritano, Katherine Gomer, Ashley Krause, Isaiah Marcano, Jake McDonough, and Taylor Wood. The Healthcare team was also led by partner Jaime Jones and associate Jon Zucker and, in addition, included partner Catherine Starks as well as associates Jesse Burbank, Megan Coggeshall, Whitney Nebolisa, Kim Schroer, Catherine Stewart, and Meghan Weinberg. Partners Ankur Gupta and Ben Kirschner provided healthcare real estate counsel. Real Estate partners Rob Golub and Adam Verstandig as well as associates Einass Abdelmoula, Darby Brown, Maria Hera, S. Joey Lam, Michael Mouridy, Ethan Munsill, Maeghan Murphy, Will Otter, Jessica Royel, Matt Wholey, and Michael David Williams supported this transaction. Additional team members include: Employee Benefits partner Lauren Gallagher and associates Karim Pirani and Tom Topping; Labor, Employment and Immigration counsel Eric Hoffman and associates Natalie Chan and Emily Morgan; Technology & IP Transactions partner Jennifer Coplan, counsel Dusan Clark, and associates Rachelle Soderstrom and Grace Walton; Telecom and Internet Competition senior counsel Mark Schneider; FCC associate Marc Korman; Privacy and Cybersecurity partner Sujit Raman as well as associates Stephen McInerney and Mark Prior; Litigation partners Chris Egleson and Alex Kaplan as well as associates Ariel Atlas, Cassandra Liu, Debbie Sands, and Charlotte Newell.