Fried Frank acted as counsel to Goldman Sachs as financial advisor to LifePoint Health in its US$5.6 billion acquisition by Apollo Global Management. Apollo plans to merge LifePoint with RCCH HealthCare Partners, folding the two health care providers into one company (to be known only as LifePoint Health). The transaction includes US$2.9 billion of LifePoint's net debt and minority interest.
The Fried Frank team was led by corporate partner Philip Richter and included corporate special counsel Brian A. Blitz.