WARSAW, November 26, 2020 - Greenberg Traurig is acting as legal advisor for Abris CEE Mid-Market Fund III L.P., managed by Abris Capital Ltd., in the acquisition of Scanmed S.A., a leading provider of full profile private medical care operating in 42 locations across Poland.
Abris CEE Mid-Market Fund III, via its portfolio company, entered into a preliminary share purchase agreement with an affiliate of LifeHealthcare Group, for the acquisition of 100% of the shares in Scanmed S.A. The completion of the transaction is subject to customary antitrust clearances and the consent of the South Africa Reserve Bank.
Greenberg Traurig is providing comprehensive legal advice with respect to the transaction. The acquisition of Scanmed Group by Abris CEE Mid-Market Fund III is another example of Greenberg Traurig’s leading position with respect to the recent activity in the private equity sector in Poland.
The transaction is supervised by Senior Partner Lejb Fogelman and led by Local Partner Michał Bobrzyński with principal support from Senior Associate Magdalena Medyńska.
The team also includes: Local Partner Anna Hałas-Krawczyk, Senior Associates Mateusz Koronkiewicz, Maciej Pietrzak, Agnieszka Stopińska, Anna Wiśniewska, Zuzanna Bafia and Associates Angelika Makar, Krzysztof Popławski, Michał Bałdowski, Marcin Gralewski, Aleksander Kłys, as well as Adam Anduła.
Abris Capital Partners is a leading independent private equity fund manager, investing in Central Europe. With investment capital of over EUR 1.2 billion, Abris has obtained financial backing from many leading global investment institutions. Abris seeks to identify, and partner with, the most successful and dynamic mid-market businesses with a high potential and has completed over 26 investments in Poland and Central Europe over the last decade.
Scanmed is one of the largest private entities operating in the health care system in Poland and the second largest private cardiac care provider. For over a decade Scanmed has been offering its patients access to comprehensive treatment methods, high quality medical equipment and experienced specialists. It operates in 42 locations throughout Poland, providing hospital treatment, basic medical care, specialist consultations and advanced diagnostics.
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