Hengeler Mueller advises Waterland on sale of holding in Zentrum Gesundheit

28. March 2019

Waterland Private Equity ("Waterland") has sold its majority stake in Zentrum Gesundheit to NORD Holding Unternehmensbeteiligung GmbH. Zentrum Gesundheit is an association of experienced specialist ophthalmologists and offers comprehensive services covering the entire range of ophthalmologic complaints under one roof. Since Waterland's investment in 2017, Zentrum Gesundheit has progressed to become the largest group of outpatient ophthalmic surgery and diagnostic centers in Lower Saxony and Bremen. The group employs more than 230 staff (including more than 30 ophthalmologists).

Hengeler Mueller advised Waterland on the transaction. The team included partners Alexander Nolte, Martin Ulbrich (both M&A), Alf-Henrik Bischke (Antitrust) (all Düsseldorf), Nikolaus Vieten (Financing, Frankfurt), Christian Schwandtner (Management Participation) and Dirk Uwer (Health Care) (both Düsseldorf), counsel Gunther Wagner (Tax, Munich) as well as associates Tobias Schneiders (M&A), Michael Schramm (Health Care), Alexander von Bernstorff (M&A) (all Düsseldorf) and Henning Hilke (Financing, Frankfurt).