Hengeler Mueller advises Waterland Private Equity on acquisition of RHM Kliniken und Pflegeheime

28. December 2010

Waterland Private Equity (Waterland) has acquired the RHM Kliniken und Pflegeheime (RHM – medical centres and nursing homes) from founder Rolf-Henning Mayer and is planning a growth strategy in the German nursing and rehabilitation market to strengthen further and expand nationally RHM’s regional market presence by way of acquisitions. RHM is equipped with in excess of 1,300 beds in specialist medical centres for rehabilitation and acute medicine to treat patients with somatic and psychosomatic disorders. The RHM Group also has more than 600 beds for the care of the sick and elderly. RHM provides both out- and in-patient health care services at six locations all over Germany. The transaction is still subject to approval by the Federal Cartel Office.

Hengeler Mueller has advised Waterland on this acquisition. The Hengeler Mueller team included partners Jochen Vetter (M&A, Munich), Ulrich Blech (M&A, Berlin), Alexander Nolte (M&A, Düsseldorf), Stefanie Beinert, Matthias Scheifele (both Tax, Frankfurt), Thomas O. Cron (Financing, Frankfurt), Christoph Stadler (Competition, Düsseldorf), counsel Katharina Wodarz (Health Care, Berlin) as well as associates Michael Brellochs (M&A, Munich), Tobias de Raet (M&A, Düsseldorf), Dr. Alexander Henne (M&A, Munich), Josef Hofschroer, Nicolai Lagoni (both M&A, Berlin), Anna Kostić (Tax, Frankfurt), Anne Isabell Krämer (Labour, Frankfurt), Christian Quabeck (M&A, Berlin), Peter Wehner (Labour, Frankfurt) and Manuel Zandt (Competition, Düsseldorf).