Ropes & Gray Counsels Madison Dearborn Partners on Regulatory Issues in Walgreen Infusion Services Acquisition
Chicago-based private equity investment firm Madison Dearborn Partners acquired a majority interest in Walgreen Infusion Services from Walgreen Co. in a transaction announced Jan. 20. Walgreens Infusion Services is one of the largest providers of home and alternate treatment site infusion services in the country, with 89 infusion pharmacies and 110 alternate treatment sites in 40 states. Ropes & Gray provided regulatory counsel to Madison Dearborn Partners in connection with the deal, which is expected to close in the second quarter of 2015, subject to regulatory requirements and other conditions.
The Ropes & Gray team included health care partner Deborah Gersh (Chicago) and private equity partner Matthew Richards (Chicago).