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Latham & Watkins Advises Fresenius on Sale of Further Parts of the Vamed Business

May 8, 2024
A corporate team represents global healthcare group on the transaction with PORR and STRABAG in Austria.

Latham & Watkins has advised global healthcare group Fresenius on the sale of further parts of the Vamed business in Austria. The buyer is an Austrian consortium consisting of the construction companies Porr and Strabag. The transaction includes the Vamed units responsible for the technical management of the Vienna General Hospital (AKH Vienna), the Austrian project business of the Health Tech Engineering segment, and shares in several thermal spas in Austria.

Fresenius SE was represented inhouse with a legal team led by head of legal M&A/ Transformation Jan Winzen with Katharina Engels, Lisa Schickling, and Lukas Fleck.

VAMED was represented inhouse with a legal team led by head of legal Per-Oliver Gustavson and deputy head of legal Ingrid Vergeiner.

Latham & Watkins LLP represented Fresenius with a team led by corporate partner Tobias Larisch, with counsel Lucas Schweitzer and associates Katharina Intfeld, Jaschar Mirkhani, Jakob Baldes, Katharina Steinbrueck, Alexander Pfeifer, and Jan Gocha. Advice was also provided on tax matters by partner Tobias Klass, with associate Manuela Minsel; on IP matters by partner Susan Kempe Mueller, with associate Daniela Jaeger; on antitrust matters by partner Max Hauser, with associate Helena Hofmann; on compliance matters by counsel Stefan Bartz; and on data privacy matters by counsel Wolf-Tassilo Böhm.