ATLANTA (May 10, 2021) – Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP (SGR) is pleased to announce that the firm served as legal counsel to Aptitude Health Holdings, LLC (Aptitude Health), a global healthcare company, in a merger transaction whereby Linden Capital Partners (Linden), a Chicago-based healthcare private equity firm acquired a majority interest in Aptitude Health. The transaction closed May 3, 2021.
The primary SGR Legal Team included Partner Jonathan Minnen, Partner Tom Hong, and Associates Heiko Gruenwald and Hen Feder in the Mergers & Acquisitions Practice. Partners Susan Atkinson in the Health Care Practice, Brandon Sherlinski in the Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Practice, and Kate Rowe in the Intellectual Property Practice also assisted.
Kirkland & Ellis LLP served as legal advisor to Linden.
About Aptitude Health
Aptitude Health is a global healthcare company dedicated to transforming the world’s growing scientific and clinical knowledge into better cancer patient outcomes. Aptitude Health’s evidenced-based solutions assist life science companies seeking to identify, develop, and commercialize oncology and hematology innovations. The Company has a proven track record of providing detailed clinical insights and support to over 55 major life science companies globally. Aptitude Health’s medical expertise is backed by unparalleled access to over 2,200 global disease state experts and community-based oncologists/hematologists. Visit www.aptitudehealth.com for more information.
About Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP
SGR is a full service, international law firm that advises regional, national and global businesses on a wide range of legal matters. The firm’s 250 attorneys provide legal counsel in more than 45 specialized practice areas, including corporate transactions, litigation, intellectual property, aviation, banking, real estate, construction, employment law, and employee benefits and executive compensation. Founded in 1893, SGR has offices in Atlanta, Austin, Jacksonville, London, Los Angeles, Miami, Munich, New York, Southampton, and Washington, D.C.