Cuatrecasas, through its Lima office, has advised Grupo Verme on the acquisition of the Peruvian hospital operations of the Fresenius healthcare group and its Spanish subsidiary QuironSalud. Clifford Chance advised QuironSalud on the transaction.
The portfolio sold consists of QuironSalud’s stake in the flagship hospital Clínica Ricardo Palma, located in Lima. Entities of the Verme family, which currently own a stake in the hospital, will acquire this stake, together with other local investors.
Cuatrecasas’ team included partners Oscar Trelles (pictured left), Diego Carrión (pictured centre, left), Juan Pablo Porto (pictured centre, right) and Iván Blume (pictured right), senior associate Mónica Gálvez, and associates Maria Fe Alvarez Calderón, Angélica Congrains, Stephanie Torres, Javier Berrospi, Pablo Ferreyros.
Clifford Chance’s cross-border, multi-disciplinary team advising on the transaction was led by partner Javier Amantegui, assisted by senior associate Javier Montañés and associate Beatriz Melo, with support from associates Andreína Velásquez, Carlos Aleixandre and Xabier Olabarri. Lawyer María Sabau advised on the financial aspects of the transaction.