Corporate transactions and partnerships

The opportunities in health and care are great if the risks are to be managed. Our deep understanding of the sector, combined with the strength of our transactional teams sets us apart in delivering health and care transactions.

As your business changes, our sector specialists advise on growth, restructuring and exits. We work with independent sector and NHS clients to deliver high value and cutting edge transactions, from acquisitions and disposals to joint ventures and re-financings.

Our experience

We help complete transactions that are right given the unique requirements and objectives of each of our clients, balancing risk, maximising opportunities and bringing a wealth of experience. We help you challenge assumptions, collaborate and hit the ground running.

Our clients

Recent highlights include:

  • US-based Tenet Healthcare’s £144 million acquisition of UK private hospital operator Aspen Healthcare
  • £650m worth of headline-grabbing and transformational projects for Virgin Care, involving the transfer of major care services and long term contracts to deliver them
  • On-going acquisitions of some 50 dental businesses for a £multibillion international healthcare provider
  • £1bn project to double the size of an NHS campus, to make one of Europe’s largest and most internationally competitive concentrations of health talent
  • £multi-hundred-million transactions and joint ventures between universities, charities, NHS hospitals and independent providers in the UK and abroad

What our clients and others say about us

“Mills & Reeve acted as an extension of our in-house legal team. Julian and his team have demonstrated in-depth knowledge of the healthcare sector and shared our values”.

"Total gratitude to you all for everything you have done to get [this transaction] over the line in a record breaking 4 weeks. There are very few teams who could have pulled this off and it's down to your attitude, quality and persistence that we did." General counsel of a healthcare client on one of several acquisitions completed recently.

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