Kirkland & Ellis LLP represents Virtual Radiologic Corporation (vRad), which announced on May 12, 2015, the signing of a definitive agreement to be acquired by MEDNAX, Inc. (NYSE: MD), the national medical group specializing in neonatal, anesthesia, maternal-fetal, pediatric cardiology and other pediatric physician services, for $500 million. vRad is the leading radiology physician services and telemedicine company. It provides radiology coverage to more than 2,100 healthcare facilities across all 50 states and internationally. The transaction is expected to be completed during the second quarter of 2015. More information on the transaction is available here.
The Kirkland team included corporate partners Michael Weed and Stephen Ritchie and associates Aisha Lavinier, Sean Kramer, Katherine Bryan and Leah Eubanks; debt finance partner Chris Butler and associate Ryan Copeland; tax partner Russell Light and associate Margaret Dewar; employee benefits partner Alexandra Mihalas and associate Adria Crowe; intellectual property partner Matthew Lovell and associate Sam Hong; real estate partner Roberto Miceli and associate Anika Fischer; environmental partner Toby Chun; labor partner Matthew Keiser and associate Michael Schulman; and antitrust partner Ellen Jakovic.