Press Release

Kirkland Represents Bain Capital Private Equity in Acquisition of Epic Health Services

Kirkland & Ellis LLP represents Bain Capital Private Equity, which announced today it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Epic Health Services, the foremost United States provider of home health care services to medically-fragile children. Epic Health Services will continue to be operated by its current management team under the leadership of President and Chief Executive Officer Chris Roussos.  Financial terms of the private purchase from Webster Capital were not disclosed. The transaction is expected to close during the first quarter of 2017. More information on the transaction is available here.

The Kirkland team includes corporate partner Matthew O’Brien and associates Christopher Elder and Lauren Dragich, and debt finance partners Linda Myers, Michelle Kilkenney and Thomas Dobleman.

Barclays, BMO Capital Markets and RBC Capital Markets LLC served as financial advisors to Bain Capital Private Equity and are providing committed financing for the transaction. PwC LLP is acting as accounting advisor to Bain Capital Private Equity. Goldman Sachs & Co. served as the exclusive financial advisor, and Goodwin Procter LLP acted as legal counsel to Epic Health Services and Webster Capital.