Press Release

Kirkland Represents Owens & Minor, Inc. on Acquisition of Apria, Inc. for $1.6 Billion

Kirkland & Ellis advised Owens & Minor, Inc., (NYSE: OMI), a global healthcare solutions company, on its acquisition of Apria, Inc. (Nasdaq: APR), a leading provider of integrated home healthcare equipment and related services in the United States, for approximately $1.6 billion. The transaction enables Owens & Minor to better serve the entire patient journey and positions the company as a leader in the home healthcare market. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, and is expected to close during the first half of 2022.     

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The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Maggie Flores and Eric Schiele and associates Keli Huang, Giorgia Nagalli and Marc Holloway, capital markets partners Tim Cruickshank and Jennifer Lee, debt finance partner Thomas Dobleman and associate Lee Discher, antitrust & competition partner Andrea Murino and associate Carolina Velarde, executive compensation partner Stephen Jacobson associate Katherine Nemeth, and healthcare partners Chad Ehrenkranz and Lindsay Borgeson.