Kirkland & Ellis advised SOC Telemed, the largest national provider of specialty acute care telemedicine, on its acquisition of Forefront Telecare, a leading virtual behavioral health company serving vulnerable adults nationwide across the care continuum. SOC Telemed is a portfolio company of Patient Square Capital, a dedicated health care investment firm. The acquisition significantly expands SOC Telemed’s existing behavioral health offering, provider network, and clinical capabilities. Following the acquisition SOC Telemed will be renamed Access TeleCare.
The Kirkland team was led by corporate partner Ryan Brissette and associate Zach Miller with support from partner Michael Weisser, debt finance partners Jason Kanner and John Ilardo and associate Yoonie Han, tax partner Mark Schwed, executive compensation partner Rohit Nafday, and labor and employment partner Risa Salins.