Press Release

Kirkland Represents Madison Dearborn Partners on Sale of Kaufman, Hall & Associates to Vizient, Inc.

Kirkland & Ellis advised Madison Dearborn Partners on the sale of Kaufman, Hall & Associates, LLC, a strategic advisor to the healthcare industry, to Vizient, Inc., the nation's largest provider-driven healthcare performance improvement company. The planned acquisition brings together two of the industry's most trusted advisors to help healthcare organizations deliver high-quality patient care to their communities. Through their industry-leading data assets and complementary clinical, strategic and financial expertise, the combined organization will be able to help solve healthcare organizations' most complex challenges.

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The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Mark Fennell and Nick Cast and associate Jason Grover; and tax partners Rachel Cantor and Christine Lehman.