Four Firms Grab Roles on Pair of Health Care Deals Totaling $1.4 Billion

, The Am Law Daily


The health care industry continued its recent run as a hub of transactional work Monday, as leading U.S. insurer WellPoint turned to Linklaters for counsel on its roughly $900 million purchase of contact lens retailer 1-800 Contacts from private equity firm Fenway Partners, while Universal Health Services tapped Cravath to advise on its $517 million acquisition of Ascend Health.

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