Kaye Scholer is representing Emergency Medical Services Corporation (“EMSC”) in its $3.2 billion acquisition by private equity firm, Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, LLC. EMSC, acquired in 2004 by the Canadian private equity firm Onex Corp. and its affiliates, is a leading provider of emergency medical services in the United States. EMSC operates two business units: American Medical Response, Inc., the leading provider of ambulance services in the United States, and EmCare Holdings Inc., a leading provider of outsourced physician services to healthcare facilities. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter, subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory approvals and approval by the company’s stockholders.
The Kaye Scholer team includes Senior Corporate Partner Joel I. Greenberg, Partners Lynn Toby Fisher, Edmond Gabbay, Louis Tuchman and Jeffrey L. London, and Associates Corinne A. Mattli, Peter Danias and Tiffany Graddick.