Epstein Becker Green Represents Medical System in Asset Purchase of St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Maryland

November 30, 2012

On November 30, 2012, Epstein Becker Green client University of Maryland Medical System ("UMMS") signed an asset purchase agreement to acquire Saint Joseph's Medical Center ("St. Joseph's"), a 263-bed nonprofit, regional medical center located in Towson, Maryland, from Catholic Health Initiatives ("CHI"). UMMS also committed to capital improvements and programmatic development at St. Joseph's. The transaction took effect on December 1, 2012.

Epstein Becker Green's representation of UMMS in this matter included, among other things:

  • providing assistance in due diligence;
  • transitioning Saint Joseph's compliance efforts;
  • counseling on antitrust matters and helping procure an early termination of the Hart-Scott-Rodino review period; and
  • assisting in-house counsel in evaluating and negotiating disclosure schedules and transition matters.

The Epstein Becker Green team representing UMMS included Dale C. Van Demark, Jason B. Caron, Joel C. Rush, Dawn R. Helak, Patricia M. Wagner, Ross K. Friedberg, and Colin G. McCulloch.