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News May 05, 2016

Shearman & Sterling Advises on Phoenix Healthcare’s Acquisition of Hospitals of CITIC Medical

Shearman & Sterling is advising Hong Kong-listed Phoenix Healthcare on its approximately US$160 million acquisition of hospitals of CITIC Medical & Health Group (CITIC Medical).

CITIC Medical is a wholly owned subsidiary of CITIC Group Corporation, a large-scale state-owned enterprise under the administration of the State Council of the PRC. It is principally engaged in the businesses of medical and healthcare services and other related businesses.

Shearman & Sterling has advised on a number of high-profile Hong Kong and US public M&A and capital markets transactions in 2016. Recent and notable representations include advising Phoenix Healthcare on its acquisition of certain hospital businesses of China Resources Healthcare Group; advising the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Mindray Medical on its approximately US$3 billion take-private transaction; advising the underwriters on Hutchison China MediTech’s US IPO; and advising on Sinco Pharmaceuticals’ Hong Kong IPO.

The Shearman & Sterling team is led by partner Peter Chen, with support from counsel Vanessa Poon and Edward Bong; and associate Stephen Luo (all Hong Kong-Capital Markets).