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Kohlberg & Company Affiliate Acquires SouthernCare

Paul, Weiss advised KSOC Holdings Inc., an affiliate of Kohlberg & Company, L.L.C., in its acquisition of SouthernCare, Inc., a leading provider of comprehensive hospice care. SouthernCare's 1,500-plus caregivers play an integral role in the lives of patients and family members by reducing pain and enhancing quality of life, caring for more than 3,000 terminally ill patients on a daily basis. SouthernCare delivers these services through an interdisciplinary team of physicians, nurses, spiritual counselors and a broad set of volunteers. The transaction was announced on December 2.

The Paul, Weiss team representing KSOC Holdings in the transaction included corporate partners Angelo Bonvino and Thomas de la Bastide III and counsel Stephen K. Koo; the employee benefits lawyers were partner Lawrence I. Witdorchic and counsel Maureen A. Riley; the intellectual property lawyer was partner Charles H. Googe Jr.; the real estate lawyer was partner Meredith J. Kane; the environmental lawyer was partner Gaines Gwathmey; and the tax lawyer was partner David W. Mayo.

December 6, 2011

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