PLMJ has advised, together with Allen & Overy, A.P. Moller Holding A/S on the purchase of Unilabs
On the buyers’ side, the operation was coordinated by Allen & Overy, with PLMJ advising on the Portuguese jurisdiction through a multidisciplinary team comprising of 30 lawyers.
The team from PLMJ was led by Diogo Perestrelo (pictured right), co-coordinating partner of the Corporate/M&A team, Eduardo Nogueira Pinto, (pictured top left) coordinating partner in the area of Health, Life Sciences and Pharmaceuticals and Ricardo Oliveira (pictured bottom left), coordinating partner in the European and Competition area. It included the support of coordinating associates Guilherme Seabra Galante, coordinating associate in the area of Corporate M&A, José Maria Formosinho Sanchez, coordinating associate in the area of Dispute Resolution, Mariana Paiva coordinating associate in the area of Labor and Raquel Freitas, coordinating associate in the Public area.
With an annual turnover of over €2.3 billion, Unilabs is the largest provider of healthcare diagnostic services in Portugal and one of the largest in Europe, being present in 3 continents and 16 countries. It has more than 200 laboratories, 180 imaging centers and 12,600 workers, operating in 15 European countries.