CHICAGO (December 20, 2012) — McDermott Will & Emery LLP represented the private equity firm J.W. Childs Equity Partners III, L.P. in the sale of CHG Healthcare Services, Inc., the nation’s leading healthcare staffing company, to an investor group. The sale of CHG Healthcare Services closed on November 19, 2012.
The investor group included Green Equity Investors V, L.P. and Green Equity Investors Side V, L.P., which are funds managed by Leonard Green & Partners L.P., and Ares Corporate Opportunities Fund III, L.P., a fund managed by Ares Management LLC.
McDermott represented J.W. Childs in the initial acquisition of CHG Healthcare Services in December of 2006 and continued to represent CHG Healthcare Services throughout the J.W. Childs’ ownership. Founded in 1995, J.W. Childs, a Boston-based private equity firm focuses on leveraged buyout and recapitalization transactions for middle-market growth companies.
“We are delighted to have assisted J.W. Childs in this very successful investment,” said Bernard S. Kramer, a McDermott partner who has represented J.W. Childs Associates in a number of transactions.
In addition to Mr. Kramer, the McDermott deal team included partners Eric Orsic, Raam Jani, Bill Pomierski, Jeff Holdvogt, and Dan Zucker as well as associates Cole Parker and Carla Hine.
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