International law firm McDermott Will & Emery represented WindRose Health Investors, LLC, a New York-based healthcare private equity firm, in the strategic cross-border business combination agreement of Lykan Bioscience, LLC, an innovative contract development and manufacturing services organization (CDMO) focused on cell-based therapies, with RoslinCT, a Scotland-based cell therapy CDMO owned by GHO Capital Partners.
The business combination was announced August 4, 2022 and will create a leading advanced cell therapy CDMO offering process development expertise and cGMP manufacturing for a broad range of autologous and allogeneic cell therapies, with unparalleled expertise in gene editing and industry-leading induced Pluripotent Stem Cell (iPSC) capabilities.
McDermott also represented WindRose in two additional recent transactions, including the debt financing and recapitalization of RevHealth, one of the largest independent providers of omnichannel healthcare communications to the life sciences industry; and its strategic investment in Brown Parker & DeMarinis Advertising, Inc., LLC, a hospital- and health system-focused provider of data-driven marketing solutions.
The cross-border US, UK, Germany and Belgium McDermott team was led by Kristian Werling, and included Jarrett Szczesny, Nora Klein, Sarah Bro, Michael Bruno, Ty Carson, Andrew Granek, Kevin Hall, Gregory Heltzer, Jeffrey Holdvogt, Jacob Hollinger, Graham Hyman, Brian Mead, David Neville, Dan O’Neil, Alex Ruiz, Christina Sanchez and Calum Thom.
Read Lykan Biosciences and RoslinCT’s combined press release here.
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