September 23, 2014
Dr Michael Hinderer, Dr Georg Schultze, Tobias Levedag
GCA Altium advises on the sale of ATOS Kliniken to MEDIAN Kliniken
GCA Altium advised the majority shareholder of ATOS on the sale of ATOS Kliniken to MEDIAN Kliniken GmbH & Co. The sale includes the majority of three operating subsidiaries (clinics in Heidelberg and Munich and rehabilitation operations in Heidelberg) as well as a property holding owning prime real estate in Heidelberg used by the Heidelberg operations. This transaction underlines GCA Altium’s leading expertise in the healthcare clinics segment.
ATOS Kliniken is a premium provider of inter-disciplinary medical services in Heidelberg and Munich. The Group comprises a total of 33 specialised medical practices and nine operating rooms, backed by ownership of the Heidelberg clinic real estate assets. Services range from simple health checks to highly complex surgical procedures, with a focus on orthopaedics, and particularly on the shoulders, knees and ankles. Patients include some of the best known national and international names from the world of sports. The sale was intended to allow the main shareholder, Prof. Habermeyer, to make provisions for his succession in ownership and focus on his operational and medical tasks.
MEDIAN Kliniken is a German clinic company which currently has 43 facilities and approximately 9’000 beds. The association employs approximately 7’500 staff. The clinics are particularly specialised in neurological, cardiological, psychosomatic and orthopaedic rehabilitation. In addition, the association includes specialist hospitals and care facilities. The company has been in existence for more than 40 years and has its headquarters in Berlin. In rehabilitation medicine, MEDIAN Kliniken are the German market leader in terms of private clinic companies. MEDIAN is a portfolio company of Advent and Marcol.