McGuireWoods advised Dallas private equity firm Latticework Capital
Management and its portfolio company, American Veterinary Group (AVG), in
its sale to Oak Hill Capital, a New York private equity firm. The deal
closed March 16, 2021.
Latticework is a growth-oriented private equity firm focused exclusively on
the healthcare industry. McGuireWoods has advised Latticework in numerous
transactions, including its 2015 investment in AVG, which has grown to a
network of 150 veterinarians in 50 practices and urgent care clinics
throughout the South and Southeast.
Akash Sethi led the McGuireWoods deal team, which included associates
Ryan Durham and Erin Ball.
Gerald V. Thomas II and associate
Ashlin Aldinger assisted on tax issues and partner
Brent Justus advised on antitrust issues.
“We were proud to represent Latticework and AVG throughout the company’s
growth and eventual sale to Oak Hill Capital and to leverage our
significant capabilities in healthcare private equity deals for our
clients’ benefit,” Sethi said.
McGuireWoods consistently ranks among the leading law firms for U.S. and
global M&A deals, including private equity transactions. The firm earned top 10 rankings for U.S. and global M&A deals completed in 2020 in league tables published by Refinitiv and Bloomberg.