Care Market

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As the population in Germany ages, care and retirement homes are one of the fastest-growing sectors in the country. As such, they are attracting increasing attention from investors. A major factor here is that demand for care services is largely independent of the economic cycle. The high potential for consolidation in the sector is also a powerful driver: investment in social welfare facilities offers attractive prospects.

Expertise in all the legal issues facing care facilities

CMS Germany ranks among the foremost law firms with wide-ranging expertise in the care market. Our clients include investors, banks, operators, project developers and public bodies. Our hand-picked teams advise them on a wide range of projects:

  • M&A and private equity transactions, including auction and tendering procedures
  • Establishing, structuring and financing funds, and preparing the relevant prospectuses
  • Mergers, conversions and restructuring of corporate groups
  • Support for privatisations and PPP projects Operator agreements, especially leases and management agreements
  • Project development for new care home properties and advice during construction when converting existing properties
  • Employment law issues: collective and individual employment law, social security law, transfer of business and secondments
  • Restructuring and rescue; acquisition of insolvent companies
  • Advice for management teams
  • Succession arrangements for private care home operators

Law Firm of the Year for Healthcare

JUVE Guide, 2018/2019
30/07/2021
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