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CMS Bureau Francis Lefebvre advises CompuGroup Medical AG in relation to the acquisition of Imagine Editions and Imagine Assistance and their HelloDoc software

27/01/2014

CMS Bureau Francis Lefebvre advised CompuGroup Medical AG on the acquisition of Imagine Editions and Imagine Assistance and their HelloDoc software. This transaction allowed CompuGroup Medical AG to double its market share in the French sector for information systems designed for doctors.

CompuGroup Medical AG, one of the world leaders in eHealth solutions, concluded an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in Imagine Editions and Imagine Assistance, two companies based in Soulac-sur-Mer (France). Since this transaction, the number of doctors using CompuGroup Medical AG software has doubled (40,000 practitioners). That makes CompuGroup Medical AG number one in the market for information systems designed for doctors in France, as it continues on the road of sustainable growth and development of its market share.

With "HelloDoc", Imagine Editions and Imagine Assistance offer one of the most popular software applications among GPs, paediatricians and dentists for more than 25 years. This software is used by around 20,000 professionals. At the same time as HelloDoc, both companies offer remote secretarial and data backup services to healthcare professionals. They employed a total of 110 people and recorded turnover of 7.2 million euros in 2013.

About CompuGroup Medical AG
CompuGroup Medical is one of the leading eHealth companies in the world. Its software products are designed to support all medical and organisational activities in doctors’ offices, pharmacies and hospitals. Its information services for all parties involved in the healthcare system and its web-based personal health records contribute towards safer and more efficient healthcare. CompuGroup Medical’s services are based on a unique customer base of over 385,000 doctors, dentists, hospitals, pharmacies and networks as well as other service providers. With locations in 19 countries and customers in 43 countries worldwide, CompuGroup Medical is the eHealth company with one of the highest coverage among eHealth service providers. Approximately 4,000 highly qualified employees support customers with innovative solutions for the steadily growing demands of the healthcare system.

For this transaction, CompuGroup Medical AG was advised by CMS Bureau Francis Lefebvre with Jacques Isnard (partner), Marc Flamand and Nina Chevrier dealing with Corporate aspects, Anne-Laure Villedieu (partner) with contract law aspects, Aline Divo (partner), Charlotte Félizot and Laurent Toulze with property law aspects, François Hellio (partner), Johann Roc’h and Ambroise Lecoeur with corporation tax aspects, Henri Bitar (partner) and Nadera Massoma with VAT aspects and Alexis Bussac with local taxation aspects.

The vendors were advised by Olivier Iteanu and Caroline Langer of the Iteanu form.


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