Deal Note: Gibson Dunn Represents Apria Healthcare in Acquisition of Coram Healthcare

December 7, 2007

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP’s Health Care and Life Sciences Group is pleased to announce its representation of Apria Healthcare Group Inc. in connection with its acquisition of Coram, Inc., a provider of home infusion and specialty pharmaceutical services.  The cash transaction is valued at $350 million.  The combined infusion division, to be headquartered in Denver, Colorado, will provide care for more than 100,000 patients annually in all 50 states.

Gibson Dunn’s team is led by Andrew Bogen, a partner in the firm’s Corporate Transactions Practice Group, and Jeffrey Le Sage, a partner in the firm’s Corporate Transactions and Health Care and Life Sciences Practice Groups, and includes Scott Davies, Candice Choh, Robyn Zolman, Kristin Blazewicz and Hari Raman on corporate, Jeff Hudson and Scott Jacobs on finance, Dora Arash on tax, Sean Feller on benefits, Sam Newman on bankruptcy and Sean Royall, Sandy Pfunder and Adam Di Vincenzo on antitrust.

Details of this transaction are available on the Apria Healthcare website.

Gibson Dunn’s Health Care and Life Sciences Group represents a broad array of companies involved in health care and the life sciences, including hospital and nursing home operators, pharmaceutical companies, medical device manufacturers, payors, and biotechnology companies, as well as investors in and advisors to such companies. Our corporate and transactional lawyers assist clients in connection with domestic and international public and private mergers and acquisitions, financings, securities offerings, corporate governance, licensing, development and distributorship arrangements, among other transactions.

For additional information on this matter, please contact the Gibson Dunn attorney with whom you work, Jeffrey Le Sage (213-229-7504, [email protected]) in Gibson Dunn’s Los Angeles office, or any member of the firm’s Health Care and Life Sciences Practice Group.

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