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Freshfields advises CompuGroup Medical on acquisition of Insight Health

Global law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (‘Freshfields’) advises CompuGroup Medical SE & Co KGaA (‘CGM’) on the planned acquisition of Insight Health Gruppe, a leading health care data services specialist. CGM is one of the world's leading e-health companies and strengthens its position in the area of innovative data solutions with the acquisition. Merger control approval by the relevant authorities is still pending, the transaction is expected to close during the next months.

The products and services developed by Insight Health enable individual and customer-specific market analyses based on extensive data sources. These are fed by the full survey of all statutory health insurance prescriptions via pharmacy data centers, the full survey of pharmaceutical wholesalers and a pharmacy panel of 5,800 continuously contributing pharmacies.

With Insight Health, CGM complements its solution portfolio with market and care data, increasing transparency in the health care market for physicians and patients as well as the entire industry, enabling informed decisions and optimizing day-to-day work.

Freshfields has advised CGM in the past, most recently in 2021 on the acquisition of the software companies VISUS Health IT and KMS Vertrieb und Services AG as well as in 2020 on the acquisition of US company eMDs, Inc.

The Freshfields team comprises Principal Associate Philipp Pütz (Lead), Partner Stephan Waldhausen (both Corporate, Düsseldorf), Associate Sandy Ge (Corporate, Düsseldorf) and Gaëlle Diserens (Berlin). The team also includes Partner Philipp Redeker, Associate Sören Lehmann (both Tax, Düsseldorf), Partner Peter Niggemann, Associate Michael Bakowitz (both Antitrust, Düsseldorf), Partner Theresa Ehlen (IP/IT and Data Protection, Düsseldorf/Frankfurt), Partner Christoph Werkmeister (Düsseldorf), Associate Arne Brest (Hamburg), Principal Associate Tibor Szigetvari (Frankfurt, all Data Protection), Principal Associate Marius Scherb (Hamburg), Associate Marius Li-Yang Stein (Frankfurt, both IP/IT), Counsel Thomas Granetzny (Düsseldorf), Associate Manuel Jäger (both Labour Law, Düsseldorf), Associate Julian Spatz (Commercial, Düsseldorf), Principal Associate Sarah Kutsche and Associate Julian Reinecke (both Real Estate, Düsseldorf).