Cozen O’Connor Represents Albaron Partners in First Private Equity Exit in U.S. Podiatry

Tuesday, January 9, 2024

PHILADELPHIA, January 9, 2024 — Cozen O’Connor advised Albaron Partners, a middle-market private equity firm focused on founder-led health care companies, in its sale of Albaron Podiatry Holdings LLC d/b/a Beyond Podiatry, a leader in the management of podiatric medicine in the Midwest, to CUC Inc. The deal represents the first private equity exit in U.S. podiatry history.

The transaction, which closed on January 5, 2024, and valued the business at $87 million, resulted in a 100% cash exit for Albaron Partners. The deal marked the first U.S. acquisition for CUC Inc.

The Cozen O’Connor team was led by Anna M. McDonough and included David S. Nelson, Marco Biagiotti, James W. Forsyth, Eric Huang, Robert S. Kaplan, Danielle E. Sapega, and Christopher R. Raphaely.

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