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Goodmans Deals & Cases

This section contains brief summaries of selected significant cases and transactions.  You'll also find representative lists  - by year - of major transactions and cases where Goodmans' involvement is a matter of public record or where inclusion in the list has been authorized by our clients.

Frazier Healthcare Acquires Orthotic Holdings Inc.


Areas Competition, Antitrust and Foreign Investment, Corporate Finance and Securities, Employment and Labour, Environmental Law, Health Care Law, Intellectual Property , Pensions, Private Equity, Tax


Goodmans represented Frazier Healthcare, a leading provider of growth equity and venture capital to emerging healthcare service and biopharma companies in connection with its acquisition of Orthotic Holdings Inc. (“OHI”) from majority owner, Incline Equity Partners on April 8, 2013. OHI is a holding company of Langer Biomechanics, Arizona AFO and The Orthotic Group. Through these three brands, OHI is the leading North American manufacturer, marketer and distributor of predominantly custom and branded medical products that treat foot, ankle and leg related conditions and diseases. The purchase price was undisclosed. 

Founded in 1991, Frazier Healthcare is a leading provider of growth equity and venture capital to high growth and emerging healthcare service and biopharma companies. With over $1.8 billion under management across seven funds, Frazier Healthcare has invested in more than 140 companies across the entire developmental spectrum. From seed stage venture investments to leveraged recapitalizations of case generating companies, Frazier Healthcare has established itself among entrepreneurs and seasoned executives as a preferred partner to help create and grow successful healthcare companies.