Press Release
June 21, 2023

Holland & Knight Advises VSS Capital Partners in Investment in Olympus Cosmetic Group

NEW YORK (June 21, 2023) – Holland & Knight represented VSS Capital Partners (VSS) in a growth capital investment in Olympus Cosmetic Group (Olympus), a newly formed platform providing comprehensive support for cosmetic practices offering cosmetic surgery, dermatological treatments and non-surgical cosmetic procedures. The transaction was announced on June 13.

Based in New York, VSS is a leading private investment firm that invests in healthcare, business services and education companies. VSS has managed $4 billion in committed capital across eight funds and has completed 96 platform investments and more than 400 add-on acquisitions.

Olympus, which is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, is structured as a Management Services Organization and led by an experienced and board-certified physician team. The company has an initial footprint that includes Florida, Oklahoma and Alabama.

Holland & Knight Partner Eric Scalzo led the firm’s representation of VSS. He was assisted by Partners Brent Moreland, Shane Morris, Daniel Patten, Steven Connor and Associates Morgan Ivey, Christine Younger, Tyler Gilbert, Maggie Sandwith, Ryan Hawks and Carson Heyer and Senior Counsel Erin Hughes.

More information on the transaction can be found here.

Holland & Knight regularly ranks among the leading M&A and private equity law firms in reputable, benchmarking league tables published by Bloomberg and Refinitiv. Through the first quarter of 2023, the firm ranked among the top 15 most active law firms in the U.S. and globally for its work in the space. Holland & Knight's corporate practice is recognized as a national first-tier firm in Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, Corporate Law and M&A Law in the 2023 U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" guide. Through the HK Deal Flow® program, Holland & Knight facilitates deal leads for clients and prospective clients by matching acquisition or capital raising opportunities with buyers and investors.

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