Akin Gump Advises VCA Inc. in Acquisition of Majority Interest in Companion Animal Practices, North America

(Los Angeles) – VCA Inc., a leading animal health care company in the United States and Canada, has announced the closing of its previously announced acquisition of an 80 percent ownership interest in Companion Animal Practices, North America (CAPNA).  CAPNA, located in Las Vegas, Nevada, operates a network of 56 free-standing animal hospitals. Akin Gump advised VCA in the matter.

The Akin Gump team was led by corporate partner and Los Angeles partner in charge Frank Reddick and included corporate counsel Courtney Matsuishi and associate Kevin Tsai and tax partners Ron Grabov-Nardini and Robin Schachter, senior counsel Michael Gerald and associate Stuart Alter.

Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 900 lawyers in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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