HCA Closes on Divestiture of Oklahoma Hospital Operations and Lease Termination

(Dallas) – HCA has closed on a deal involving the divestiture of its hospital operations in Oklahoma, including Oklahoma University Medical Center and OUMC Edmond, to an affiliate of University Hospitals Authority and Trust (UHAT). In addition, HCA has terminated its lease from UHAT of The Children’s Hospital at Oklahoma University Medical Center as well as an associated joint operating agreement. Akin Gump advised HCA in these matters.

The Akin Gump team representing HCA included litigation partner Jim Wetwiska; corporate partners Ken Menges and Matt Bivona, counsel Courtney Matsuishi, Michael Miller and Rachel Evans and associates Katie Dinett, Katie Bailey and John Sager. Others involved included real estate partner John Bain, senior counsel Richard Frank and practice attorney Stuart Graves; health senior counsel Eugene Elder and associate Daniel Graver; antitrust partner Fairley Spillman and associate George Wolfe; tax partner Dan Micciche; and litigation associate Kallie Gallagher.

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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