We advised Auna on the transaction

Davis Polk advised Auna, S.A. and Grupo Salud Auna México, S.A. de C.V. (together, Auna) in connection with a $550 million secured term loan. The proceeds of the loan were used to refinance certain existing secured indebtedness of Auna.

Founded in 1989, Auna is one of the largest companies in Latin America’s healthcare industry. It operates 16 hospitals and 10 healthcare centers at all levels of complexity in Mexico, Peru and Colombia.

The Davis Polk capital markets and corporate finance team included partners Maurice Blanco and Hillary A. Coleman, counsel James Vickers and associates Claudia Carvajal Lopez, José Miguel Fernández and Marcos Sauquet Trías. The tax team included partner Mario J. Verdolini and associate Charles Collier. Counsel Sarah E. Kim and associate Harrison Perry provided Investment Company Act advice. Members of the Davis Polk team are based in the New York and São Paulo offices.