Equistone Buys Sunrise's Wheelchair Division From Vestar

Law360, New York (November 6, 2012, 2:06 PM EST) -- U.K. private equity firm Equistone Partners Europe Ltd. has acquired the global mobility and wheelchair operations of health care company Sunrise Medical Inc. from New York private fund firm Vestar Capital Partners, Sunrise announced Monday.

The German medical company said Equistone's funds will acquire the businesses from affiliates of Vestar. The deal is expected to close by the end of 2012. Terms of the deal were not announced. Attempts to reach representatives for Equistone, Vestar and Sunrise were not immediately successful Tuesday.

Equistone is managed by...
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