Press Release

Morgan Lewis Advises New Vista Behavioral Health in Acquisition of Avalon Malibu

March 27, 2017

NEW YORK, March 27, 2017: Morgan Lewis represented New Vista Behavioral Health, a leading provider of addiction treatment, in its acquisition of Avalon Malibu, a provider of licensed mental health and chemical dependency treatment.

This is the third acquisition in the behavioral healthcare space for New Vista, which also owns Simple Recovery and Infinity Treatment Centers. The addition of Avalon expands the offerings of New Vista's distinctive, effective and complementary group of addiction and mental health programs, providing exemplary care to clients struggling with chemical dependency or mental health issues.

The Morgan Lewis team advising New Vista on the transaction was led by partner Steve Navarro. Partners Reece Hirsch and Matthew Schernecke; of counsel Kathleen Martin; and associates Elin Lassen, Joseph Chung, Jacob Harper, and Melissa Meyer also provided support.