BOSTON, April 24, 2018: Morgan Lewis advised Direct Vet Marketing, Inc. (dba Vets First Choice), a provider of technology-enabled healthcare services for companion and equine veterinary practitioners, in its merger with the Animal Health business of Henry Schein, Inc. The animal health business will be spun off as a separate publicly traded company immediately prior to the combination in a Reverse Morris Trust transaction. The new company will be known as Vets First Corp.
The transaction was announced on April 23, 2018, and is subject to customary regulatory approvals. The Morgan Lewis team was led by partner Mark Stein with support from associates JiWon Park and Zachary Zemlin.