RJ & Partners advised Air Liquide on the acquisition of Betamed S.A.

Jędrzejczyk & Partners Law Firm comprehensively advised Air Liquide Healthcare on the acquisition of Betamed S.A.


Betamed S.A. acquired by Air Liquide is the largest medical company in Poland providing long-term care and mechanical ventilation services, both in the patient’s home and in a stationary facility in Chorzów. The Company is an important actor in the market of home care services and care for chronically ill patients financed by the National Health Fund (NFZ).


Air Liquide Healthcare is part of the French multinational Air Liquide Group, which operates worldwide in industries such as gas production, construction and healthcare. Air Liquide Healthcare is the world leader in home healthcare and an expert in the care of chronically ill patients in the home environment (serving nearly 1.8 million patients in 35 countries). Air Liquide Healthcare in Poland specializes in the treatment of patients with chronic diseases, in particular by means of oxygen therapy, including oxygen therapy at home.


Our law firm assisted Air Liquide in the Betamed acquisition process by conducting a legal audit of the company and negotiating transaction documentation. Moreover, our law firm obtained for Air Liquide the conditional approval for the acquisition of Betamed’s shares, which, after over a year-long and extremely complicated procedure, was issued at the beginning of September.


The project was led by Robert Jędrzejczyk, attorney-at-law and managing partner, in cooperation with Alicja Lidzińska, attorney at law. Magdalena Tomaszewska, attorney-at-law, was responsible for competition and consumer protection issues (including comprehensive legal assistance in concentration proceedings). The attorneys-at-law were supported during the transaction by Katarzyna Jakubczak – junior lawyer.