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Akerman Advises myMatrixx in Sale to Express Scripts, Nation's Largest Pharmacy Benefit Management Company
May 24, 2017
Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, represented myMatrixx, a pharmacy benefit solutions provider for the workers' compensation sector, in its sale to Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX), the largest pharmacy benefit management company in the country. The combination of the two companies will make enhanced pharmacy services offerings available to workers' compensation clients and injured patients, including core capabilities in clinical expertise innovation, advanced analytics and customized client experiences. 

"myMatrixx's industry knowledge, technology and client experience have put us at the forefront of pharmacy services for workers' compensation programs," said Artemis Emslie, myMatrixx CEO, who will lead the organizations' combined workers' compensation teams. "With the demand for customized pharmacy solutions only growing, now is the right time to partner with Express Scripts and leverage the size and scale of the nation's largest PBM to benefit our clients."

Led by Tampa partner David Doney in Akerman's Corporate Practice Group, the team representing myMatrixx involved a collaborative effort between lawyers from multiple practices across the firm's national platform. Key team members included tax partners Rema Awad in Jacksonville, Leanne Reagan in Miami and William Sullivan in Fort Lauderdale; employment partner Rachel Schumacher in Los Angeles; and anti-trust compliance partner Lawrence Silverman in Miami.

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Akerman LLP is a leading transactions and trial law firm known for its core strengths in middle market M&A, within the financial services and real estate industries, and for a diverse Latin America practice. With more than 650 lawyers and government affairs professionals and a network of 24 offices, it is ranked among the top 100 law firms in the United States by The American Lawyer (2017). Akerman also is ranked among the top 60 law firms for diversity in The American Lawyer's Diversity Scorecard (2016).

The Akerman Corporate Practice Group advises public and private companies, including private equity funds, on M&A, capital markets transactions, financings, and other transactional matters, with a strong focus on the middle market. Akerman is top-ranked nationally for mergers, acquisitions and buyouts: middle market by The Legal 500 and is recognized as a leading U.S. law firm by U.S. News - Best Lawyers for corporate, M&A, private equity, securities/capital markets, securities regulation and banking and finance law.

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