Specialty Networks LLC, a portfolio company of Linden Capital Partners, has acquired United Rheumatology LLC.

United Rheumatology is an exclusive Rheumatology group purchasing organization and RWE data & analytics firm. The group has an active independent rheumatology provider network of over 635 active participants. The firm offers a suite of complementary services to SN like purchasing services, sponsored educational events, life science data & analytics, and value-based payor programs.

“Joining forces with Specialty Networks will further enable community Rheumatology practices to remain independent and advance the standard of care for their patients,” said Dr. Max Hamburger, founder, United Rheumatology.  This is a fantastic opportunity for our organizations to continue evolving precision medicine to ensure each patient receives the right care at the right time.”

Covington Associates LLC served as M&A advisor and Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP served as legal advisor to United Rheumatology. Katten Muchin Rosenman LLC served as legal advisor to Specialty Networks.