NEW YORK, June 4, 2004 – LAWFUEL -Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, one of the
world’s leading law firms, advised Universal American Financial Corp.
(Nasdaq: UHCO) in the completion of its acquisition of Heritage Health
Systems, Inc. for approximately $98 million in cash.
Founded in 1995, Heritage operates Medicare Advantage plans in Houston and
Beaumont, Texas, and has approximately 16,000 Medicare members with annualized
revenue of approximately $132 million. Universal American Financial Corp.
offers a portfolio of health and life insurance products, primarily to the
senior market, as well as third party administrator services for insurance and
non-insurance programs in the senior market.
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP is an international law firm of more than 1,100
attorneys, including approximately 300 partners. Weil Gotshal is
headquartered in New York, with offices in Austin, Boston, Brussels, Budapest,
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York); Mark Hoenig (Tax – New York)
Associates: Nicholas E. Rodriguez, Rebecca G. Sullivan and Itiva Chopra
(Corporate – New York); Andrew J. Clark and Christine L. Agnew (Tax – New