For reference, this page may be accessed at www.mass.gov/ago/caritas.

Supreme Judicial Court for Suffolk County Docket No. SJ-2010-0453 Caritas Christi vs. Martha Coakley as she is the Attorney General of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts: <br clear="none"/> Memorandum and Judgment dated October 29, 2010. (PDF) pdf format of Caritas_Memorandum_&_Judgmt.pdf

The Attorney General's Office issued the " Statement of the Attorney General as to the Caritas Christi Transaction pdf format of Statement_of_the_Attorney_General_Caritas_Christi_ " on October 6, 2010.

Complaint pursuant to G.L. c. 180, s. 8A(d) filed with the Supreme Judicial Court on October 14, 2010.

Assent and Answer of the Attorney General filed with the Supreme Judicial Court on October 14, 2010.

Pursuant to the requirements of Massachusetts General Law Chapter 180, Section 8(A)(d), on May 5, 2010, Caritas Christi Health Care System ("Caritas") filed formal notice of a proposed sale of the system's assets and operations to Steward Health Care System LLC an affiliate of Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. This filing commences the Attorney General's formal review of the transaction which will evaluate:

  1. compliance with applicable non-profit and charities law;
  2. conformance with procedural due care;
  3. appropriate management of conflict of interests;
  4. the reasonableness of compensation; and
  5. whether the transaction is in the public interest.


Public Documents Related to the Transaction

The formal notice, which includes a description of the transaction and a copy of the Asset Purchase Agreement, is available for public review. Additional documents pertinent to the review may be added from time to time as they become available. In addition, public documents related to the transaction may be inspected at the Attorney General's Office in Boston.

Complaint pursuant to G.L. c. 180, s. 8A(d) filed with the Supreme Judicial Court on October 14, 2010.

Assent and Answer of the Attorney General filed with the Supreme Judicial Court on October 14, 2010.