Throughout 2016 and 2017, we published a multi-part series highlighting leading private equity funds in healthcare. This publication is Part VI in that series. These investors are primarily funds that focus largely on growth-stage, buyout and platform funding transactions, and … Continue Reading
Pharos Capital Group announced it has acquired Behavior Care Specialists.
Behavior Care Specialists, based in Sioux Falls, S.D., is an outpatient treatment provider of autism spectrum disorder services in four states: South Dakota, Iowa, Minnesota and Wyoming.
McGuireWoods has long been an avid supporter of the advancement of professional women. As part of our initiative seeking to expand the leadership of women in private equity, we are kicking off a year-long effort profiling women leaders in private … Continue Reading
LightBay Capital has announced it has raised $615 for its inaugural private equity fund.
The fund, LightBay Investment Partners LP, exceeded its target of $450 million.
NovaQuest Capital Management has agreed to acquire Viamet Pharmaceuticals, according to a news release.
Viamet, based in Durham, N.C., is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of antifungal agents based on its proprietary metalloenzyme … Continue Reading
In 2016, we published a four-part series (access part one, part two, part three and part four) highlighting some of the more active private equity investors in the healthcare and life science space. Throughout 2017, we continued … Continue Reading
TA Associates has announced a strategic growth investment in Healix.
Healix, based in Sugar Land, Texas, is a provider of infusion therapy management services and compounded intravenous pharmaceuticals for physician practices and hospitals.
KKR has announced the closing of a new $1.45 billion fund, the KKR Health Care Strategic Growth Fund.
As its name suggests, the fund is dedicated to healthcare growth equity investment opportunities, specifically within the Americas.
KKR stated that the … Continue Reading
GI Partners has announced the closing of its fifth fund, Fund V.
It was oversubscribed at its hard cap of $2.7 billion, surpassing the target of $2.3 billion.
Silver Oak Services Partners has announced it will acquire Caring People.
Silver Oak, based in Evanston, Ill., is a lower middle-market private equity firm. It typically invests in healthcare, business and consumer services companies with EBITDA of $3 million … Continue Reading
NRD Capital Management has announced a growth capital investment in FundRx.
The investment was made through NRD’s affiliate NRD Healthcare Solutions.
Blue Wolf Capital Partners has announced it has closed its fourth fund (Blue Wolf Capital Fund IV) with $540 million in total equity commitments.
Invo Healthcare has announced it has acquired Autism Home Support Services.
Autism Home Support Services, based in Northbrook, Ill., is a provider of home- and center-based applied behavioral analysis therapy to children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.
Express Scripts will acquire eviCore healthcare for $3.6 billion from investors including General Atlantic, TA Associates and Ridgemont Equity Partners, according to a news release.
Primus Capital Funds has made an investment in Healthcare Bluebook, according to a news release.
Healthcare Bluebook, based in Nashville, is an independent provider of healthcare price and quality transparency solutions.
Navicure and ZirMed have announced the two companies are merging.
Susan Beth is chief operating officer of NRD Capital Management, an Atlanta-based private equity firm.
Q: How would you describe NRD’s investment focus?
Susan Beth: NRD Capital is focused on investing in multi-location, franchise concepts with superior products/services and … Continue Reading
Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (LLCP) has announced its acquisition of Capsa Healthcare.
Capsa, based in Portland, Ore., is provider of mobile workstations, medication management products and pharmacy automation solutions.
Pouschine Cook Capital Management has announced its acquisition of Southern Dental Alliance.
Southern Dental Alliance (SDA), based in Kennesaw, Ga., is a dental services organization providing business support services to affiliated dental practices in micropolitan areas across the Southeastern United … Continue Reading
Cagan McAfee Capital Partners and Myles Sherman have jointly acquired of Minimally Invasive Devices (MID), according to a news release.
DuPage Medical Group has closed a strategic partnership with funds managed by the private equity group of Ares Management, according to a press release.
The $1.45 billion transaction closed August 15.
KKR will acquire Covenant Surgical Partners from several firms which share ownership of the company, according to a press release.
Bow River Capital Partners has announced it has closed its fourth buyout fund at $262 million.
The firm said it will use the “2017 Fund” to invest in lower-middle-market companies in healthcare and other sectors.
Baird Capital has announced it has acquired an interest in Prescient Healthcare Group.