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The next in our series of posts sharing key takeaways from panels at the Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity and Lending Conference focuses on the growing importance of female leadership in healthcare private equity. Joining me in authoring the post are Leah Eubanks and Holly Buckley. * * * The Growth of Female Founders, Company Executives and Private Equity Leadership in Healthcare Private Equity Investments By Leah Eubanks, Holly Buckley and Amber Walsh Gender…
The next in our series of posts sharing key takeaways from panels at the Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity and Lending Conference focuses on trends that are increasingly disrupting healthcare. It is authored by Cindy Lu and Holly Buckley. * * * A Look at Emerging Disruptors in Healthcare: Machine Learning, Blockchain, AI, and More By Cindy Lu and Holly Buckley There are opportunities for investment in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and blockchain, according…
The next in our series of posts sharing key takeaways from panels at the Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity and Lending Conference focuses on some critical points private placement memorandum (PPM) investors should know before investing in ancillary services. It is authored by Chris DeGrande and Leah Eubanks. * * * What Investors in PPM Businesses Should Understand About Ancillary Investments: ASC, Lab, Dialysis, Imaging and Others – 5 Key Points By Chris DeGrande…
The next in our series of posts sharing key takeaways from panels at the Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity and Lending Conference focuses on how investors should assess litigation and regulatory issues in provider services transactions. It is authored by Alan Chen and David Pivnick. * * * Best Practices for Investors Assessing Litigation and Regulatory Issues in Provider Services Transactions By Alan Chen and David Pivnick Sensitivities and new areas of focus by the…
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 continuing our series of profiling women leaders in private equity. We are hopeful that this series will serve to inspire other women to pursue their careers in private equity in a way that best challenges and motivates them, which these impressive women have all done.…
The first in our series of posts sharing key takeaways from panels at the Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity and Lending Conference focuses gastroenterology, urology and men’s health trends. It is authored by Kerri Zelensek and Tom Zahn. * * * Trends in Gastroenterology, Urology, and Men’s Health Investments – 5 Key Points By Kerri Zelensek and Tom Zahn Gastroenterology, urology and men’s mealth will continue to be active in the year ahead, according…
We were pleased to have terrific attendance at our annual Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity and Lending Conference. The deep-dive discussions into various sectors, and on the industry and deal-making generally, were extensive and produced interesting discussion. Over the course of the next few weeks, we will be publishing a series of posts coordinated by our colleagues Holly Buckley and Leah Eubanks with key takeaways from various conference panels. Before we begin sharing…
McGuireWoods is undertaking a year-long effort to profile up-and-coming women leaders in private equity. This new profile series complements our existing Women Leaders in Private Equity profile series, which will continue throughout 2019. For this profile, we are pleased to feature Stacey Wittelsberger of Patriot Capital. Access her profile. To recommend a rising star for a future interview, email Amber Walsh at awalsh@mcguirewoods.com.…
Lorient Capital Management announced the closing of the Lorient Healthcare Fund at its hard cap of $122 million. The fund will seek to invest $10-$25 million of equity capital into healthcare companies in the areas of physician practice management, post-acute care, behavioral health and outsourcing. Lorient Capital, based in Birmingham, Mich., is a private investment firm focused solely on healthcare. The firm seeks investments in micro, middle-market companies.…
Over the past several years, there has been a renewed discussion about the dearth of women in private equity firms and a new energy for making change. Private equity firms recognize that in the shifting landscape of new limited partner players, evolving target company leadership and focus and a shifting role of women generally in the U.S. economy, long-term success hinges on the recruitment, advancement and retention of women in private equity. Although the portion…