DW Healthcare Partners (DWHP) announced that Gabriel Becher will join its investment team as a principal. Becher is joining the firm from Alberta Investment Management Corp (AIMCo), where he served for close to four years as a private equity portfolio manager. He previously worked as an associate at Canadian private equity firm TorQuest Partners. DWHP, a healthcare-focused private equity investor, has offices in Toronto and Park City, Utah.
Gabriel Becher Joins DW Healthcare Partners as Principal
TORONTO, Aug. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — DW Healthcare Partners (DWHP), a healthcare-focused private equity firm, announced that Mr. Gabriel Becher, former Portfolio Manager with Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo), will join DWHP’s Investment Team as a Principal.
Gabe brings 12 years of merger and acquisition experience. Previously at AIMCo, he was responsible for sourcing, executing and managing direct private equity investments with a focus on the business services and financial services sectors. Gabe also co-founded WagJag, an online “local offer” business that offers flash sales on a wide variety of products and services. During his tenure, he was active in all aspects of the business, including sourcing and negotiating the sale of WagJag to Torstar Corporation. Prior to WagJag, Gabe worked as the Director of Corporate Development for FirstOnSite Restoration L.P., where he executed over a dozen acquisitions as part of a national roll-up strategy. Earlier in his career, he worked as an Associate at TorQuest Partners and an Analyst at Merrill Lynch.
About DW Healthcare Partners
DW Healthcare Partners is a private equity firm focused exclusively on the healthcare industry. The firm manages over $700 million USD in committed capital and invests in profitable healthcare companies with proven management teams. DW Healthcare Partners is led by seasoned healthcare executives with more than 110 years of combined industry experience. The firm provides the capital, strategic guidance, and acquisition expertise to help mid-to-late-stage companies realize their potential for growth. For more information, please visit: www.dwhp.com.
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