WCAS, American Health Imaging, healthcare, diagnostics, radiology, private equity, Wellspring Capital

WCAS inks $250 mln deal for American Health Imaging

Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe acquired American Health Imaging in a transaction valuing the network of diagnostic imaging centers at approximately $250 million, Buyouts has learned. Healthcare-focused WCAS purchased AHI through US Radiology Specialists, which it formed in April 2018 in partnership with Charlotte Radiology, a Charlotte, North Carolina, physician-owned radiology group. AHI Founder and CEO […]

Warburg Pincus, Qualifacts, WebPT, Great Hill Partners, EHR, EMR, medical records, healthcare

Warburg snaps up Qualifacts in $300 mln-plus deal, following larger bet for WebPT

Warburg Pincus has surfaced as the winning bidder for Great Hill Partners’ Qualifacts in what represents the buyout firm’s fourth and latest bet in the universe of specialty electronic health records, Buyouts has learned. On the heels of Warburg’s August investment in WebPT, the New York firm is buying Qualifacts, whose EHR software is tailored […]

Simplee, healthcare payments, InstaMed, fintech, healthcare, private equity

Simplee, healthcare payments startup, seeks buyer

Simplee, a healthcare payments and patient engagement startup, is seeking $100 million in a sale, according to four people familiar with the matter. Bowstring Advisors, a division of Citizens Capital Markets, is advising Simplee on the process, the people said. Initial indications of interest are due Wednesday, Sept. 18, one of the people said. Both […]

NexPhase Capital, autism-treatment, ABA therapy, Action Behavior Centers, healthcare

NexPhase’s Action Behavior Center returns to auction block

Less than a year into its investment, NexPhase Capital Partners has put Texas autism-treatment company Action Behavior Centers up for sale, according to three people familiar with the matter. Indications of interest for the company are due Monday, Sept. 23, two of the people said. Berkery Noyes is offering financial advice to the Austin, Texas, […]

healthcare, orthopedics, musculoskeletal care, medical, hospital, private equity

Linden, Audax, invest in Frazier’s HOPCo in $400 mln-plus deal

Linden Capital and Audax Private Equity have joined Frazier Healthcare Partners as investors in Healthcare Outcomes Performance Company, a provider of musculoskeletal care services. The transaction assigns Phoenix, Arizona, HOPco a total enterprise value north of $400 million, according to three people familiar with the matter. HOPco projects 2019 Ebitda of approximately $40 million, they […]

healthcare, technology, health insurance, payers, medical, private equity

Centauri Health Solutions enlists William Blair for sponsor recap

Centauri Health Solutions, which helps payers and hospitals in government-sponsored healthcare programs optimize reimbursement and revenue management, is seeking a sponsor recapitalization, according to four sources. William Blair has been engaged to advise the Scottsdale, Arizona, company. Initial marketing materials were recently distributed, with the company marketing estimated 2019 Ebitda of close to $25 million […]

veterinary, pets, animal health, healthcare, medical

Morgan Stanley Capital’s Pathway Vet Alliance considers strategic options

Morgan Stanley Capital Partners is evaluating strategic alternatives for Pathway Vet Alliance about three years into its investment in the rapidly-growing veterinary care company, according to several people familiar with the matter. Harris Williams, Morgan Stanley Investment Banking and Jefferies have been retained to advise on an anticipated process for the Austin, Texas, vet hospital […]

nuclear medicine, pharmaceuticals, private equity, medical, healthcare, diagnostics

CapVest hires advisers to weigh options for Curium

CapVest Partners is evaluating strategic alternatives for Curium Pharma, a French nuclear medicine company, according to four people familiar with the matter. A process is not formally underway; however, J.P. Morgan Securities and Rothschild have been engaged to advise the sellers on an anticipated process, two of the people said. “On the back of numerous […]

complex rehab technology, wheelchair, medical products, healthcare, Medicare

Court Square seeks buyer for National Seating & Mobility

Court Square Capital is evaluating the sale of National Seating & Mobility, a supplier of specialized wheelchairs for those suffering from long-term or permanent mobility loss, according to three people familiar with the matter. Harris Williams is advising on the process, the people said. A private-equity-focused auction for NSM launched in mid-August, one of the […]

healthcare, employee benefits, insurance, growth equity, medical

Great Hill’s investment in Pareto values it upwards of $200 mln

Great Hill Partners’ investment in Pareto Health assigns the manager of employee benefit group captives a total enterprise value north of $200 million, Buyouts has learned. Confirming an August Buyouts report, Pareto said Wednesday it had completed a recapitalization with the Boston growth equity firm. Financial terms weren’t disclosed; however, Pareto Founder and CEO Andrew […]

healthcare, insurance, Medicare Advantage, Medicare, medical, private equity, Centerbridge

Centerbridge invests in GoHealth after renegotiating terms of ~$1.5 bln transaction

After walking away from a transaction earlier this month, Centerbridge Partners and GoHealth have renegotiated terms to clinch a deal valued at approximately $1.5 billion, including a potential earnout, according to people familiar with the matter. Centerbridge said Monday it had agreed to invest in GoHealth, a fast-growing Chicago company that helps individuals shop for […]

healthcare, insurance, medical, private equity, Boston, self-insured

Boston’s Great Hill Partners wins auction for Pareto Captive

Boston growth equity firm Great Hill Partners has struck a deal to invest in Pareto Captive Services, Buyouts has learned. The agreement, which has not been formally announced, marks the conclusion of a Triple Tree-run auction for Philadelphia-based Pareto. Pareto, which helps midsize businesses mitigate employee benefit costs, was expected to command a more than […]

healthcare, life sciences, M&A, private equity, pharma, biotech

Potential sale of KKR’s LGC expected to produce $3 bln-plus deal

KKR is gearing up for a potential sale of LGC Group that is expected to value the U.K. life sciences company north of $3 billion, four people familiar with the matter said. JP Morgan has been retained for financial advice on an upcoming process, the people said. A formal auction is expected to launch after […]