New York-based healthcare-focused private equity firm BelHealth Investment Partners has promoted Paul Barrett to managing director, Rebecca Yu to vice president and Peter Gurny to senior associate. Prior to joining BelHealth, Barrett was an associate and analyst in CIT Group‘s healthcare investment banking division; Yu was a vice president in the healthcare and consumer group at Warburg Pincus; and Gurny was an associate in the leveraged finance division of Citizens Financial Group.
New York, NY – March 23, 2018 – BelHealth Investment Partners (“BelHealth”), a New York-based, healthcare-focused private equity firm, announced the promotions of three key Investment Team members.
Mr. Barrett joined BelHealth at inception and is active across BelHealth’s portfolio companies, currently serving as a Board Member for American Health Staffing Group (“AHSG”) in Fund II and overseeing Precision Toxicology in Fund I. In addition, Mr. Barrett spearheads BelHealth’s business development and origination efforts. Prior to joining, Mr. Barrett served as an Associate and Analyst in CIT Group’s Healthcare Investment Banking division, where he executed M&A and leveraged finance transactions for middle market healthcare companies.
Ms. Yu joined BelHealth in 2017 and supports Geritrex and AHSG, two of BelHealth’s portfolio companies. She also plays an integral role in the initial review of potential platform and add-on investment opportunities. Before joining BelHealth, Ms. Yu worked as a Vice President in the Healthcare and Consumer Group at Warburg Pincus, where she focused on sourcing, analyzing and executing growth equity and buyout opportunities in the upper middle market. Her other work experience includes two years at Goldman Sachs as a Securities Analyst.
Mr. Gurny joined BelHealth in 2016 and supports two of the firm’s portfolio companies, Integrated Care Physicians (“Integrated”) in Fund II and Quick Care in Fund I. Prior to joining BelHealth, Mr. Gurny worked as an Associate in the Leveraged Finance division of Citizens Financial Group (formerly RBS Citizens) where he executed M&A, equity and leveraged finance transactions.
Harold Blue, Founder and Managing Partner said, “Paul, Rebecca and Peter have each become integral members of our team. As our firm matures, we are pleased to recognize the accomplishments of these three key investment team members. We are confident they will continue to thrive with the increased responsibility. These promotions are very well deserved and we look forward to their contributions to the firm in the coming years.”
About BelHealth Investment Partners
BelHealth Investment Partners, based in New York, New York, is a healthcare private equity firm focused on lower middle market companies. BelHealth has a unique combination of investing, executive management and entrepreneurial experience. BelHealth acquires majority positions in entrepreneur-owned companies that it believes will benefit from its extensive operating and private equity investment expertise. The firm invests across three core healthcare segments: Services, Products and Distribution. BelHealth is investing from its current $350 million fund.