BelHealth taps GSAM’s Leahy for managing director role

BelHealth Investment Partners, a healthcare-focused private equity firm, has named Tim Leahy as a managing director for its investment team. Previously, Leahy was a managing director and portfolio manager at Goldman Sachs Asset Management.


New York, New York – September 5, 2018 – BelHealth Investment Partners (“BelHealth”), a healthcarefocused private equity firm, announced that Tim Leahy has joined the investment team as a Managing Director. Mr. Leahy will be responsible for originating, structuring and executing Fund transactions.

Mr. Leahy joins BelHealth with two decades of healthcare investing experience. He previously served as a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager at Goldman Sachs Asset Management (“GSAM”) overseeing growth oriented public equity portfolios with a focus on healthcare.

Throughout his tenure, he developed relationships with some of the top executives in the healthcare industry. He initially joined GSAM in 2005 and was named Managing Director in 2008.

Prior to joining GSAM, he worked at Goldman as a Senior Analyst in the Global Investment Research Division covering healthcare services during which Mr. Leahy and his team were consistently highly ranked in Institutional Investor All-America surveys. He initially joined Goldman in 1999 after beginning his career at First Union Capital Markets as a research associate covering the healthcare services industry.

Tim Leahy said, “After spending two decades at Goldman Sachs in both equity research and at GSAM, I thought it was time for a change while remaining an investor and sticking with my expertise in healthcare.

BelHealth is an excellent fit given my significant experience with middle market services, products and distribution companies and my extensive network of healthcare industry executives. BelHealth’s team has an outstanding track record and I am thrilled to be joining the firm.”

Harold S. Blue, Managing Partner of BelHealth, added, “We are delighted to have Tim join our partnership as a Managing Director to lead investments as we continue to grow our business. Tim’s unique experience in equity research and asset management has provided him the ability to build an impressive set of relationships in the healthcare industry that we believe will be beneficial from an origination, portfolio management and executive/board recruitment perspective. Tim will help to extend BelHealth’s network and his healthcare expertise will be invaluable for both existing and future portfolio companies.”

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.

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