Bill Frist Joins Cressey

Bill Frist, former U.S. Senate Majority Leader, has joined Cressey & Co. as a partner. Cressey & Co. is a healthcare-focused private equity firm recently formed by Bryan Cressey and Peter Ehrich.

Cressey & Company LP, a recently formed private investment firm focused on the healthcare industry, today announced that former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, M.D., has agreed to join the firm as a Partner.  Senator Frist will work with the firm's experienced team to make new investments in promising healthcare companies as well as to provide clinical expertise and support to the firm's portfolio companies. 


Cressey & Company, including partners Bryan C. Cressey and Peter S. Ehrich, is focused on making equity investments in middle-market companies in a diverse range of segments of the U.S. healthcare industry.  The team proactively supports the managers of the companies in which it invests by helping identify, complete and integrate acquisitions, improve operations and accelerate growth.  Underlying this focus is Cressey & Company's commitment to building enduring businesses dedicated to high quality care and clinical leadership.


“Senator Frist is a visionary and one of the most influential leaders in U.S. healthcare, and we are pleased that he is a part of our team,” said Mr. Cressey, Partner of Cressey & Company.  “He has a unique combination of experiences