Equity Risk Partners adds Healthcare Risk unit

Equity Risk Partners has added a new unit, Healthcare Risk, aimed at services for private equity firms in the health care industry. Eleven of the firm’s 52 employees are now assigned to Healthcare Risk, led by Scott Pachtman, senior vice president and including new hire Mike Cardenas, vice president, who previously worked in the medical professional liability unit at Allied World Assurance Co.

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Equity Risk Partners, a Los Angeles and San Francisco-based insurance broker, employee benefits specialist and risk management consultant, has added a new unit, Healthcare Risk, aimed at services for private equity firms in the health care industry.

Eleven of the firm’s 52 employees are now assigned to Healthcare Risk, led by Scott Pachtman, senior vice president and including new hire Mike Cardenas, vice president, who previously worked in the medical professional liability unit at Allied World Assurance Co.

Equity Risk Partners CEO Michael Marcon said the unit will add staff gradually as it wins more business in the middle market.