Marlin Equity buys e-MDs

Marlin Equity Partners said Monday it has acquired e-MDs Inc. Financial terms weren’t announced. Austin-based e-MDs provides electronic medical record and practice management software and services to ambulatory care organizations. Marlin has merged e-MDs with MDeverywhere, a portfolio company.

PRESS RELEASE

LOS ANGELES – March 30, 2015: Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of e-MDs, Inc. (“e-MDs”), a leading provider of electronic medical record (“EMR”) and practice management (“PM”) software and services to ambulatory care organizations. The company offers clinical, financial and document management software designed to automate medical practice processes, optimize patient encounters and streamline clinic operations. e-MDs has been merged with MDeverywhere, a Marlin portfolio company, creating a market leading provider of fully integrated financial, administrative and clinical solutions, including full revenue cycle management (“RCM”) capabilities, that are utilized by more than 13,000 providers and over 50,000 medical professionals across the U.S. Following the merger, the combined entity will operate under the e-MDs name.

“e-MDs is a highly synergistic complement to MDeverywhere’s existing suite of software solutions,” said George Kase, a partner at Marlin. “The merger allows the combined business to offer a fully integrated clinical and RCM solution, and demonstrates Marlin’s continued commitment to deliver best-in-class products and services to the physician market.” Jim Brady, a healthcare operating executive to Marlin, who will serve as the interim CEO of the combined business, commented, “I look forward to working with the teams at both companies to serve the needs of our physician customers across the country. The ability to bring together e-MDs’ top-ranked PM and EMR platform with MDeverywhere’s RCM solution further enhances the company’s ability to meet the needs of physicians and other clinicians who are facing continuing challenges and uncertainty within healthcare today.”
About Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $3 billion of capital under management. The firm is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. Marlin invests in businesses across multiple industries where its capital base, industry relationships and extensive network of operational resources significantly strengthen a company’s outlook and enhance value. Since its inception, Marlin, through its group of funds and related companies, has successfully completed over 85 acquisitions. The firm is headquartered in Los Angeles, California with an additional office in London. For more information, please visit www.marlinequity.com. About e-MDs e-MDs is a leading developer of integrated electronic medical records and practice management software for physician practices and enterprises. The company is an industry leader for usable, connected software that enables physician productivity and a superior clinical experience. e-MDs’ software has consistently received top rankings in physician and industry surveys, including those conducted by KLAS, the American Academy of Family Physicians’ Family Practice Management, AmericanEHR™ Partners, MedScape® and Black Book®. e-MDs has a proven track record of positioning clients for success as demonstrated by Meaningful Use attainment in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014. For more information, please visit www.e-mds.com.