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private equity, Chris Witkowsky
A megadeal doesn’t happen in isolation. It doesn’t just emerge on the scene, everyone gawks, it gets done, and then everyone goes back to what they were doing. It has consequences. And in the private equity secondaries market, the advent of the $5 billion megadeal is likely to have a major impact. Two megadeals are […]
healthcare, private equity, medicine
Advent dives into home health, Carlyle's Steve Wise talks healthcare
private equity, Chris Witkowsky
Warren Buffett has long been a critic of private equity, and he was at it again this month at Berkshire Hathaway’s annual meeting, according to Bloomberg. Buffett questioned private equity’s performance calculations and cast doubt on the legitimacy of using internal rate of return as a measure of performance. He argued that firms will include […]
healthcare, private equity, medicine
Opportunity emerges at nexus of regenerative medicine, medical device segments
healthcare, private equity, medicine
May blooms with big exit for Apax, GA grows healthcare practice
private equity, Chris Witkowsky
Alex Navab earlier this month launched his new firm, Navab Capital Partners. The announcement did not mention a fund, but I reported back in February that the chatter among LPs at the time was the debut fund could target $3 billion to $4 billion. Sources tell me Navab’s likely target would be $3 billion, if and […]
healthcare, private equity, medicine
Healthcare outbreaks: TPG gets behind drugmaking, others seek opportunities at HCIT-payer intersection
healthcare, private equity, medicine
Trending this week: healthcare payer services
private equity, Chris Witkowsky
The massive flow of capital into private markets is having an interesting effect, according to Hugh MacArthur of Bain & Co. It’s boosting the average multiple of Ebitda of private assets above that of public assets for the first time since the era just before the global financial crisis. Generally, investors are willing to pay […]
healthcare, private equity, medicine
Boston investors “bring it home” via health tech
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