DW Healthcare exits Health & Safety Institute

DW Healthcare Partners said Tuesday it has sold its portfolio company, Health & Safety Institute Inc., to The Riverside Company. Financial terms weren’t announced. Eugene, Oregon-based Health & Safety is a for-profit health and safety training and compliance company. Harris Williams & Co. advised the company.

PE-backed Z-Medica names new president and CEO

Z-Medica, which is backed by DW Healthcare Partners, has hired Stephen J. Fanning as president and CEO. Previously, Fanning was the chairman, president and CEO of Solta Medical. Based in Wallingford, Conn., Z-Medical is a maker of blood clotting technology products.

McCartney Joins BelHealth’s Operating Committee

Drew McCartney has joined BelHealth Investment Partners’ operating committee. Recently, McCartney served as the Executive-In-Residence at DW Healthcare Partners. Port Washington, N.Y.-based BelHealth is a PE firm focused on the small-cap healthcare industry.

Eric Keen Leaves Riverside Company for DW Healthcare Partners

Eric Keen has left left the Riverside Company, where he was VP, to join DW Healthcare Partners as a VP. PRESS RELEASE:  Park City, Utah,  September 20, 2010 – DW Healthcare Partners (DWHP), a healthcare focused private equity firm with over $250 million in committed capital under management, today announced that Mr. Eric Keen, former Vice President with […]

Cryo-Cell Rejects $17.63 Million Bid From DW Healthcare

Cryo-Cell has rejected a $17.63 million takeover bid from DW Healthcare Partners. DW Healthcare has offered to buy Cryo-Cell for $1.50 a share, representing a 67% premium to the company’s Friday closing stock price. Cryo-Cell’s board has determined that the offer is “inadequate and believes that it significantly undervalues the company and its growth prospects,” according to a statement. Oldsmar, Fla.-based Cryo-Cell operates a cord blood bank services. DW Healthcare, of Park City, Utah, is a healthcare focused PE firm.

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