Private equity pushes into healthcare: 6 latest deals

Ayla Ellison (Twitter) - Print  | 

There were more than 700 private equity deals in the healthcare industry in 2018, and the healthcare sector continues to draw private equity investors.

Here are six private equity deals announced in the past month:

1. Golden Gate Capital acquired Invo Holdings, a Jamison, Pa.-based provider of autism and childhood behavioral health services.

2. Vision Innovation Partners, an ophthalmology platform backed by Centre Partners, acquired Washington, D.C.-based Washington Eye Specialists.

3. New Mountain Capital acquired Emids, a Nashville, Tenn.-based provider of software and services to healthcare providers and payers.

4. Francisco Partners announced it intends to acquire Orchard Software, a Carmel, Ind.-based developer of workflow software for clinical and pathology laboratories.

5. WestView Capital Partners recapitalized Receivable Solutions, a Columbia, S.C.-based provider of revenue cycle management services to hospitals and health systems.

6. General Atlantic acquired a majority stake in Marathon Health, a Winooski, Vt.-based provider of employer health centers.

More articles on healthcare finance:

9 latest hospital credit rating downgrades
10 hospitals seeking CFOs
RWJBarnabas Health CFO focuses on strategy in industry under 'economic siege'

© Copyright ASC COMMUNICATIONS 2019. Interested in LINKING to or REPRINTING this content? View our policies by clicking here.

To receive the latest hospital and health system business and legal news and analysis from Becker's Hospital Review, sign-up for the free Becker's Hospital Review E-weekly by clicking here.