Investment and M&A Opportunities in Healthcare

June 7 - 8, 2017

Loews Vanderbilt Hotel

Nashville, TN

Thank You To Our Conference Sponsors

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Our Conference 2016 Sponsors and Exhibitors Included:

Platinum Sponsor:

PWC Logo PwC’s Deals practitioners help corporate and private equity executives navigate transactions to maximize value and returns. In today's economic and regulatory environment, experienced M&A specialists assist clients on a range of transactions from smaller and mid-sized deals to the most complex transactions, including domestic and cross-border acquisitions, divestitures and spin-offs, capital events such as IPOs and debt offerings, bankruptcies and other business reorganizations. First we help clients with strategic planning around their growth and investment agendas; and advise on the business-wide risks and value drivers in their transactions for more empowered negotiations, decision making and execution. Clients can expedite deals, minimize their risks, capture and deliver value to their stakeholders, and quickly return to business as usual. Our local and global deal strength is derived from over 1,400 deal professionals in 21 cities in the US and over 9,800 deal professionals across a global network of firms in 75 countries. In addition, our network firm PwC Corporate Finance can provide investment banking services within the US. For more info about our M&A capabilities, please visit

Gold Sponsors:

Benesch LawAbout The BDO Center for Healthcare Excellence & Innovation
The BDO Center for Healthcare Excellence & Innovation unites recognized industry thought leaders to provide sustainable solutions across the full spectrum of healthcare challenges facing organizations, stakeholders and communities. Leveraging deep healthcare experience in financial, clinical, data analytics and regulatory disciplines, we deliver research-based insights, innovative approaches and value-driven services to help guide efficient healthcare transformation to improve the quality and lower the cost of care. For more information, please visit

Benesch LawBenesch is a business law firm with offices in Cleveland, Columbus, Hackensack, Indianapolis, Philadelphia, Shanghai and Wilmington.  The Health Care Group and the Private Equity Group of Benesch have extensive experience representing private equity firms in their investment in the health care industry. We have also represented health care companies and providers, including long term care providers, institutional pharmacies, preferred provider organizations, third party administrators, psychiatric hospitals and managed care organizations.  With this background, Benesch is uniquely situated to provide representation of private equity firms in their merger and acquisition transactions and ongoing representation of the portfolio companies in this dynamic industry. For more information go to:

Duane MorrisDuane Morris LLP, a law firm with over 700 attorneys in offices across the United States and internationally, partners with a broad array of clients to provide innovative solutions to today’s legal and business challenges. Throughout its more than 100-year history, Duane Morris has fostered a collegial culture, where lawyers collaborate to leverage our collective knowledge and experience. Our lawyers are leaders in a wide range of legal disciplines and are as diverse as the clients they serve.  To learn more, visit

Silver Sponsors:

Adeptus HealthAdeptus Health Inc. (NYSE: ADPT) is a leading patient-centered healthcare organization expanding access to the highest quality emergency medical care through its network of freestanding emergency rooms and partnerships with premier healthcare providers. In Texas, Adeptus Health owns and operates First Choice Emergency Room, the nation's largest and oldest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms. In Colorado, in partnership with University of Colorado Health, Adeptus Health operates UCHealth Emergency Rooms. In Arizona, with Dignity Health, Adeptus Health operates Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital and freestanding emergency rooms. In Louisiana, Adeptus Health has a partnership with Ochsner Health System, the state's largest healthcare system, to improve access to emergency medical care. All Adeptus Health freestanding facilities are fully equipped emergency rooms with a complete radiology suite of diagnostic technology (CT scanner, ultrasound, and digital X-ray), on-site laboratory, and staffed with board-certified physicians and emergency trained registered nurses. According to patient feedback collected by Press Ganey Associates Inc., Adeptus Health provides the highest quality emergency medical care and received the 2013 and 2014 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award for exceeding the 95th percentile in patient satisfaction nationwide. For more information visit

Gryphon InvestorsBased in San Francisco, Gryphon Investors focuses on leveraged acquisitions of, and growth investments in, middle-market companies in partnership with experienced management. Gryphon has an extensive track record of investing up to $150 million of its committed capital per investment in companies with sales ranging from approximately $50 to $500 million. Gryphon prioritizes investment opportunities where it can form proactive partnerships with owners and executives to build leading companies, utilizing Gryphon’s capital, professional resources, and operational expertise. It seeks to invest in companies operating in the business services, consumer products and services, healthcare, and general industry sectors.

SOLIC CapitalSOLIC Capital Advisors, LLC (“SCA”) is a leading specialty investment bank providing merger & acquisition, restructuring, capital placement and valuation advisory services to companies, lenders, institutional investors, the legal community and other creditor constituencies. SCA professionals have successfully led over 500 mandates, involving in excess of $135 billion in capitalization, across a wide array of industry sectors, creating significant stakeholder value. SCA is a subsidiary of SOLIC Holdings, LLC which includes: SOLIC Capital Advisors (financial advisory), SOLIC Capital Partners (principal investing), SOLIC Capital, LLC (FINRA registered Broker/Dealer), and SOLIC Capital Management (asset management services). Investment banking, private placement, merger, acquisition and divestiture broker-dealer services offered through SOLIC Capital, LLC. Member FINRA/SIPC. SOLIC Capital Management, LLC is an SEC Registered Investment Adviser. To learn more, please visit

Worldwide SupplyWorldwide Supply (WWS), is a global specialist in networking hardware and services solutions with expertise in the data, wireless and wireline technology sectors. Headquartered in Franklin, New Jersey, we provide products, asset management programs, technical services and third-party maintenance to clients globally. Worldwide Supply backs the products it sells with an industry-leading lifetime warranty and offers products from major manufacturers such as Cisco, Juniper, Arris, Alcatel-Lucent and Nokia. Our inventory of current and legacy network and wireless products is valued at over 500 million with the flexibility, in many cases, to ship the same business day. Worldwide Supply is TL 9000- and 9001:2008-certified.

Associate Sponsor:

Altegra Health Provider Solutions Altegra Health Provider Solutions supply healthcare provider, payer and managed care organizations with a diverse range of coding, consulting, and Advisory solutions proven to deliver measurable results within the areas of revenue cycle management, compliance, and quality performance. Core services include coding, audit, CDI, ICD-10 solutions, as well as Advisory consulting in the areas of Compliance/Enterprise Risk, Revenue Cycle/HIT, and Valuation/Transaction.

Baird Capital hspace= Baird Capital’s U.S. Private Equity team invests in growing and profitable lower middle-market companies across the Healthcare, Technology & Services, and Industrial Solutions sectors.  Since 1989, Baird Capital has raised and managed more than $3 billion in capital and invested in more than 275 companies.  Our team of investment professionals, operating partners and senior advisors works closely with management to develop and refine business strategy.  We attempt to drive value in our portfolio companies by providing deep sector expertise, investment experience and a broad relationship network to capitalize on market opportunities.

McDermott Will & Emery McDermott Will & Emery is a premier international law firm with a diversified business practice.  With a more than 30-year history of serving the health care industry, our more than 100 health lawyers counsel leading organizations in every major sector of the health care industry on regulatory and business transaction issues.  McDermott is the undisputed leading law firm in health care as evidenced by the fact that we are the only firm to receive Tier 1 rankings in health care nationally by all of the industry’s top legal directories: Chambers USA, The Legal 500 USA, U.S. News–Best Lawyers and Law360. 

Event Details
What: Investment and M&A Opportunities in HEALTHCARE
Why: Where Healthcare Executives, Investors & Deal-Makers Meet
Where: Loews Vanderbilt Hotel,
Nashville, TN