Virtual - Zoom Webinar
This event starts on Tuesday August 25th at 11:30 AM EDT.
Topic: COVID-19’s Impact on Healthcare Investing
During this webinar, we will discuss private equity investment in the healthcare industry and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. We’ll provide an overview of current trends/factors affecting the current marketplace and the impact on deal flow over the last couple months. Our panel will discuss how they have adapted to the current new-normal and what they are seeing in regards to re-starting deals. Our experts will also discuss new deal structures being considered, types of adjustments being considered as part of due diligence, and the tax/legal implications of the PPP loans taken by sellers. Lastly, we will discuss healthcare sectors projected to receive the most interest from private equity over the next couple quarters.
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Jerry is a Principal in Plante Moran’s Transaction Advisory Services practice. He specializes in providing merger and acquisition due diligence services to private equity sponsors, and organizations who invest across healthcare. Jerry has 20 years of experience providing accounting, assurance, and consulting services to small and large privately-held entities, and entities with public reporting requirements. Jerry has served clients who invest in a variety of sectors in healthcare including physician practices, physical therapy, addiction/behavioral health, autism, adult day services, home health and hospice, RCM, SAAS, and hospitals and health systems. Jerry is a member of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) and frequent presenter on the M&A topic to various organizations.
John L. Pouschine is a managing member and co-founder of Pouschine Cook Capital Management LLC (“Pouschine Cook”), a private equity firm with more than $250 million of capital under management.
As an investor and active director, Mr. Pouschine has guided many companies through periods of industry-leading growth, including Golden State Dermatology, Talalay Global, Mastercraft Boat Co., Doe & Ingalls, Great Lakes Caring, Act III Cinemas, DeCrane Aircraft Holdings, Family Christian Stores, Oxford Health Plans, Regent Communications, and Steinway Musical Properties.
Prior to co-founding Pouschine Cook in 1998, Mr. Pouschine was a senior vice president and director at London-based Electra Private Equity (“Electra”), where he led expansion financings, recapitalizations, and leveraged buyouts out of its New York office. Mr. Pouschine also has extensive experience in working with entrepreneurs and family owners to upgrade management teams, information systems, and operational processes, and to accelerate the growth of their businesses.
Prior to Electra, Mr. Pouschine was a vice president at Bradford Ventures Ltd., where in addition to working on buyouts, he played a leading operating role turning around two portfolio companies. Prior to that, he was an investment banker at Prudential Securities and began his career as a commercial banker at JP Morgan.
Mr. Pouschine currently serves as chairman of the board of Griswold Home Care and a director of Talalay Global. He is also a board member of several not-for-profit organizations.
Mr. Pouschine graduated from Harvard Business School and from Princeton University.
Michael Lamm is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Corporate Advisory Solutions, a respected and fast-growing merchant bank that supports a select group of clients with offices in Philadelphia and Washington D.C. Michael has completed more than 100 M&A engagements in the ARM industry and leads his deal team on M&A engagements, compliance and regulatory assessments, valuations, and expert witness litigation matters while also chartering the firm’s corporate direction and strategic growth plan. Michael is actively involved in leading industry associations and a frequent guest speaker, writer and presenter at industry conferences and events.
Rich Blann is a Managing Director in the Healthcare Group at Cantor Fitzgerald, a global investment bank with 32 offices and over 11,000 employees across North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East.
Over his 18 year investment banking career, Mr. Blann has completed over 65 M&A advisory transactions representing over $70 billion in aggregate value. At Cantor Fitzgerald, Mr. Blann leads the investment banking advisory for Multi-site Physician Practice Management across a number of provider specialties including dental, dermatology, ophthalmology, allergy/ENT, veterinary services, gastrointestinal, urology, amongst others. His experience with physician and provider groups includes extensive work with founder-based groups and partnerships, multi-specialty practices, as well as advising private equity clients and their portfolio companies in these sectors.
Prior to joining Cantor Fitzgerald, Mr. Blann was a Managing Director at Cain Brothers, a division of KeyBanc Capital Markets where he advised physician / provider based businesses. He began his investment banking career at Lazard and Wasserstein Perella, and later worked as an international M&A banker for Rothschild and Jefferies.
Mr. Blann holds an M.B.A. from New York University’s Stern School of Business and a B.A. with honors from Brandeis University
Tom is a Partner and is responsible for originating, structuring and managing investments for Comvest’s direct lending strategy.
Prior to joining Comvest, Tom was a Senior Restructuring and Finance Consultant for a healthcare focused specialty finance firm. Tom also served over nine years at Goldman Sachs, starting as a Vice President and then as a Director in the Specialty Lending Group where he focused on healthcare investing. Previous experience includes healthcare finance roles at BNP Paribas and First Union.
Tom received a B.A. in accounting from Furman University.