Successful Physician Partnership Strategies in Today’s COVID-19 Environment
July 21, 2020
Despite the struggles of the Healthcare industry amid the COVID-19 pandemic, interest in executing transactions and deals remains high. Private equity and strategic investors continue to be on the lookout for providers with whom to strike deals.
In this episode of Deal Talk with 7MA, 7 Mile’s Ben Garber leads the discussion on the evolving landscape of the healthcare M&A space in the wake of COVID-19. Ben is joined by Frank Pellegrino, Lara Flatau, and Angela Humphreys from Bass, Berry & Sims.
Frank and Lara discuss a few sticky areas to be aware of during transactions, including internal issues among stakeholders in the group. (5:10) They also examine how structures and terms have adjusted to the new environment and the complicating factors that affect executing a strategy during such uncertain times. (9:47)
The group stresses the importance of preparation and getting your operations in order, even if you haven’t received any calls yet. (3:13) And, when a buyer shows interest in your practice, it’s vital to seek the guidance of a team of transactional lawyers and other qualified counsel to advocate on your behalf. (18:08)
Getting good deals through a smooth and fast transaction is possible if you have the right people on your side to ensure the decisions you make support the core of your practice. (29:06)
- Healthcare Private Equity
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