IVCA Welcomes Cressey & Company as New Member

IVCA Welcomes Cressey & Company as New Member

February 24, 2009

CHICAGO - “ The IVCA welcomes Cressey & Company to our membership and its representatives: Bryan Cressey, Ralph Davis, Peter Ehrich, Sen. William Frist and Scott Maskalunas.

Cressey & Company LP is a private investment firm focused exclusively on investing in and building leading health care businesses. With a history spanning more than 25 years, the Cressey & Company team is one of the most experienced and successful in middle-market private equity.

Based in Chicago and Nashville, the firm focuses on investments in health care services, providers and facilities. These segments represent in excess of $1 trillion or more than 10 percent of the U.S. gross domestic product.

The Cressey & Company team manages an active portfolio of health care investments in a wide range of segments.

Together with its most recent fund (Cressey & Company Fund IV LP), the Cressey & Company team manages in excess of $1 billion of capital committed to building leading health care companies in partnership with outstanding executives and management teams.

With deep expertise in the health care reimbursement and regulatory environments, the Cressey & Company team has invested in almost every for-profit niche of health care. The following are some of the health care segments in which the Cressey & Company team has invested:
  1. Hospitals (acute care, rehab, LTACH and psychiatric facilities)
  2. Home-care (hospice, home nursing and home infusion)
  3. Outpatient services (physical therapy, dialysis and dental practices)
  4. Specialty distribution (institutional pharmacy and specialty DME)
Cressey & Company has developed a unique investment strategy. The firm's research-intensive screening process combined with its vast network of health care relationships enables it to focus its resources on a carefully selected number of high-potential target areas each year.

As a result of this focus, Cressey & Company is an exceptionally strong partner to management teams, portfolio companies, local communities and investors.