Care Hospice is a leading regional hospice provider in the southern and eastern United States. The Company serves patients from its 25+ locations in 8 states.
Leavitt Equity Partners is a value-add, healthcare focused private equity firm. Founded in 2014 by Michael Leavitt, former United States Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, LEP leverages the healthcare intelligence and broad network of its Principals to help portfolio companies thrive in a complex and ever-changing healthcare system.
LEP manages over $300 million in capital, raised primarily from strategic healthcare partners including healthcare provider systems, national and regional health insurers, healthcare service providers, healthcare IT companies, pharmaceutical companies, and healthcare executives and entrepreneurs.
We invest capital into growth and lower middle market opportunities that move healthcare toward value. Specifically, we believe there are six key themes in healthcare that are poised for growth driven by shifting demographics, health policy and reform, public and private cost pressures, and consumer technology and engagement:
We look to identify companies who are impacting these themes where our partnership could help their growth story. We both lead investments as well as partner alongside respected growth and private equity firms to help differentiate bids. To date, we have worked with numerous leading private equity firms and invested in over 30 companies.
We leverage our extensive healthcare expertise, research, data analytics, and network to provide value-add services to our portfolio companies. The three key ways we typically support our portfolio companies include:
Our team of uniquely experienced individuals includes:
Additionally, the majority of our limited partners are strategic in nature and include key enterprises in the provider, payer, and pharmaceutical markets who provide their expertise and insights to support our diligence and portfolio company support.