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28-Jan-2019

Investcorp Announces Acquisition of Health Plus Management

NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Investcorp, a leading global provider and manager of alternative investment products, today announced its acquisition of Health Plus Management, LLC ("Health Plus"), a provider of business management and operations services for independent physician practices in the physical medicine and rehabilitation market. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Based in Long Island, New York, Health Plus provides physician-owned practices with an effective administrative solution for outsourcing non-medical, front and back office operations. Services include site selection and buildout, front and back office management, marketing, human resources support, technology and reporting. Health Plus supports physicians across all phases of growth – from start-up and launch of new sites to practice expansion and improvement of efficiencies within well-established practices.

"The acquisition of Health Plus further underscores our global track record and commitment to investing in services businesses," said Dave Tayeh, Head of Private Equity North America at Investcorp. "We are excited about the opportunity to partner with Stuart Blumberg and to continue our strong history of investing in founder-led businesses."

"Over the past 25 years, Health Plus has developed a broad range of value-added services to support physicians looking to build and grow their own practice," said Kevin Nickelberry, Managing Director in Private Equity at Investcorp. "We believe Health Plus is well positioned to leverage its compelling service proposition and sector expertise to drive growth both organically and through acquisition."

Health Plus was founded in 1994 by its current CEO, Stuart Blumberg, who remains a meaningful shareholder and will continue to lead the company in this next phase of growth.

"We're thrilled to be partnering with Investcorp, a firm we feel is fully aligned with our growth strategy and truly understands the markets we serve," added Blumberg. "Our goal has always been to help our clients achieve full clinical autonomy, reduce the administrative burden and allow them to focus on patient care as they build practices positioned for long-term success. We believe Investcorp's expertise and experience will help us to achieve just this."

Health Plus represents Investcorp's 5th healthcare deal, the most recent of which have been in Reem Integrated Healthcare Holdings, a state-of-the-art International Rehabilitation Centre, Children's & Women's Hospital and Walk-In Family Medical Clinic expected to open at the end of 2019, as well as Privatzahnarztklinik Schloss Schellenstein GmbH ("PSS"), one of the leading centers for implantology and dental surgery.

About Investcorp
Investcorp is a leading global manager of alternative investments. Led by a new vision, Investcorp has embarked on an ambitious, albeit prudent, growth strategy. The Firm continues to focus on generating value through a disciplined investment approach in four lines of business: private equity, real estate, absolute return investments and credit management.

As at June 30, 2018, the Investcorp Group had US$22.6 billion in total AUM, including assets managed by third party managers and assets subject to a non-discretionary advisory mandate where Investcorp receives fees calculated on the basis of AUM.

Since its inception in 1982, Investcorp has made over 175 Private Equity deals in the U.S., Europe, the Middle East and North Africa region and Asia, across a range of sectors including retail and consumer products, technology, business services and industrials, and more than 600 commercial and residential real estate investments in the US and Europe, for in excess of US $57 billion in transaction value.

Investcorp employs approximately 390 people across its offices in New York, London, Singapore and the Gulf region. For further information, including our most recent periodic financial statements, which details our assets under management, please refer to:

www.investcorp.com 
www.investcorp.com  
www.twitter.com/Investcorp @investcorp 
www.linkedin.com/company/Investcorp 

About Health Plus
Health Plus is a market leader in clinical practice management in the physical medicine and rehabilitation market.

Health Plus provides independent physician practices with business development, marketing and back-office support typically seen in much larger organizations, enabling its clients to start up and/or grow their private practice beyond what might otherwise be feasible while maximizing clinical service and patient care.

Health Plus is based in Long Island, NY and employs ~250 dedicated team members.

Media Contacts:

Investcorp
Firas El Amine

+973 3998 7838

felamine@investcorp.com

Prosek Partners

Catherine Johnson

+1 212 279 3115

cjohnson@prosek.com 

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Last Updated: 28-Jan-2019