RoundTable Healthcare Partners Names Sandy Thompson as Senior Transaction Advisor
New Role to Build on Firm’s Healthcare Industry Transaction Expertise
LAKE FOREST, IL, February 9, 2009 — RoundTable Healthcare Partners (“RoundTable”), an operating-oriented private equity firm focused exclusively on the healthcare industry, announced today that Sandy Thompson has become a Senior Transaction Advisor with the firm. In this capacity, Mr. Thompson will assist RoundTable in the identification of new investment opportunities.
Mr. Thompson has 17 years of experience in the investment banking industry, most recently at Morgan Stanley where among his responsibilities he led the global medical technology practice. Over the course of his career, Mr. Thompson has advised his healthcare clients on over $30 billion in transactions. Mr. Thompson will continue in an advisory capacity with Morgan Stanley.
“We are excited to have someone of Sandy’s caliber join the RoundTable team,” said Lester B. Knight, Founding and Managing Partner at RoundTable. “We intend to use Sandy’s extensive experience, industry contacts, and transaction expertise to accelerate the identification and implementation of new investments. Sandy’s new role speaks to our confidence in the opportunities that exist in the healthcare markets.”
Mr. Thompson commented, “The healthcare private equity market is at a very exciting time and I am pleased to be working with a firm with a unique and successful model. RoundTable’s strategy of identifying and making investments where they can add value through their operational and transactional expertise is producing exceptional results. I look forward to working with them and contributing to their success.”
About RoundTable Healthcare Partners
RoundTable Healthcare Partners, Lake Forest, IL, is an operating-oriented private equity firm focused exclusively on the healthcare industry. RoundTable partners with companies that can benefit from its extensive industry relationships and proven operating and transaction expertise. RoundTable has established a successful track record of working with owner/founders, family companies, management teams, entrepreneurs, and corporate partners who share a vision and believe in the value creation potential of its partnership model. RoundTable currently manages $1.1 billion in capital, including two equity funds totaling $900 million and a subordinated debt fund of $200 million. More information about RoundTable Healthcare Partners can be found at www.roundtablehp.com.