Why Arizona Digestive Health joined the GI Alliance

October 28, 2019
By Eric Oliver

The newly appointed chief strategy officer of our portfolio company The GI Alliance (TGIA), Dr. Paul J. Berggreen, MD, spoke with Becker’s and discussed the recent partnership with The GI Alliance. The article highlights the Dallas-based company’s aggressive expansion strategy executed by Dr. Jim Weber, president of TGIA, since Waud Capital initially backed the company in November 2008.

To read the full story, please visit the Becker’s website.

In Their Own Words With Waud Capital’s Christopher Graber

Private Equity News: In Their Own Words With Waud Capital’s Christopher Graber
March 13, 2019
By Laura Cooper

Following the annual JPM Morgan Healthcare Conference, Chris Graber, a newly appointed Partner at Waud Capital, shared with Laura Cooper of The Wall Street Journal his views on the biggest challenge in health-care private-equity investing today and what niches are going to be the most active in the next 12 months.  Chris discusses the importance of deep knowledge of specific sectors and a view on the operators within those sectors to overcome the tremendous valuations that exist in today’s healthcare services market. Further, he also believes care will continue to move out of the hospital setting, both the inpatient and hospital outpatient settings where costs continue to be high for payors and inconvenient for patients.

Woof! Waud Launches Heart + Paw Veterinary Platform

Buyouts: Woof! Waud Launches Heart + Paw Veterinary Platform
October 22, 2018
By Sarah Pringle

Sarah Pringle of Buyouts magazine wrote about Waud Capital’s new veterinary services platform, Heart + Paw, which is a differentiated, integrated experience for pets and their parents. The new platform is led by Vincent Bradley, who partnered with Waud Capital initially in September 2017. Sarah reports that Heart + Paw intends to build a network of more than 200 sites in coming years, with an initial focus on the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions and will offer vet care, grooming, day care, boarding and retail, among other services.

To read the full story, please visit the Buyout’s website.

Five Questions with Waud Capital’s Reeve Waud

Buyouts: Five Questions with Waud Capital’s Reeve Waud
August 17, 2018
By Sarah Pringle

Sarah Pringle of Buyouts magazine spoke with Waud Capital Partners’ founder Reeve Waud and asked five questions about the current investment environment in healthcare services, the importance of human capital to differentiate itself, the firm’s five-member human capital and some challenges in finding quality deals. During the interview, Waud discussed the firm’s “Ecosystem,” comprised of data on 2.2 million companies, and identified veterinary, home health, and specialty pharmacy as current niches that the firm is exploring.