Healthcare News & Insights

2020 Marked by Mostly Small Deals in Dermatology

Members of the FOCUS Healthcare team counted approximately 25 closed dermatology transactions in 2020. Of those, fifteen were for small single-dermatologist practices. Ten deals were for two-dermatology practices, and five deals were for three-to six physician groups.  

Private Equity Moving Outside Surgical Specialties

In many ways, the third wave of private equity investment in physician-owned businesses is starting to mature. We view this third wave as having started around 2015 with investments in ophthalmology and dermatology practices. Earlier investments in radiology and emergency medicine, or pure-play ASCs, are really part of an earlier wave.