Private Equity Acquisition Closings Dips in Q1 After Flurry of Deals Pushed to Close Before the End of 2021

The first quarter of 2022 delivered eleven reported ophthalmology practice acquisitions, marking a sharp decline from the flurry of closings at the end of last year. This was expected as business development teams had exhausted all resources toward closing deals last quarter. We will highlight a few notable deals.


Andy Snyder, a FOCUS Managing Director, has ten years of consulting, management, and M&A advisory experience among various healthcare positions. He has significant experience advising physicians in medical practice and surgery center transactions – including the specialties of ophthalmology, gastroenterology, dermatology, and orthopedics. His current practice includes healthcare provider services, home health and hospice, and behavioral health.