Healthcare Private Equity Reaches New Heights at McDermott’s HPE New York 2021


Leading health law firm McDermott Will & Emery is hosting its annual Healthcare Private Equity New York Conference on October 15, 2021. This year’s virtual conference features special insight and strategies from elite private equity leaders and global heads of healthcare.

HPE New York 2021 not only assesses the new issues investors face from the extraordinary pace of healthcare private equity transactions in recent years and unprecedented deal volume, but the conference also provides expert insight and advice from the industry’s biggest hitters to aid investors in succeeding in the new age of healthcare private equity.

Speakers at the HPE New York Conference include leaders of the most prominent healthcare organizations across industry subsectors. Among other speakers, McDermott is thrilled to welcome Megan Preiner, Director of Thomas H. Lee Partners; Carmine Petrone, Managing Director of Advent International; and Sean Dempsey, Partner of Sheridan Capital Partners.

The morning session includes:

Big Bankers Breakfast Discussion, 8:00 am – 9:00 am EDT.

Early risers can join us virtually for a discussion with leading investment bankers who will discuss the current market climate for healthcare investing and share their insights on hot sectors, growth strategies and the dealmaking outlook for 2022.

The afternoon session (12:00 pm – 2:00 pm EDT) includes three panels:

The Need for Speed: Critical Issues Facing Buyers – The latest healthcare investing trends and the evolution of market terms, including the impact of larger funds willing to move down market, RWI headwinds and the need to be nimble and aggressive in order to close deals and secure financing.

Super Charging Sellers’ Strategies for Today’s Market – The critical seller strategies to ensure efficient and successful processes that maximize value and consider all exit options.

Prepare for Tomorrow: How Government Actions Will Impact the Market – The impact on transactional activity from anticipated tax changes, continued scrutiny of PE’s role in healthcare, and revenue opportunities around Medicare and Medicaid reform.

Media are invited to attend the event. To register as media, contact Erin West at Visit the conference webpage for more information.

McDermott Will & Emery is the nation’s leading health law firm. The Health Industry Advisory group is the only health practice to receive top national rankings from U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms,” Chambers USAThe Legal 500 US and Law360PitchBook recently recognized McDermott as the most active firm in healthcare private equity for the fourth consecutive year, handling 41 more healthcare private equity transactions in 2020 than its nearest competitor.

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