McDermott Healthcare Private Equity Conference Brings Top Industry Leaders Together to Share Trends and 2022 Outlook


Leading healthcare law firm McDermott Will & Emery will host its annual HPE Miami Conference on March 9-10, 2022. The conference brings healthcare and private equity powerhouses together to discuss the future of the industry, spanning big picture impacts, sector-specific trends and healthcare investment strategies. This event also offers unparalleled networking and dealmaking opportunities in outdoor meeting spaces.

The conference’s speaker lineup features some of the most innovative leaders of today’s most important healthcare organizations, including Alex Albert, Founding Partner, Patient Square Capital; Nick Amigone, Partner, Amulet Capital Partners; Tracy Bahl, Operating Partner, Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, Managing Director, Valtruis; Geoffery Boyce, Chief Executive Officer, Array Behavioral Care; Spencer Burkholder, Vice President, Quad-C Management; Rob Campbell, Managing Director, Co-Head of Americas, Intermediate Capital Group; and Alex Carles, Managing Partner, Co-President, Wellspring Capital Management.

The conference kicks off with networking receptions on Wednesday, including a gathering for women leaders in healthcare investing. Those are followed by dinner on the beach. On Thursday morning, attendees will be back on the beach with their toes in the sand for plenary sessions, which include:

  • 8:30 – 9:30 am: Healthcare Services Investing: Disruption and Dispersion
  • 9:30 – 10:15 am: The Healthcare Investment Banker’s Perspective—The New Normal
  • 10:15 – 11:00 am: PE Fundraising 3.0: Continuation, Single-Asset Funds and Secondaries
  • 11:15 am – 12:00 pm: Financing Healthcare Deals: Strategies for the Year Ahead
  • 12:00 – 12:45 pm: The Drive for Digital Health and Health IT: Transforming Healthcare

Following a networking lunch, attendees can choose from various breakout roundtable sessions:

2:00 – 2:40 pm

  • Hospital and Health System Partnerships for Portfolio Companies
  • Make-it or Break-it: The Value of Effective Due Diligence in Healthcare Transactions
  • Distressed Investing: How and Where to Focus Your Efforts in 2022

2:40 – 3:20 pm

  • Navigating the Continued Boom in Behavioral Health
  • Finding Value in Primary and Urgent Care Practices
  • 2021 vs. 2022: How Have the Capital Markets Evolved?

3:30 – 4:10 pm

  • The Pharma and Device Services Spree
  • From the Beltway: Washington Reimbursement & Policy Outlook
  • Accelerate! Bringing Innovation to Healthcare Platforms

4:10 – 4:50 pm

  • How PPMs are Successfully Building Long-term Physician/Sponsor Alignment
  • Value-Based Care: What’s the Latest?
  • Regulatory Enforcement Updates for Your Deals

Visit the conference webpage for more information. Media are invited; contact Kerri Chace at for registration information.

McDermott Will & Emery is the nation’s leading health law firm. The Healthcare practice group is the only health practice to receive top national rankings from U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms,” Chambers USA, The Legal 500 US, and Law360. PitchBook 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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