White Papers

The following portfolio of downloadable White Papers are informational PhysiciansFirst publications for physicians and providers interested in a potential sale. These white papers cover a variety of subjects relating to the mergers & acquisitions space surrounding private medical practices and ambulatory surgery centers. We believe this is the most comprehensive information available on the subject.

The Physician Seller's Guide to Private Equity Firms Investing in Ophthalmology

A comprehensive analysis of Private Equity's emerging investment in Ophthalmology and how that trend is spreading across the United States. In-depth profiles are provided for each of the twenty competing firms with a view of their goals and objectives, practice acquisition history, and regional presence. We conclude with key expectations for the future.

Feb 2019 Physician Seller's Guide Ophthalmology Cover

The Practice Owner's Guide to Private Equity Firms Investing in Optometry

An in-depth review of the four major private equity backed Practice Management Companies investing in Optometry across the United States. We detail the history of each company, practice ownership, geographic focus, and future growth objectives and conclude with our key expectations for the future development of this vertical.

Feb 2019 Practice Owner's Guide Optometry Cover

The Current State of Private Equity in Ophthalmology Practices and Surgery Centers

The most comprehensive review of the key transaction events and issues to be expected when pursuing a sale to Private Equity. If you are a physician-owner considering a sale, this white paper is required reading. We cover the the nine-step sale process, components of a deal, multiples and valuation, normalized compensation, and much more.
Feb 2019 Current State of PE in Ophthalmology Cover

Navigating the ASC Acquisition Marketplace: Insights for Physician-Owners

This publication provides insights drawn from our years of experience on both the buy-side and sell-side of ASC transactions. This primer covers the market for ASC sales, the seller's four end-game options, the success curve, the failure curve, the transaction process and much more.
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