Acino

Investing to
Advance Outcomes

Avista invests in leading healthcare companies to drive growth and build lasting value. Our sector focus, operational insights and flexible capital solutions enable us to provide owners, management teams and investors access to opportunity within a dynamic and diverse industry.

National Spine & Pain Centers

Investing to
Advance Outcomes

Avista invests in leading healthcare companies to drive growth and build lasting value. Our sector focus, operational insights and flexible capital solutions enable us to provide owners, management teams and investors access to opportunity within a dynamic and diverse industry.

Acino

Investing to
Advance Outcomes

Avista invests in leading healthcare companies to drive growth and build lasting value. Our sector focus, operational insights and flexible capital solutions enable us to provide owners, management teams and investors access to opportunity within a dynamic and diverse industry.

About

Avista focuses on investing in and growing healthcare companies. Our deep industry expertise and proactive value-added investment approach creates enduring partnerships with our portfolio companies.

We were founded in 2005 as a spin-out from DLJ Merchant Banking, which at the time was one of the world's largest and most renowned investment firms. We believe we have built a world-class private equity firm focused on the healthcare industry. Our long tenure in the market leads to a deep understanding of the micro and macro trends driving value and opportunity within the healthcare sector.

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  • Disciplined focus on stable healthcare assets where Avista's sector expertise can drive accelerated growth
  • Over $6.0 billion invested in over 30 healthcare companies
  • Supported more than 40 add-on acquisitions, representing over $7.5 billion of cumulative transaction value and over $4.5 billion of revenue acquired

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  • Leadership team has invested together for over 2 decades in the healthcare sector
  • 25 investment and operations professionals
  • 6 Healthcare Industry Operating Executives
  • Meet our Team and Operating Executives

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    Our healthcare investment strategy is based on years of experience, discipline, focus, and sustainable value generation.

    Approach

    Avista utilizes a proactive, hands-on approach to create value in our portfolio companies.

    We believe that the rising global demand for healthcare products and services will continue to create attractive opportunities for Avista. We look for businesses with strong management teams, stable cash flows and robust growth prospects. Our creative structuring and financing solutions allow us to maintain flexibility with respect to deal structure, and we utilize a prudent approach to leverage. Avista’s Operating Executives and Advisors are an integral part of our team, providing strategic insight, operational oversight, and senior counsel that help drive growth and performance to create long-term value and sustainable businesses.

      Focus
    • Avista focuses on mid-sized companies concentrated in the following healthcare subsectors: pharmaceuticals, medical devices, outsourced pharmaceutical services, distribution, and consumer-driven healthcare.
    • Expertise
    • In today’s competitive market Avista knows you need to do more than merely buy right. We utilize a blend of financial sophistication, operating perspectives, regulatory insight, and business management skills to actively support management teams to drive organic growth, pursue accretive acquisitions, and increase operational efficiencies.
    • Network
    • We believe that the extensive network of healthcare industry relationships developed by our investment team and Operating Executives are critical to Avista’s ability to source, evaluate, and execute opportunities.

    Our partners have over 100 years of combined private equity investing experience. They are supported by an experienced and committed team, along with noted healthcare industry experts.

    Team

    Partners

    Thompson Dean

    Managing Partner and Co-CEO

    David Burgstahler

    Managing Partner and Co-CEO
    Operating Executives
    Investment Professionals

    Joshua Tamaroff

    Principal

    Alex Yu

    Principal

    Garrett Lustig

    Vice President

    Ryan Moran

    Vice President

    Alisha Chen

    Associate

    Andrew Hosbein

    Associate

    Zach Kushner

    Associate

    Robert Lanigan

    Associate
    Administration

    John Cafasso

    Chief Financial Officer

    Roshni Charles

    Tax Manager

    Hector Cortes

    Management Company Controller

    Amanda Heravi

    Head of Investor Relations

    Jeremy Konyves

    Fund Controller

    Melissa Imperiale

    Analyst, Investor Relations

    Wing Liu

    Senior Accountant

    Seth Morgan

    Senior Accountant

    Anthony Russo

    Controller

    Ben Silbert

    Chief Administrative Officer & General Counsel

    Across the healthcare sector, Avista partners with businesses that have strong management teams, stable cash flows and robust growth prospects.

    Portfolio

    Accellent
    Acino International AG
    AngioDynamics
    BioReliance Corporation
    Braeburn Inc.
    Charles River Laboratories
    ConvaTec Group
    Fisher Scientific
    Focus Diagnostics
    INC Research
    Inform Diagnostics
    IVAC
    Kinetic Concepts
    Lantheus Medical Imaging
    Kramer Laboratories
    MedServe
    MPI Research
    National Spine & Pain Centers
    Nycomed
    OptiNose Healthcare
    Osmotica
    Organogenesis
    Oxford Health Plans
    Prometheus Laboratories
    Shoppers Drug Mart Limited
    Strategic Partners
    Trimb Holding AB
    United BioSource Corporation
    VWR International
    Warner Chilcott
    Zest Dental Solutions

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    Contact

    Avista Capital Holdings, LP
    65 East 55th Street
    18th Floor
    New York, NY 10022

    Email: info@avistacap.com
    Phone: 212.593.6900