Firm Overview

Varsity Healthcare Partners is a lower middle-market private equity investment firm focused on partnering with founders, entrepreneurs and management teams to build leading healthcare services companies. VHP has been successful in developing and executing a tailored value creation plan, in partnership with the leadership of each company, that typically emphasizes an appropriate investment in infrastructure followed by an aggressive organic and acquisition growth strategy. VHP draws upon its extensive healthcare industry experience and relationships, as well as its hands-on partnership approach to effectively drive growth and maximize value. Consistent with our commitment to unconditional alignment and transparency, VHP believes that it differentiates itself as a Partner in the following ways:

  • Hands-on approach – VHP spends a tremendous amount of time working closely with company leadership to develop and execute the value creation plan.
  • Senior-level attention – The VHP team consists of highly experienced Partners and Principals to efficiently and effectively support each company.
  • Healthcare experience – The VHP team has been dedicated to healthcare services investing throughout their careers and maintains a vast network of valuable relationships.
  • Economic alignment – VHP is committed to a structure and practice that emphasizes absolute returns over current income.
  • Golden Rule – Above all else, VHP maintains an unwavering dedication to transparency and respect in all of its interactions, both internally and externally.

VHP is currently investing out of its $424 million third fund.

Investment Criteria

  • Focus area: Healthcare Services (providers, payors and outsourced services)
  • Investment stage: Growth equity to buyout/recapitalization
  • Investment size: Equity investments of $10 million to $60 million (or substantially larger with co-investment partners)
  • Investment structure: Primarily control investments (with some exceptions) with significant founder/shareholder rollover and conservative financial leverage

Corporate E-Brochure

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