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Harmar works way up food chain

‘If we continue to grow the business, there are going to be other funders,’ says new CEO

SARASOTA, Fla. – Drew McCartney, Harmar’s new president and CEO, has made a career for himself shaking up the go-to market strategies of private equity backed healthcare companies.

DHS gets Progressive


HARRISBURG, Pa. – Dynamic Healthcare Services (DHS), a portfolio company of GMH Ventures, a Newtown, Pa.-based private equity group, has continued its string of acquisitions into 2014.

Roscoe Medical under new private equity ownership


STRONGSVILLE, Ohio – Roscoe Medical has finalized a recapitalization with Tenex Capital Management, a private equity investment group in New York, the manufacturer and distributor announced today.

Cortec Group corners ramp, lift market


NEW YORK – Cortec Group, a New York-based private equity firm, now has a stake in both a manufacturer and a provider of ramps, lifts and other mobility equipment.

Taking the bull by the Longhorn

Satori Capital invests in 'rapidly growing market leader with favorable demographics"

AUSTIN, Texas – After seven years of “winging it,” provider Britt Peterson knew it was time to bring in some outside help.

New lineup at Dynamic Healthcare


HARRISBURG, Pa. – Dynamic Healthcare Services recently announced a new executive team.

Sunrise Medical sells to investment firm


FRESNO, Cailf. – Sunrise Medical announced today that it plans to sell its global mobility and seating business to Equistone Partners Europe.

The Summit sessions

Friday, September 21, 2012

I just finished a wrap-up of the HME News Business Summit for the Newswire, but there’s still more I want to share.

It was that kind of event.

Private equity firms get in the game

Thursday, May 5, 2011

For a few years now, there's been a lot of talk about private equity firms being interested in the HME industry. They're mainly attracted to the demographics—all those baby boomers retiring in record numbers. For the most part, though, they've been waiting, sitting on the sidelines.

Wheelchair providers continue private equity run

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

The Scooter Store has joined United Seating & Mobility (USM) and ATG Rehab as the third wheelchair provider in recent months to get a boost from a private equity firm.