Healthcare’s relative resiliency to bear markets in conjunction with aging populations, medical innovations, and other tailwinds have prompted GPs to invest in retail care clinics, insurance providers, software and device developers, and other industry actors en masse—raising 2017’s total disclosed deal value to $42.6 billion, the highest level since 2007. However, as the volume of healthcare deals continues to rise to unprecedented heights, so have criticisms of private equity’s management of portfolio company care providers.
Andrew Malk defines environmental, social and governance (ESG) management and describes its growing use in the middle market.
Malk spoke with Middle Market Growth magazine at ACG’s InterGrowth 2018 conference in San Diego.
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Environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues should not be viewed as exotic considerations; rather, they’re an emerging set of issues with greater materiality to a business today and should be incorporated into the investment process. Malk Partners’ Andrew Malk shares tips for how firms can begin to incorporate ESG considerations into their processes.
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