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.
Limited partners are increasingly asking their managers questions related to environmental, social and governance management. They don’t simply want to know that a manager has a policy; they want to see how it’s being implemented, according to Andrew Malk of Malk Partners, who explains the motivation behind LPs’ ESG-related questions. Malk spoke with Middle Market Growth magazine at ACG’s InterGrowth 2018 conference in San Diego.
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