Here are five numbers on private equity that ASC leaders are monitoring:
443: The number of healthcare sector private equity deals in 2023, which is estimated to hit 577 by the end of the year, according to a report published Nov. 7 by market research firm PitchBook.
938: The number of deals in 2022, according to the same report. The decline in the total value of investments indicates investors are focused on smaller deals.
$206 billion: The amount private equity firms spent on healthcare acquisitions in 2021, according to a report by AMN Healthcare.
16.4%: The increase of expenditure per patient for gastroenterology care after private equity investment, according to a report published by the American Antitrust Institute in partnership with the Petris Center and the Washington Center for Equitable Growth.
$800 million: The equity offering Brentwood, Tenn.-based Surgery Partners received from Bain Capital Private Equity, the company's investment partner.