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Healthcare Investors in The South (HITS)

May 11 & 12, 2022

About HITS

Join dealmakers from across the US in Nashville, the healthcare capital of the country, for this first-ever event. HITS is a must-attend event for leaders in healthcare private equity, financing, M&A and development roles.

Cosponsors

Why Attend

Agenda

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

8:00 pm
Songwriters Night
sponsored in part by


featuring

The night before the conference, we encourage you to bring a guest and network with other HITS attendees at our exclusive Songwriters Night with Logan Brill, Randy Montana and Tyler Reeve. These singer-songwriters will create a uniquely Nashville experience you do not want to miss.

Thursday, May 12, 2022 *

7:30 - 8:45 am
Registration & Breakfast Buffet
9:00 am
Welcome
9:05 - 9:50 am
Private Equity Investing in Healthcare
Moderator
Burk Lindsey, Managing Director, Health Care Investment Banking, Raymond James
Panelists
Geoff Clark, Managing Partner, Whistler Capital Partners
Michael Fisher, Partner, Varsity Healthcare Partners
David Pontius, Partner, WindRose Health Investors
9:50 - 10:05 am
Break
10:05 - 10:45 am
Structuring PPM and DPM Transactions
Moderator
Eric Scalzo, Healthcare Industry Co-Chair and Partner, Waller
Panelists
Will FitzSimons, Senior Managing Director, Gallagher
Matthew Haddad, D.M.D., Co-CEO, Specialty1 Partners
Robert Heimann, Managing Partner, River Cities Capital
10:45 - 11:00 am
Break
11:00 - 11:45 am
Strategic Buying in a Post-COVID World
Moderator
Lisa Nix, Shareholder & Practice Leader, Transaction Advisory Services, LBMC
Panelists
Jennifer Baldock, Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative & Development Officer, Surgery Partners
Dan Gofman, Senior Vice President, Mergers & Acquisitions North American Partners in Anesthesia
Randy Overton, CFO, Fast Pace Health
Mike Cerino, CFO, QualDerm
11:45 - 12:15 pm
Lunch
12:15 - 1:00 pm
Fireside Chat: The View from Nashville
Sponsored in part by AllianceBernstein
Introduction by Winston Justice, Advisor, AllianceBernstein
Moderator
U.S. Sen. Bill Frist, M.D.
Panelists
Adam Boehler, Founder and CEO, Rubicon Founders
Paul Kusserow, Chairman, Amedisys
Brad Smith, Founder and CEO, Russell Street Ventures
1:00 pm
Break
1:15 - 2:00 pm
Financing the Deal
Moderator
Rob Harris, Financial Services Industry Chair and Partner, Waller
Panelists
Jay Ramakrishnan, Managing Director, Head of Originations, AllianceBernstein Private Credit Investors
Bryan Rupprecht, Managing Director & Head of Healthcare, MidCap Financial Trust
Bhavesh Shah, Executive Vice President and CFO, Compassus
2:00 pm
Break
2:15 - 3:00 pm
A View from D.C.: Regulatory and Legislative Considerations for Healthcare Investors
Moderator
Caitlin Owens, Health Care Reporter, Axios
Panelists
Chris Meekins, Managing Director, Washington Healthcare Policy, Raymond James
Jon Rawlson, President and Founder, Amory Hill Advocates
Jennifer Weaver, Healthcare Industry Co-Chair and Partner, Waller
3:05 - 3:15 pm
Closing Remarks

* Times subject to slight change

Venue

Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum [map it]
222 Rep. John Lewis Way S
Nashville TN 37203

HITS Attire

Business Casual

Fun Stuff

What to do in Nashville
HITS Nashville Playlist