15 May 2016
United Arab Emirates - TVM Capital Healthcare Partners, a private equity firm focused on emerging markets and dedicated to healthcare investments, announced today that it has been recognised as the "Best Private Equity Firm" at the 2016 Banker Middle East Industry Awards.
Established in 2007 as the first specialist healthcare investor in the region, TVM Capital Healthcare Partners has led investments of close to US$110 million in five companies in the field of long-term care, rehabilitation, home care, fertility treatment and medical devices.
On receiving the award Dr. Helmut Schuehsler, CEO of TVM Capital Healthcare Partners, commented: "As a firm we have set out to distinguish ourselves from the outset by leveraging our deep understanding of the region's healthcare industry, our long-standing involvement with healthcare innovation around the world and ourstrategic partnerships with clinical and rehabilitative experts from around the world."
TVM Capital Healthcare Partners has forged alliances with U.S. and Europe-based strategic partners to deliver internationally recognized excellence in specialist patient care at its companies to ensure a consistent level of excellence in medical, clinical and rehabilitative care throughout its portfolio. These include Spaulding Rehabilitation Network, a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital, Joslin Diabetes Center, a non-profit institution affiliated with Harvard Medical School, which is a world leader in diabetes research, clinical care and education, and Bourn Hall Clinic, UK, the inventors of the in vitro fertilization process.
Dr. Helmut added: "Our first five investments included UAE acute ventilated care provider ProVita International Medical Center, which was sold to London-listed NMC Health in mid-2015. Our current focus continues to be on the growth and regional expansion of our remaining companies and on preparing growth capital investments for our third fund - TVM Healthcare III - which intends to raise US$300 million to invest in 10 to 15 healthcare companies in the Middle East and North Africa, India, and Southeast Asia."
First launched in 1999, the annual Banker Middle East Awards are widely acknowledged as the most important recognition of financial excellence in the Middle East.
About TVM Capital Healthcare Partners
TVM Capital Healthcare Partners was established in 2007 under the name TVM Capital MENA and is led by Chairman and CEO, Dr. Helmut M. Schuehsler. TVM Capital Healthcare Partners' leadership team includes Hoda Abou-Jamra, Founding Partner, Youssef Haider, Partner and Managing Director and Charles P. Floe, Operating Partner and Managing Director, Corporate Finance. The firm is focusing on making highly specialized growth capital and small buyout investments in healthcare companies in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and India that are or target to become leaders in their regional markets.
The firm has assembled a strong team of investment professionals who are supported by a group of healthcare operators as executives-in-residence in its accelerator company, TVM Operations Group, and TVM Healthcare Advisors, which provides healthcare focused research and advisory services. Collectively, this team has developed an ability to conceptualize and develop business opportunities that provide investors with completely proprietary deal flow and investment opportunities.
TVM Capital Healthcare Partners has broken new ground with four portfolio investments to date in specialized services that were either non-existent or drastically undersupplied, e.g., long-term care, rehabilitation, home care and world-class fertility treatment. A fifth investment focuses on the area of medical device development and manufacturing. The firm operates out of the Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC) and is licensed and regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA). www.tvm-capital.com or www.tvm-capital.ae
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