Water Street Closes $1.4 Billion Fund
Chicago — Water Street Healthcare Partners, a strategic investor focused exclusively on the health care industry, announced today the closing of its fifth private equity fund, Water Street Healthcare Partners V, L.P. (“Fund V”), with $1.4 billion in total capital commitments.
“Our team is honored by the ongoing support from our investors in our strategy of partnering with founders and executives to build market-leading companies in key health care sectors. We will continue to invest our deep health care knowledge, experience, and extensive industry network to advance our goal of transforming our companies into premier organizations that are contributing to the health care system and delivering outstanding results on behalf of their employees, customers and our investors,” said Tim Dugan, managing partner, Water Street.
Since its founding in 2006, Water Street has partnered with leaders and founders to complete nearly 150 strategic transactions and build 38 market-leading companies that are helping to improve patient outcomes, contribute to innovation, and create value for the overall health care system. With its newest fund, Water Street will continue to pursue proprietary investments in three key health care sectors: pharmaceutical and life sciences, medical products and diagnostics, and health care services. Its target investments range in size from $50 million to $500 million in value.