Equity Risk Partners Leads Insurance Due Diligence for Varsity Healthcare Partners' Investment in Dermatology Associates of Wisconsin

Healthcare and Life Sciences

Company: Based in Manitowoc (WI), Dermatology Associates of Wisconsin (DAW) is a leading provider of dermatology services, operating 40 dermatology clinics, primarily in secondary markets, in four states in the Midwest. The Company employs over 50 physicians and other dermatology medical professionals and over 300 non-medical personnel. The Company was founded by Dr. Katz and Amy Katz after purchasing his father's single location dermatology practice in 2001. DAW embarked on an aggressive expansion plan beginning in 2009, becoming one of the largest dermatology practices in the nation.

Investor: Varsity Healthcare Partners (VHP) is a Los Angeles and Stamford (CT) based private investment firm serving primarily family and small institutional investors by originating, acquiring, and growing market-leading healthcare provider platforms within selected non-discretionary and/or cost saving healthcare verticals. VHP's principals bring extensive healthcare domain expertise and dedicate substantial time and resources to each management partnership. The firm seeks to combine these unique resources and VHP's unique equity capital towards accelerating the growth of each VHP healthcare provider platform.

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