Akron, OH — Reproductive Gynecology & Infertility (“RGI” or the “Company”), a provider of infertility and gynecological services, has completed a majority recapitalization transaction with Webster Equity Partners (“Webster”).
Founded in 1992 in Akron, Ohio, RGI is an industry-leading physician practice that provides a wide range of infertility and reproductive medicine services, including in vitro fertilization (“IVF”), egg freezing, genetic testing, and fertility surgery. The Company is led by fertility specialists David M. Nash, MD, Priya B. Maseelall, MD, and Akas Jain, MD, and supported by a team of caring, educated reproductive endocrinology and infertility physicians and nurses, experienced embryologists, and professional staff members. United in its mission to be a best-in-class and patient-centric fertility services provider, RGI has helped thousands of couples achieve their goal of starting a family. Founded in Akron, OH, the Company maintains locations throughout Ohio, including Columbus, Cleveland, Canton, and Canfield. Specific terms of the transaction were not disclosed. FocalPoint Partners, LLC (“FocalPoint”) served as exclusive financial advisor and McDonald Hopkins, LLC served as legal counsel to RGI.
Dr. David Nash, President of RGI, commented, “Providing our patients and their families with the highest caliber of infertility services has been a hallmark of RGI since our founding. From inception of our M&A process, we found Webster’s mission, vision, and values to be in complete alignment with our core organizational principles. The FocalPoint team provided masterful guidance through each aspect of our transaction, and we are thankful to them for their leadership and strategic counsel.”
Dr. Priya Maseelall, one of RGI’s key shareholder physicians, also stated, “FocalPoint’s transparent and pragmatic approach to the entire M&A process provided my physician partners and me with clarity, insight, and unbiased advice that was critical to identifying the right partner organization for RGI. I am personally excited to begin the next chapter of RGI’s growth and long-term success in collaboration with the Webster team.”
Managing Director James Castro, who Co-leads FocalPoint’s Healthcare Investment Banking Group said, “As commercial insurance and employer-based benefits account for a larger portion of reproductive care, pairing best-in-class providers with innovative investors has become more important than ever.”
Managing Director Hector Torres, who also Co-leads FocalPoint’s Healthcare Investment Banking Group stated, “Working in partnership with forward-thinking physician enterprises such as RGI is a cornerstone of FocalPoint’s Healthcare Investment Banking Group. RGI’s reputation for clinical excellence, combined with its superlative pregnancy rates and visionary physician leaders, make for the optimal partner for Webster and its national infertility platform.”
About Reproductive Gynecology & Infertility
Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, Reproductive Gynecology & Infertility is a leading provider of various infertility, gynecology, and reproductive care services, including in vitro fertilization (“IVF”), egg freezing, genetic testing, and fertility surgery. With nearly 30 years of experience, RGI has helped thousands of aspiring parents achieve their goal of starting a family. The Company is led by fertility specialists David M. Nash, MD, Priya B. Maseelall, MD, and Akas Jain, MD and maintains five locations throughout Ohio, including Akron, Columbus, Cleveland, Canton, and Canfield. For more information, please visit www.rgiohio.com.
About Webster Equity Partners
Founded in 2003, Webster Equity Partners is a healthcare private equity firm that provides equity financing, expertise, and a broad contact network for management buyouts and growth capital. Webster is currently investing out of its fourth fund with $875 million of committed capital. For additional information on Webster Equity Partners, please visit www.websterequitypartners.com.
About FocalPoint Partners
FocalPoint is a leading middle market investment bank specializing in mergers and acquisitions, private placements, financial restructurings, and special situation transactions. With offices in Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, and Shanghai, the firm serves middle market clients throughout the U.S. and has a dedicated Healthcare practice comprehensively covering specialty categories across the continuum of care. Visit focalpointllc.com and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.
Please contact Managing Director James Castro at 310-210-6295, firstname.lastname@example.org or Managing Director Hector Torres at 917-209-6490, email@example.com with any questions regarding this transaction.