• Opinion: When private equity firms invest in women's health clinics, who benefits?

    14 days ago - By STAT

    As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to surge in the United States, Americans are becoming more aware of the deficits in their health care delivery system. Invisible to many, however, is the rapidly expanding role that private equity is playing in health care - especially for women.
    Private equity firms use money from corporations or wealthy individuals to purchase full or partial ownership in other businesses, and expect annual returns as steep as 20%. In 2019, the total disclosed value for all health care-related private equity deals was the highest on record, at $79 billion , five times...
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