Ziegler, a specialty investment bank, is pleased to announce its role as exclusive financial advisor to Perlman Clinic (Perlman) in a growth investment from FFL Partners (FFL). FFL Partners with Team Perlman to Support Growth and Continued Expansion of Leading Primary Care Provider Through Rapid Growth San Diego market.

CHICAGO, April 26, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Ziegler, a specialty investment bank, is pleased to announce its role as exclusive financial advisor to Perlman Clinic (Perlman) in a growth investment from FFL Partners (FFL). FFL Partners with Team Perlman to Support Growth and Continued Expansion of Leading Primary Care Provider Through Rapid Growth San Diego market.

Founded in 2005, Perlman Clinic is a value-based care platform providing the best in primary care, urgent care, behavioral health and wellness services. The company has fee-for-service and risk-based contracts with leading health plans and APIs in Southern California. Founded in 2005, the Perlman Clinic operates 16 facilities staffed by more than 100 primary care providers across the Greater San Diego region providing comprehensive inpatient treatment, family medicine, integration, prevention, mental health and other treatment services to over 75,000 patients. Perlman’s proprietary telemedicine platform, PocketDoc, allows its patients to schedule appointments and includes workflow software to help practitioners manage tasks such as verifying insurance, processing payments and Communication.

Situated at San FranciscoFFL is a leading private equity firm with over $5 billion under management. FFL has extensive experience investing in and building high-quality healthcare provider businesses, including US Orthopedic Partners, An old personand EyeCare partners.

FFL’s investment in Perlman Clinic supports a multifaceted growth strategy: organic growth in the San Diego area, including the opening of four new de novo sites this year, expansion into new markets outside of San Diego Countyand capitalize on opportunistic M&A opportunities.

Andy Colbert and the Ziegler team has given us the confidence and capabilities to explore the best long-term opportunities for our practice,” said Ian Perlman, President. “We are very happy with the result and Ziegler was key to our success.”

“Perlman Clinic is a market leader in delivering advanced, value-based, technology-based care through a combination of multi-specialty in-person and telehealth services. FFL’s investment will serve to further accelerate the company’s trajectory and we We are delighted to have advised Perlman Clinic on this partnership.” mentioned André ColbertSenior Managing Director in the Healthcare Corporate Finance department of Ziegler.

Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP provided legal advice to the Perlman Clinic, and Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP acted as legal counsel to FFL Partners on the transaction.

Ziegler’s Corporate Finance team is focused on providing best-in-class advisory and financing solutions for businesses and organizations in the healthcare industry. In our core practice areas of health services, information technology, hospitals and senior living, Ziegler is one of the most active M&A firms offering innovative sell-side, buy-side , recapitalization/restructuring, private placement and strategic partnerships.

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About Ziegler:

André Colbert is a Senior Managing Director and a founding member of Ziegler’s healthcare investment banking practice. Mr. Colbert specializes in advising physician groups on strategic and financing alternatives, including mergers and acquisitions, capital raising transactions and partnership development.

Ziegler is a private investment bank, capital markets and proprietary investment firm. Specialization in the healthcare, retirement and education sectors, as well as general and structured municipal finance, enables Ziegler to generate a positive impact on the clients and communities it serves. Based at Chicago with regional offices and branches across United States, Ziegler provides its clients with capital raising, strategic advisory, equity and fixed income sales and trading, and research services. To learn more, visit http://www.ziegler.com.

Certain comments in this press release represent forward-looking statements made pursuant to the provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. This client’s experience may not be representative of the experience of other clients, nor indicative of performance or future success. Forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, including the overall financial health of the securities industry, the health of the U.S. economy and municipal securities market, the ability of the Company to underwrite and distribute securities, the market value of the mutual fund portfolios and segregated account portfolios advised by the Company, the sales volume of its retail brokers, the outcome of pending litigation and the ability to attract and retain qualified employees.

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