Physician Perspective: Decision-Making in the Private Equity Era

The Open Your Eyes to Private Equity 2019 meeting hosted a panel of physicians who have chosen a private equity transaction and those who have not to discuss their decision-making process. “Until recently, private equity hadn’t shown any interest in ophthalmology,” Richard L. Lindstrom, MD, moderator of the Pros and Cons of Partnering with a PE Firm panel, said. But now private equity “has done their homework and find us a very attractive practicing group.” Physician panel members shared pros and cons, busted a few private equity myths, and discussed their decision-making processes.