“During my panel, I will touch upon some of the key industry trends affecting radiology practices today, and provide perspectives on how practice leaders can best position their groups as platform entities...” said Colbert.
CHICAGO, IL (PRWEB) September 19, 2016
Andy Colbert, a managing director at Ziegler, a specialty healthcare-focused investment bank, has been invited to serve as a faculty member at the Radiology Business Management Association’s (RBMA) Fall Educational Conference in New Orleans.
Colbert will lead a session titled “Key Trends and Valuation Considerations in the Changing Radiology Landscape” on Monday, September 26 from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. This session will provide an update on forces driving change in the radiology industry with a review of consolidation trends and investor interest, critical steps to help prepare for these discussions and key metrics that drive practice valuation. The session will also provide attendees with an overview of the strategic options available to radiology groups and what to expect when evaluating a potential transaction.
Ziegler is one of the leading advisors to radiology groups on mergers, acquisitions and investment transactions. Ziegler’s healthcare team brings decades of experience advising physician practices and has consistently achieved premium outcomes for its clients. The Ziegler approach is centered on the following: 1) senior-level attention on every engagement; 2) leveraging our relationships through deep domain expertise; 3) creative structuring insights; and 4) unparalleled attention to detail. With this combined approach, Ziegler is able to drive optimal outcomes that are tailored to best meet the unique objectives of each client. Ziegler is ranked number three M&A advisor for U.S. middle market healthcare transactions in 2015 according to Thomson Reuters.
Over the past several years, Ziegler’s Corporate Finance Healthcare practice has represented seven radiology groups on innovative transactions and partnerships. Notable engagements include Ziegler’s role in advising Columbus Radiology (OH), Radiology Associates of Canton (OH), Radiology Imaging Consultants (IL), and Virtual Radiologic.
“I’m honored to have been chosen as a speaker for RBMA’s Fall Education Conference,” said Colbert. “Radiology groups across the country are beginning to evaluate strategic alternatives to best position themselves for long term success. During my panel, I will touch upon some of the key industry trends affecting radiology practices today, and provide perspectives on how practice leaders can best position their groups as platform entities to drive the best outcome for their shareholders.”
Colbert joined Ziegler in 2006 as a founding member of the firm’s Healthcare Services and IT Corporate Finance practice. He specializes in advising healthcare services companies on a variety of strategic and financing alternatives including mergers and acquisitions, capital raising transactions and partnership development. Since joining Ziegler, Colbert has been engaged in more than 40 transactions totaling more than $2 billion in value, including sell-side and buy-side representations, strategic partnerships, public equity financings, private placements, joint ventures, leveraged buyouts and fairness opinions.
The Ziegler Companies, Inc., together with its affiliates (Ziegler), is a privately held, specialty investment bank with unique expertise in complex credit structures and advisory services. Nationally, Ziegler is ranked as one of the leading investment banking firms in its specialty sectors of healthcare, senior living, religion, and education, as well as general municipal and structured finance. Headquartered in Chicago, IL with regional and branch offices throughout the U.S., Ziegler provides its clients with capital raising, corporate finance, FHA/HUD, strategic advisory services and research. Ziegler serves institutional and individual investors through its wealth management and capital markets distribution channels.