March 19, 2008 12:30 ET

Acquisition Opportunities in Medicare Managed Care and More at iiBIG Healthcare Investing Forum

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - March 19, 2008) - iiBIG's Investment and M&A Opportunities in Healthcare Forum, scheduled for April 29-May 1, 2008 at the Drake Hotel in Chicago, occurs at a stirring time for investors and other deal-makers seeking lucrative gains in 2008.

Leading consultant, deal advisor and matchmaker in Medicare Advantage and Part D, John Gorman will discuss the approaching M&A blitz as the industry consolidates and contracts in the face of looming Congressional action and resurgent government enforcement. He will address several aspects of transactions in Medicare managed care from both the buy-side and the sell-side.

Not only will the conference feature healthcare industry executives and investment leaders seeking opportunities in today's market, but will also cover the latest industry issues as: State of the Healthcare M&A and Investment Market; Changes in Medicare Reimbursement Policies and The Rise of Untapped Areas in Healthcare M&A; Nexus of Investment Opportunities Involving Non-Profit Health Systems, Financial Sponsors & For-Profit Entities; Cross-Border Deals: Trends in M&A Deals from Across the Ocean, and more. For complete agenda details:

Speaking faculty at this year's conference includes senior-level executives from:

--  Altaris Capital
--  Banc of America Securities
--  CapitalSource Finance
--  Center for Medicaid & Medicare Services, U.S. Department of Health &
    Human Services
--  Community Health Systems, Inc.
--  Crescent Healthcare
--  Deutsche Bank
--  Dynamics, Inc. and Pappajohn Capital Resources
--  e+healthcare
--  Gorman Health Group
--  GTCR Golder Rauner, LLC
--  HealthSpring
--  Houlihan Lokey
--  IBM Corporation
--  KPMG
--  Lazard Middle Market
--  Linden LLC
--  Merrill Lynch & Co.
--  Morgan Stanley
--  Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
--  Omnicare
--  PAREXEL International
--  PricewaterhouseCoopers
--  Raymond James & Associates
--  RehabCare Group Inc.
--  Riverside Partners
--  Robert W. Baird Healthcare Investment Banking
--  Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal LLP
--  Truu Health, Inc.
--  Veridign Health Solutions
--  Water Street Healthcare Partners
--  Wellspring Partners (A Huron Consulting Group Practice)
--  Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe

For conference updates, speaker roster, and to register:

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Jennifer Sobrino, Esq.
    Vice President, Finance & Capital Markets
    International Institute for Business Information & Growth (iiBIG)
    Phone: 212-300-2528
    Email Contact