Buyer: BelHealth Investment Partners LLC
Seller: American HealthCare Staffing Association LLC
Sector: Health Staffing
BelHealth Investment Partners LLC, a healthcare-focused private equity firm, acquired American HealthCare Staffing Association LLC (AHSA), a hospital VMS provider. AHSA, founded in 2003 and headquartered in Traverse City, Mich., provides 200 member facilities nationwide with all areas of clinical and non-clinical temporary employees including: nurses, physicians, mid-level healthcare professionals, allied healthcare professionals, medical office staff, IT and other staffing specialties. “I look forward to our partnership with BelHealth and leveraging their deep healthcare network to support AHSA’s next phase of growth,” said AHSA President Tim Cerny, who will remain in charge of the firm.
We believe AHSA is well positioned to achieve exponential growth over the next several years.” New York-based BelHealth Investment Partners is a healthcare private equity firm focused on lower middle-market companies. Last October, it acquired AHS Staffing LLC, a healthcare staffing firm based in Edmond, Okla. The firm typically invests $20 million to $50 million per platform company across three core healthcare segments: Services, products and distribution.