Sun Capital announced that its affiliate has completed the acquisition of West Dermatology, a leading, clinical, cosmetic, and research dermatology platform.
WHO: Founded in 1962 and headquartered in Newport Beach, California, West Dermatology is a leading, clinical, cosmetic, and research dermatology platform with 55+ clinic locations throughout Arizona, California, and Nevada. The company offers more than 800,000 annual patients cosmetic and clinical expertise and continued care for common skin conditions, cancer prevention and remediation, elective cosmetic procedures as well as critical, specialty services such as dermatopathology, innovative research trials, and Mohs microsurgery.
Sun Capital Partners is a leading private investment firm focused on investing in market-leading companies.
IN THEIR OWN WORDS: “Dermatology is a recession-resistant and growing industry within the broader retail health landscape, and West is a premier player poised to grow further in partnership with Sun Capital,” said Marc Leder, Co-Chief Executive Officer of Sun Capital. “We are excited to begin working with CEO Chris Kane and his team and look forward to growing West organically and through continued best-in-class add-on acquisitions.”
“Having undergone significant growth over the past five years, West is now at a point where we are prepared to leverage our core competencies to grow in partnership with Sun Capital,” said Kane. “We’re confident Sun Capital’s proven expertise will help us to enhance operations, and better fulfill our mission of serving each of our patients to the best of our ability, every day.”
“West is a true strategic platform that benefits from a carefully assembled portfolio of best-in-class providers, a strong management team prepared to execute an ambitious growth strategy, great strategic payor relationships, and a deep bench of clinical and cosmetic dermatologists recognized as true thought leaders,” added Daniel Florian, Managing Director at Sun Capital Partners. “With support from Sun Capital, West will accelerate its disciplined growth strategy and will further build on the Company’s legacy of excellence.”
- Sun Capital affiliate has completed the acquisition of West Dermatology.
- The terms of the private transaction were not disclosed.
- West Dermatology has executed 22 acquisitions since 2016 and has recorded sustained multiyear organic growth at more than twice the industry rate as a portfolio company of Enhanced Healthcare Partners.
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