For the past few years, we have noted a rising number of deals between corporate and private veterinary practices. Lavishly funded by private equity capital, consolidators pay up to 18 times more than what a practice is worth. While getting a generous paycheck is lucrative, practice owners are worried about what’s going to happen with their respective legacies and whether acquirers will take good care of their teams.
Early in the consolidation game, practice owners were not given much choice. Corporations would roll up 100% of their businesses, obligating the former owners to stay on as clinicians for a couple of years. Today, practice owners can afford to be pickier and leverage the increasing corporate interest to sell at better terms — for them and their employees.
From joint venture partnerships to all-employee equity participation in the consolidator itself, we’ll discuss different options that practice sellers can choose from to extract maximum value from the deal.
This webinar will lend itself to those involved in the industry, such as current and aspiring practice owners and their associates, corporate groups, and investors in animal healthcare.
We’ll discuss the following topics: