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FTC lawsuit targets PE’s harmful healthcare roll-ups

In September 2023, the Federal Trade Commission sued private equity firm Welsh Carson Anderson & Stowe and a healthcare provider under its ownership, alleging a coordinated monopoly scheme at Texas patients’ expense. The complaint alleges that Welsh Carson and US…

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Washington State Investment Board invested in polluting Rio Grande LNG

The Washington State Investment Board is responsible for overseeing the investment portfolios of 17 retirement plans catering to public employees, teachers, school personnel, law enforcement officers, firefighters, and judges. Additionally, we are entrusted with managing investments for several other significant…

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PESP supports amendments to FTC/DOJ merger guidelines

On July 19, 2023 the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice released a draft update of the Merger Guidelines, which describe and guide the agencies’ review of mergers and acquisitions to determine compliance with federal antitrust laws.

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Private Equity Healthcare Acquisitions – August 2023

In light of the growing investor interest in healthcare and the risks associated with private equity ownership of healthcare companies, the Private Equity Stakeholder Project is tracking private equity-backed healthcare acquisitions. Below is a list of private equity healthcare…

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