Evaluating A Healthcare IPO: Hedge Funds Look Beyond the Hype

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  CLIENT SITUATION When Nevro, a manufacturer and distributor of a medical device to relieve back pain, announced an IPO, hedge funds sat up straight and took notice. Physicians in Europe and Australia had started to implant Nevro’s Senza HF10 System, a new high frequency spinal cord stimulator, to relieve chronic back and leg pain […]

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Developing a Clear View of an Eyecare Device

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  CLIENT SITUATION A private equity (PE) firm specializing in the healthcare sector was evaluating investing in a company developing a device with the potential to treat glaucoma patients. While the device has a highly specialized use, the analysts at the PE firm hypothesized it had the potential to deliver high returns. Over a period […]

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Minimizing Risks in Direct Lending

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  CLIENT SITUATION A leading asset management firm provides customized financing solutions to middle market companies. As a senior vice president on the asset management firm’s lending team said, “We have limited underwriting bandwidth, and Guidepoint ’s experts flatten out our learning curve.” A sponsor presented a packet of information to the asset management firm about a […]

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Conducting First-Class Due Diligence on Regional Airline

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  CLIENT SITUATION When an asset management firm considered the purchase of a regional airline, a senior analyst at the firm sought expert insights on commuter passenger travel, charter air travel, and cargo operations. The firm needed a deep understanding of the local market and the regional airline’s cooperative arrangements with national carriers. Of specific […]

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