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On the Editor's Desk

A peek into the private equity mind

July 13, 2011Liz Beaulieu, Editor

It's all over the news today that Kinetic Concepts, Inc. (KCI) has agreed to be acquired by a private equity firm called Apax Partners and two Canadian pension funds in a $5 billion buyout. KCI, as you know, is a manufacturer and provider of wound care therapy products. A blogger for Forbes.com was able to get an interview with Buddy Gumina, co-head of Apax's healthcare practice. Gumina's not exactly forthcoming, but he does say a few things that give us a peek into how private equity views the healthcare...

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