Westcove Advises Heart and Vascular Care in its Partnership with Cardiovascular Associates of America
LOS ANGELES, CA – November 29, 2022 – Westcove Partners LLC (“Westcove”), an emerging and highly specialized investment bank, announced that it acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Heart and Vascular Care (“HVC”) in its partnership with Cardiovascular Associates of America (“CVAUSA”), a portfolio company of Webster Equity Partners. Across nine locations, HVC has grown to be a leading cardiovascular practice in Metro Atlanta and the surrounding North Georgia communities. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Westcove’s deal team included Justin Hand, Managing Director; Abe M’Bodj, Vice President; Shan Chawla, Associate; Dimitri Michalakis, Associate; and Fei Han, Analyst.
HVC, headquartered in Cumming, Georgia, has a team of 25 providers across nine locations and is one of the fastest-growing independent cardiology practices in Georgia. Since the Company’s inception in 2007, HVC has emphasized a patient-centric approach, providing comprehensive, compassionate, high-quality care to patients via a dedicated provider base and supporting administrative team. With this partnership in place, HVC will serve as CVAUSA’s regional platform in the Southeastern U.S.

Aman Kakkar MD, Chairman, stated, “We are excited to be partnering with CVAUSA and starting this new chapter for our practice. Westcove helped us navigate this process expeditiously while providing invaluable guidance and advice to the executive team and our shareholders. We feel CVAUSA is an excellent cultural fit as they have a patient-centered mission statement like HVC’s.”

Scott Beach MD, Chief Medical Officer, stated “CVAUSA is assembling cardiovascular practices across the country that are known for their high quality and superb reputations in their respective markets. HVC chose CVAUSA because of its deep expertise in cardiovascular services and the knowledge and support that it can bring to our practice.”
Tim Attebery, Chief Executive Officer, CVAUSA stated “HVC has created a superb organizational culture and working environment that attracts the best physicians and staff. We look forward to developing and expanding services throughout Georgia in collaboration with HVC and other cardiovascular physicians in an effort to lower the overall cost of cardiovascular care while maintaining the highest levels of quality, safety, access, equity, and patient experience.”
Justin Hand of Westcove comments, “We are thrilled to have advised HVC in this transaction. Through the hard work and commitment of its shareholders and executive team, HVC has grown rapidly in recent years and is now one of the leading cardiovascular practices in the Southeast. We are confident HVC will provide a solid foundation for CVAUSA to establish its presence in Georgia and the Southeastern U.S.”
About Heart and Vascular Care

Founded in 2007, Heart and Vascular Care is one of the fastest-growing independent practices in Georgia. The Company consists of 25 providers and offers a broad range of cardiovascular services through a patient-centric approach at its nine state-of-the-art locations. For more information visit www.hvcmd.com.

About Cardiovascular Associates of America

Headquartered in Orlando, Florida, Cardiovascular Associates of America aims to bring the best cardiovascular physicians into one network with the common mission of saving lives, reducing costs, and improving patient care through clinical innovation. Through CVAUSA’s physician-centered practice management model, physicians drive clinical care and their practice culture, while benefiting from the business expertise and shared resources available through CVAUSA. For more information, please visit www.cvausa.com.

About Webster Equity Partners

Founded in 2003, Webster Equity Partners invests in healthcare services companies with high-impact growth strategies that deliver the highest quality care and extraordinary service. Webster has $6.8 billion in assets under management and has completed more than 200 platform and add-on investments over the firm’s history. For additional information on Webster Equity Partners, please visit www.websterequitypartners.com.

About Westcove Partners
Westcove Partners is a leading healthcare-focused investment bank that specializes in advising its clients through mergers & acquisitions, debt and equity financing, as well as other complex corporate finance transactions. The team focuses on founder-operated businesses and seeks to curate its advisory services according to the intricacies that come with these types of businesses.
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