LOS ANGELES, CA – December 13, 2022 – The M&A Atlas Awards | Americas recently announced that Westcove Partners, LLC (“Westcove”) was nominated for the M&A Healthcare Boutique Investment Bank of the Year award for 2022. The M&A Atlas Awards recognizes the top performing investment banks, private equity firms, and lenders, among other categories, across the M&A landscape. Additionally, Westcove has been recognized for its financial advisory of PeakMed Direct Primary Care’s (“PeakMed”) partnership with 1Life Healthcare (“One Medical”) as the Small U.S.-based Mergers and Acquisitions Transaction of the Year for 2022 by the M&A Atlas Awards. The awards will be presented at the 14th Annual Americas M&A Atlas Awards ceremony on January 19, 2023, at the Metropolitan Club of New York in New York City, NY.
Justin Hand, Managing Director at Westcove, commented, “Our team set out to change the standard of investment banking services in late 2020 and being nominated for this award in such a short amount of time is a reflection of our service to our clients. In two short years, we have completed 15 M&A transactions, and most importantly, provided superior client service to each of our clients. Our future is bright with the help of our incredible team, support of our clients and referral sources, and by always striving for execution excellence.”
Evidence of our execution excellence is the recognition of Westcove’s client, PeakMed as the Small U.S.-based Mergers and Acquisitions Transaction of the Year. PeakMed was founded in 2014 with a mission to eliminate barriers to high-quality, cost-effective healthcare services through its membership-based direct primary care model. With five locations across Denver and Colorado Springs, Colorado, and a network of affiliated direct primary care practices across the United States, PeakMed has grown into one of the largest independent direct primary care practices in the country. PeakMed provides One Medical a strong regional presence and additions of exceptional leadership capabilities. Additionally, PeakMed’s unique value proposition and care offering supplements One Medical’s portfolio of services and allow One Medical to continue to expand into new geographies and end markets.
Abe M’Bodj, Vice President at Westcove, commented, “Congratulations to both PeakMed and One Medical for being recognized by M&A Atlas Awards; it is a testament to the partnership both organizations have created together. We at Westcove are proud to have advised PeakMed throughout this transaction and couldn’t speak more highly of One Medical during the process. We know the organizations will achieve great things together.”
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