Bloom Advises Louisiana Ear, Nose, Throat & Sinus on Partnership with Elevate ENT Partners
- May 30, 2023
The Bloom Organization (“Bloom”), a premier middle-market sell-side advisor, today announced that its client, Louisiana Ear, Nose, Throat & Sinus, LLC (“LENTS”), has partnered with an Audax Private Equity (“Audax”) portfolio company, Elevate ENT Partners (“Elevate”). Elevate is a multi-state platform that provides management resources and capital support to ear, nose, and throat (“ENT”) practices. The partnership provides Elevate with a leading practice in Louisiana.
With 13 ENT physicians operating across offices in Baton Rouge, St. Francisville, Zachary, and Denham Springs, LENTS is one of the largest independent ENT providers in Louisiana. Through its new affiliation with Elevate, LENTS will serve as a platform for growth in the state. LENTS physicians are recognized throughout the state as top-quality clinicians and thought leaders.
Audax Private Equity is a leading middle-market private equity investor with a history of investments in the physician practice management sector.
“Our practice had been contacted by numerous investor groups prior to hiring Bloom and we felt the timing was right to explore our options. We wanted a partner that shared our vision and core values. The Bloom team served as our expert guide in finding the right partner, for the right valuation, on the right terms,” said Dr. Ryan Boone, a LENTS founding physician partner.
When asked what most excites him about partnering with Elevate, Dr. Boone continued, “I’m most excited to continue our growth throughout the state of Louisiana. Having the Elevate team on our side to assist with the day-to-day and strategic operations will allow our leadership to spend more time doing what we love most – seeing patients.”
Greenberg Traurig, LLP, led by Adam Laughton, Partner, provided legal counsel to LENTS.
The LENTS transaction process was led by Brian Liberty and Graham Miller.
The Bloom Organization has 30+ years of experience working exclusively on healthcare services transactions assisting physicians, health systems, home health companies and private equity firms in market consolidation strategies and strategic partnerships. For more information or to discuss potential monetization opportunities, please contact The Bloom Organization at (305) 974-0700 or email@example.com.