Ziegler, a leading healthcare investment bank with a significant presence in the senior living, healthcare, and information technology sectors as well as other related investment activities, and Link•Age Ventures, Inc. (Link•age), a venture firm focused on investing in leading companies that provide products, services and technology to the aging marketplace, are pleased to announce the formation and close of the Ziegler Link•Age Longevity Fund, L.P. (the "Fund").
The Fund is one of the first to focus on the aging market and companies that provide innovative products, services and technologies to meet the growing needs of seniors and senior living providers in this changing era of healthcare reform. The General Partner of the Fund is Ziegler Link•Age Management, LLC, a
The Fund will target equity and equity-like (including convertible debt) investments in companies that provide healthcare services, healthcare technology and other related products and services relevant to the senior living and aging population marketplace (the "Longevity Economy"). The Fund also provides a unique platform for collaboration and innovation amongst the Limited Partner investors, who are primarily comprised of approximately 70 not-for-profit senior living providers from across the nation and select other healthcare focused organizations. Both
The Fund is founded on the belief that the increasing aging population of
Key investment themes will include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Aging in Place
• Coordination of Care
• Chronic Disease Management
• Reduction of Hospitalizations and Readmissions
• Disease Prevention and Wellness Strategies
• Government Funded Programs / Public Health Related Matters
The Fund will generally invest in companies who have established solutions and are seeking additional growth capital, while leveraging the expertise of the General Partner to grow and be successful across this market segment.
The total capital commitments to the Fund are
For more information on Ziegler, please visit http://www.ziegler.com. For more information on Link·age Ventures, please visit http://www.LinkageConnect.com.
ABOUT LINK·AGE VENTURES:
Link•Age Ventures is an investment firm interested in investing in financially viable companies that provide products, services or technology to the aging marketplace. Link•Age Ventures is a "hybrid" firm in that it will invest in traditional venture capital opportunities and more established companies that fit its investment criteria. Link•Age Ventures looks to invest in companies that understand and can leverage the Link•Age network of 600 senior living communities and over 300,000 residents to grow their organizations.
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