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Back to blog July 19, 2022 No Comments Author: Andy Jones

Private Equity Investments in Mental Health Companies

Private equity investments in the Mental Health space have increased significantly in the wake of COVID.

The chart below, from our Private Equity Database, shows varied PE appetite for mental health companies over time, but spiking in recent years.

PE Firms Investing in Mental Health Companies

Most Active

Five PE Firms with at least two current platform Mental Health investments:

  1. Pharos Capital Group (Dallas, TX, US)
  2. Shore Capital Partners (Chicago, IL, US)
  3. WindRose Health Investors (New York, NY, US)
  4. KKR & Co. (New York, NY, US)
  5. Polaris Partners (Boston, MA, US)

Sample Private Equity Investments in Mental Health Space

May 2022DFJ Growth invested in Osmind (San Francisco, CA, US), a public benefit corporation helping clinicians and researchers advance new life-saving mental health treatments.

May 2022Princeton Equity Group invested in Ellie Mental Health (Mendota Heights, MN, US), an operator and franchisor of outpatient mental health clinics.

March 2022KKR & Co. invested in Brightline (Palo Alto, CA, US), a national provider of virtual pediatric mental health services.

January 2022New Heritage Capital invested in AMFM Healthcare (San Juan Capistrano, CA, US), a mental health services company providing specialized treatment for mood & thought disorders.

December 2021Spectrum Equity invested in PresenceLearning (New York, NY, US), a provider of teletherapy and software for special education and mental health providers in K-12 schools.

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