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We empower healthcare leaders.

Cressey & Company is focused exclusively on investing in leading healthcare businesses.

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The Firm

At Cressey & Company, we have spent decades learning what it takes to navigate the healthcare industry and enable outsized growth for our partners.

With 40+ years of experience forging lasting partnerships across the healthcare industry, Cressey is one of the most experienced and successful partners in healthcare private equity.

In addition to strategic capital, we deliver years of business-building expertise as well as a deep network of resources to help our partner companies accelerate growth.


The Firm’s roots as a healthcare private equity partner were established in the late 1970s. Since that time, principals at Cressey have invested in dozens of investment partnerships and forged relationships with hundreds of talented executives.

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$3+ trillion
Focus area aggregate spend
$2 billion
Funds raised
Combined years healthcare & investment experience
Historical and current partnerships

Our mission

The mission of Cressey & Company is to cultivate and build powerful healthcare partnerships.

  • Build

    innovative, forward-thinking, path-breaking companies

  • Improve

    America’s health and healthcare community

  • Create

    exceptional value for patients, business leaders, investors, and stakeholders

What we look for

We partner with companies that share our mission to innovate and improve America’s healthcare system.

These characteristics align with our goal to empower healthcare services and technology leaders to capitalize on opportunities for enhanced growth.

  • Established market position

  • Proven and durable business model

  • Excellent growth prospects via actionable growth levers

  • Commitment to quality and outcomes

  • Dedicated focus on culture and employment engagement

  • Seasoned and nimble leadership team


Environmental, Social, and Governance

Cressey & Company believes that focused Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) efforts can mitigate complexity, encourage innovation, and drive value creation for our Firm and our partners.

We are committed to:

  • Completing ESG diligence for new partnerships

  • Proactively managing Firm-level governance risks

  • Monitoring ESG performance across our partnerships

  • Providing accountability and transparency to our investors

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

We believe that a diverse team, with an equitable and inclusive culture are foundational to the success of our Firm and our partnerships.

Diversity in background, ethnicity, gender, race, culture, religion, sexual orientation, distance traveled, diversity of thought, as well as other characteristics that make our team members unique helps to foster innovative perspectives that add value to our Firm and investment decisions and bolsters the Cressey values of Exceptional Quality, Extraordinary Passion, and Respect for Excellence.

As we integrate these ideals into our lived practices, we are committed to incorporating DEI strategies internally and across our partnerships in the following ways:

  • Building and sustaining organizational support for DEI

  • Attracting and retaining diverse talent

  • Incorporating DEI into the investment process

  • Monitoring and aligning our DEI efforts