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Cressey News

March 23, 2022

Cressey & Company Recognized by BluWave as a Top 50 Private Equity Firm and a Recipient of an 2022 Top 50 Private Equity Innovator Award

Chicago, IL – March 23, 2022 – BluWave, a private equity-focused B2B Intelligent Marketplace, announced today that Cressey & Company is one of the recipients of the inaugural 2022 Top 50 Private Equity Innovator Awards. The awards were created by BluWave to recognize select private equity (“PE”) firms for exemplary innovation and leadership.

BluWave’s 2022 Top 50 Private Equity Innovator Awards recognize firms that represent the top 1% in the PE industry* for innovative practices in due diligence, value creation, firm operations, and Environmental, Social, and Governance.

“We are honored to be selected as a recipient of the Top 50 Private Equity Innovator Award. At Cressey & Company and across our partnerships, we believe innovation is one of the secret ingredients to improving America’s healthcare system,” said Steven Dildine, Partner at Cressey & Company

The Top 50 Private Equity Innovator Award recipients were selected by BluWave based upon a number of factors, in consultation with leading limited partners, investment bankers, and other thought leaders in the private equity ecosystem. For further information on the BluWave 2022 Top 50 Private Equity Innovator Awards, including the selection process, selection criteria, and recipients, please visit:

“The private equity industry is rapidly evolving, and we applaud the award-winning firms for their leadership across the four areas measured to achieve new levels of business success,” says Sean Mooney, Founder and CEO, BluWave. “They are transforming the way private equity helps businesses grow and develop and deserve this well-earned recognition.”


Cressey & Company

Based in Chicago, Illinois and Nashville, Tennessee, Cressey & Company LP is a private investment firm focused on building leading healthcare services and information technology businesses. With a history spanning 40 years, the Cressey & Company team is one of the most experienced and successful in the healthcare private equity field.


BluWave, LP is an innovative B2B Intelligent Marketplace that uses technology, data, and human ingenuity to connect more than 500 leading private equity firms and thousands of proactive businesses with best-in-class, pre-vetted, third parties for critical due diligence, value creation, and preparing for sale needs. BluWave’s invitation-only Intelligent Marketplace includes private equity-grade service provider groups, independent consultants and interim executives.

BluWave, LP has not received investment capital from and holds no ownership interest in the PE firms evaluated or recognized under the Top 50 PE Innovator awards program. BluWave received no compensation from any of the PE firms in connection with this awards program. However, BluWave may otherwise provide services to the PE firms and/or portfolio companies, but BluWave confirms that its assessment of the PE firms was independent of any such service arrangements.