9th Annual Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity & Finance Conference

Growing Investments and Executing Transactions During Times of Change

February 22 - 23, 2012

160 East Pearson Street
Chicago, IL

The healthcare and life sciences markets are in a period of dramatic change. Despite this change, successful private equity funds can still execute deals and achieve capital growth by implementing the right strategies in the right markets. Join us at the premier two-day healthcare-focused private equity and finance conference as we continue to explore new ways to successfully close transactions and achieve growth. This year’s conference will again include presentations by companies seeking investment or financing.


Wednesday, February 22, 2012

10 – 11 a.m. Registration
11 – 12 p.m. Company Presentations
  TRACK A P – Cure
TheraBionic LLC
Pons Pharma, Inc
SonarMed, Inc.
Bryan Bylica, Attorney, McGuireWoods LLP (Moderator)
  TRACK B Diagnostic Photonics
Advanced Cooling Therapy, LLC
NudgeRx, Inc.
Holly Carnell, Attorney, McGuireWoods LLP (Moderator)
  TRACK C Avancen MOD Corporation
CW Optics
Joseph McMenamin Partner, McGuireWoods LLP (Moderator)
12 – 1 p.m. Networking Lunch
1 – 1:10 p.m. Welcome & Introductions
John Schmidt, Managing Director, McGladrey
Krist Werling, Partner, McGuireWoods LLP
1:10 – 1:45 p.m. Keynote Presentation
Senator Evan Bayh III, Partner, McGuireWoods LLP
1:45 – 2:15 p.m. Government Update Panel
Governor James Hodges, Partner,
McGuireWoods LLP
Frank Donatelli, Executive Vice President & Director, McGuireWoods Consulting, LLC
Stephanie Kennan, Senior Vice President, Government Relations,
McGuireWoods Consulting, LLC (Moderator)
2:15 – 2:50 p.m. Keynote Equity Investors Roundtable Discussion
Young Lee, Managing Director, Audax Group
R. Craig Collister, Senior Partner, Roundtable Healthcare Partners
Sarah Roth, Vice President, The Riverside Company
Matthew Hicks, Partner, Excellere Partners
Milton Marcotte, Managing Director, McGladrey (Moderator)
Krist Werling, Partner, McGuireWoods LLP (Moderator)
2:50 – 3:30 p.m. Serving on Boards and Protecting Your Brand:
Preparing for Healthcare Crisis Management

Harry Kraemer, Executive Partner, Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC
3:30 – 3:45 p.m. Networking Coffee Break
3:45 – 4:30 p.m. Current Terms, Structures and Rates for Healthcare Deals
C. Christopher Smith, Senior Vice President, Healthcare Finance Group
Patrick Coffey, Managing Vice President,
Capital One Bank
Michael Scarangella, Managing Director,
Morgan Stanley
Doug Cornett, Senior Vice President,
RBS Citizens Bank
Art Gambill,Partner, McGuireWoods LLP (Moderator)
4:40 – 5:25 p.m. Managing Healthcare Workouts and Distressed Situations
Martin Winter, Managing Director, Alvarez and Marsal Holdings, LLC
Bill Siren, Managing Director, Alix Partners
Jeff Chadwick, Partner, McGuireWoods LLP (Moderator)
3:45 – 4:30 p.m. Understanding and Modeling Reimbursement Changes – Bundling, P4P and ACO’s
Mike Nichols, Managing Director, McGladrey
Shawn Bishop, Senior Vice President,
Marwood Group, LLC
Cindy Johnson, Associate Director, Navigant Consulting, Inc
Scott Downing, Partner, McGuireWoods LLP (Moderator)
4:40 – 5:25 p.m. Revenue Recognition and Adjusting the Cash Flow:
Examining 10 Common EBITDA Adjustments in Healthcare Deals

Andy Jenkins, Director, Transaction Advisory Services, McGladrey
Chris Graber, Vice President,
Waud Capital Partners LLC
Michael Langdon, Principal, Frontenac Company
Ronald Ellis, Director, Transation Advisory Services, McGladrey
Tom Hiatt, Partner, Centerfield Capital Partners
Tammy Hill, Director, Financial Consulting, McGladrey (Moderator)
3:45 – 4:30 p.m. Home Health and Hospice, an Investor/Lender Deep Dive
Kevin Palamara, Managing Director, Provident Healthcare Partners, LLC
Jason Shafer, Vice President, HCP & Company
Jeff Baker, Director, Evolve Capital, Ltd.
Joseph Ibrahim, Principal, Riverside Company
Geoff Cockrell, Partner, McGuireWoods LLP (Moderator)
4:40 – 5:25 p.m. ASC, Dialysis and Urgent Care, an Investor/Lender Deep Dive
David White, Executive Director,
The Pinnacle Group, LLC
Barry Tanner, Chief Executive Officer & President, Physicians Endoscopy, LLC
Jay Yalowitz, Executive Vice President – Strategy, DSI
Bret Bowerman, Principal, Irving Place Capital
Amber Walsh, Partner, McGuireWoods LLP (Moderator)
5:30 – 7 p.m. Networking Reception

Thursday, February 23, 2012

8 – 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Keynote – Debt Finance Roundtable Discussion
Greg Ratliff, Senior Vice President, Healthcare Banking Group, Regions Financial Corporation
Stefano Robertson, Managing Director, Healthcare Finance – Golub Capital
Faraaz Kamran, Director, Madison Capital Funding LLC
Patrick Lucas, Vice President, GE Healthcare Financial Services
Raj Natarajan, Partner, McGuireWoods LLP (Moderator)
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Keynote
Dr. Steven Levitt, Co-author, Freakonomics
10:30 – 11 a.m. Networking Break
11 – 11:45 a.m. Positioning a Company for Lender Attractiveness
Dan Brown, Managing Director, Creative Health Capital, LLC
Brian Beckwith, Chief Executive Officer, Formation Capital, LLC
Steve Anderson, Senior Director, Oxford Finance LLC
Chris Greene, Partner, McGuireWoods LLP (Moderator)
11 – 11:45 a.m. Preparing Healthcare Companies for Sale and Running Efficient Sale Processes
Todd Van Horn, Vice President, Linden LLC
Brian Berkin, Senior Associate, LLR Partners, Inc.
Paul Kacik, Managing Director, McGladrey Capital Markets, LLC
Skip Wohlner, M.D., Mountain States Region
Barton Walker, Attorney, McGuireWoods LLP (Moderator)
11 – 11:45 a.m. Life Science Outsourcing and Tools, an Investor/Lender Deep Dive
Leah Brown, Chief Executive Officer & President,,A10 Clinical Solutions, Inc.
Sandy Thompson, Senior Partner, Roundtable Healthcare Partners
Torsten Nilson, President, Amsino International, Inc.
Krist Werling, Partner, McGuireWoods LLP (Moderator)
12 – 1 p.m. Networking Lunch
1 – 2 p.m. Company Presentations
  TRACK A – VetPathDX
Novian Health
Innovative Trauma Care Inc.
C Laser Inc – Advanced Interventional Pain
Meggan Bushee, Attorney, McGuireWoods LLP (Moderator)
  TRACK B – LAT Pharma
Ohmx Corporation
Cadence, Inc.
Interventional Management Services
Salina Canoy, Attorney, McGuireWoods LLP (Moderator)
  TRACK C – 2020 Gene Systems, Inc
Elorac, Inc.
Global Medical Conexions
Helen Suh, Attorney,
McGuireWoods LLP (Moderator)
2:05 – 2:50 p.m. Best Practices in Senior and Mezzanine Lender Diligence
Rodger Davis, Managing Partner, NorthCreek Mezzanine
Adam Britt, Vice President, Summit Partners
Bill Nutter, Partner, Tenth Street Capital III
Matt Lane, Vice President, Monroe Capital LLC
Mark Kromkowski, Partner, McGuireWoods LLP (Moderator)
2:55 – 3:40 p.m. Lending to Unique Deals
(Minority, 50/50, Practice Management, Multi-state Providers)

Bryan Rupprecht, Managing Director, MidCap Financial, LLC
Alan Regdos, Senior Vice President & National Underwriting Manager, Healthcare Finance Group
Timothy Wentink, Vice President, Madison Capital
Don Ensing, Partner, McGuireWoods LLP (Moderator)
2:05 – 2:50 p.m. Estate Planning Strategies in Private Equity Transactions
Robert McElroy, Partner, McGuireWoods LLP
William Long, Partner, McGuireWoods LLP
2:55 – 3:40 p.m. Expanding Healthcare Business Lines
Jimmy St. Louis, Chief Executive Officer, Advanced Healthcare Partners
Barbara Martin, Chief Executive Officer, Vista Health System
Peter Cunningham, President & Chief Executive Officer, CCO Healthcare Partners, LLC
Scott Becker, Partner, McGuireWoods LLP (Moderator)
2:05 – 2:50 p.m. Dental Practice Management, an Investor/Lender Deep Dive
Brian Chambers, Vice President, Beecken Petty O’Keefe & Company
Khurram Hussain, Founder, Dental Dreams, LLC
Justin Kaplan, Senior Vice President, BNY Mellon Alcentra Mezzanine Partners
Tom Spivey, Principal, McColl Partners
Geoff Cockrell, Partner, McGuireWoods LLP (Moderator)
2:55 – 3:40 p.m. Laboratory Services, an Investor/Lender Deep Dive
John Hennegan, Vice President, Shore Capital Partners
Garrick Rice, Managing Director, Sterling Partners
Brian Coe, Vice President, LabCorp
Ronald Ellis, Director, Transaction Advisory Services, McGladrey
Michael Lusk, Partner, McGuireWoods LLP (Moderator)
3:45 p.m. Conclude