PE  Contemporary Healthcare Capital

     Office Locations:

801 Broad Street, Suite 200
Chattanooga, TN 37402
Phone: 423-424-1800



  • Middle Market



  • Life Sciences & Healthcare



    In 2007, the management team of Ziegler Healthcare Capital (ZHC) formed Contemporary Healthcare Capital (CHC) to provide a broader spectrum of products that focus on the healthcare services industry. CHC offers senior mortgage, mezzanine and asset based financing. In addition, the firm makes equity investments to assist in the funding of acquisitions, mergers, partnership buy-outs, refinancing of existing debt, construction and working capital financing. Fixed-rate mezzanine loans range in size from $1M - $18M. The firm's equity investments range from $1M - $18M, with a preferred coupon between 8%-10% (can be accrued). Total investments are more than $250 million.



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    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    John O'Brien Managing Partner
    P. Byron DeFoor Co-Founder and Partner
    Steve McGee Partner and Director of Operations


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