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January 9, 2024

BGL Announces the Sale of United Skin Specialists to Schweiger Dermatology Group

Brown Gibbons Lang & Company (BGL) is pleased to announce the sale of United Skin Specialists (USS), a provider of management services to dermatology practices, to Schweiger Dermatology Group (SDG). BGL’s Healthcare & Life Sciences investment banking team acted as the exclusive financial advisor to United Skin Specialists, a portfolio company of Tonka Bay Equity Partners (Tonka Bay). The specific terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The transaction builds upon BGL’s market-leading position in advising physician practices and related ancillary services.

The transaction furthers BGL’s commitment to dermatology — and more broadly, the provider services sector — and represents its eleventh completed transaction involving dermatology and cosmetic services providers.

Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USS provides practice management services to a variety of well-established dermatology offices in the Midwest. Since its founding in 2015, USS has grown through making acquisitions, launching de novo locations, and offering additional services.

SDG is the largest group dermatology practice on the East Coast, with over 100 offices and more than 300 healthcare providers. SDG provides medical, cosmetic, and surgical dermatology services with more than 1.5 million patient visits annually.

BGL’s Healthcare Provider Services Group is one of the most experienced and respected financial advisory teams in the U.S. for physician practice, dermatology, and aesthetic services M&A, with a long track record of expertise in successfully advising physicians, alternate site providers, and private equity investors through strategic transactions.