NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm, announced today that Justin Sunshine has joined the firm as a Managing Director in its New York office. Mr. Sunshine, who spent the past ten years at Blackstone, will focus on investments in the Healthcare sector.
Robbert Vorhoff, Managing Director and Global Head of Healthcare at General Atlantic, commented, “We are seeing unprecedented levels of innovation across the healthcare space, as talented, mission-driven entrepreneurs leverage new technologies and payment models to improve the quality of care, reduce the cost of care, and improve the patient experience. Justin enjoys a great reputation across the healthcare community, and I’m confident his intellect, investment acumen and depth of healthcare knowledge will help expand and strengthen our global healthcare investment efforts.”
“General Atlantic has a long and impressive track record of investing in the healthcare sector, and the fast pace of change in the industry is creating exciting opportunities for proven growth investors,” said Mr. Sunshine. “I look forward to working with Robb and the team to identify new investments and support the momentum of our expanding healthcare portfolio.”
“We are seeing rapid and significant technological advances across healthcare and life sciences, presenting new opportunities to partner with talented entrepreneurs solving problems in the space,” said Bill Ford, Chief Executive Officer of General Atlantic. “We are thrilled to welcome Justin, a skilled investor with deep experience working with healthcare services and technology companies as they scale into industry leaders.”
Mr. Sunshine most recently served as Managing Director in the Private Equity Group at Blackstone, focusing primarily on investments across the healthcare industry. Having worked in both the New York and London offices, Mr. Sunshine was responsible for Blackstone’s investments in the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), Change Healthcare, TeamHealth, Apria Healthcare Group, Intertrust and Scout24.
Mr. Sunshine began his career at Accenture as a Consultant in the firm’s Strategy Practice. He holds a BBA in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Drawing from nearly 40 years of experience investing in over 350 global growth companies, General Atlantic partners with entrepreneurs and management teams who are building leading, high-growth businesses. The firm has approximately $35 billion in assets under management. General Atlantic focuses on investments across four sectors, including Consumer, Financial Services, Healthcare, and Technology, with support from the firm’s global team of experts.
About General Atlantic
General Atlantic is a leading global growth equity firm providing capital and strategic support for growth companies. Established in 1980, General Atlantic combines a collaborative global approach, sector specific expertise, a long-term investment horizon and a deep understanding of growth drivers to partner with great entrepreneurs and management teams to build exceptional businesses worldwide. General Atlantic has more than 150 investment professionals based in New York, Amsterdam, Beijing, Greenwich, Hong Kong, Jakarta, London, Mexico City, Mumbai, Munich, Palo Alto, São Paulo, Shanghai, and Singapore. For more information on General Atlantic, please visit the website: www.generalatlantic.com.
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