Bourne Partners Releases Video Series Featuring Global Leaders in Private Equity, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals and Technology

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--()--Bourne Partners, a healthcare and consumer advisory, merchant banking, and investment firm, comprised of Bourne Capital Partners, LLC (BCP) and Bourne Partners Alternative Assets, LLC (BPAA), has released a series of short videos featuring industry insights from global leaders in private equity, healthcare, pharmaceuticals and technology.

The videos, which are available for viewing on the firm’s website at, are excerpted from panel and one-on-one discussions held at the Bourne Partners Annual Conference and Executive Summit earlier this year.

“In keeping with Bourne Partners’ goal of serving as an essential resource for our partners and clients, we’ve developed this series of videos to highlight key insights and market trends discussed at our annual conference,” said Banks Bourne, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Bourne Partners. “Whether it is by sharing industry information and analysis in these videos or fostering corporate connections at the event itself, we strive to play an active role in helping businesses grow by fostering long-term, profitable relationships.”

Ranging from three to six minutes long, the videos feature industry leaders discussing a variety of topics from the pharmaceutical, healthcare, technology and consumer sectors, including: the effects of the ACA; tax inversion transactions within the pharmaceutical industry; pharmaceutical M&A valuations; the future of healthcare IT; the branding challenges faced throughout the industry; and building strong teams.

In total, speakers’ companies at the Bourne Partners Annual Conference represented more than $70 billion in aggregate revenue, $50 billion in market capitalization and $200 billion in assets under management. Notable speakers featured in the video series include:

  • Rick Hendrick, Founder of Hendrick Motorsports
  • Fred Luddy, Founder, Chief Product Officer, and Director of ServiceNow
  • David Krantz, CEO of YP
  • Joe Piemont, President and COO of Carolinas HealthCare System
  • Ralph de la Torre, Chairman and CEO of Steward Health Care System
  • David Simmons, Chairman and CEO of Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD)
  • Bud Watts, Managing Director of The Carlyle Group

Eleven videos are currently available on the Bourne Partners website at, with additional installments scheduled to be released on a weekly basis.

For information about next year’s conference or to receive the Bourne Partners weekly newsletter, please contact Heather McQuilkin at or 704-552-8407.

About Bourne Capital Partners (BCP)

Headquartered in Charlotte, NC, Bourne Capital Partners is a financial advisory, investment and consulting firm founded in 2001 that focuses solely on fulfilling the unique needs of established, middle-market healthcare and consumer companies across the globe. Originally founded as a pharmaceutical investment firm, BCP has evolved its service offerings in an effort to form enduring relationships with the healthcare and consumer companies it chooses to serve.

About Bourne Partners Alternative Assets (BPAA)

Headquartered in Charlotte, NC, Bourne Partners Alternative Assets invests directly in healthcare and consumer companies and invests opportunistically in other companies where it sees compelling long-term return characteristics. BPAA takes either majority positions or co-investment positions alongside other private equity firms with whom BPAA has longstanding relationships. In addition, BPAA invests in funds managed by well-known, top-tier private equity managers like The Carlyle Group, Cerberus Capital Management, LP, and Irving Place Capital, among others. BPAA also invests directly in companies alongside these managers on a case-by-case basis. In all cases, BPAA seeks to add value to its partner company and fund investments by applying its network of strategic relationships (both private equity and industry relationships), advisory and consulting expertise, and operating experience to generate a positive outcome for management, employees, and investors.


Bourne Partners
Heather McQuilkin, 704-552-8407


Bourne Partners
Heather McQuilkin, 704-552-8407