Francis is a Managing Director and Head of Houlihan Lokey’s Healthcare Group. He has nearly 25 years of experience in M&A
and financial operations in the healthcare industry and has managed a wide
variety of projects, from acquisitions, divestitures, financings, and financial
restructurings to joint ventures and strategic alliance formation. He has
closed more than 175 transactions involving healthcare
IT and informatics, managed care, hospitals, homecare and hospice, outsourcing,
urgent care, and other healthcare facilities. Mr. Francis is based in the
firm’s Dallas office.
Francis’ notable transactions include ABILITY Network Inc., Arcadian Management
Services, CareNow, Gentle Dental, Great Lakes
Caring, Max IT Corp., MedHOK, Inc., Midwest Dental,
Neighborhood Health Providers, Senior Home Care, Inc., VITAS Healthcare Corp.,
and XIFIN, Inc.
joining Houlihan Lokey, Mr. Francis directed a national
team of acquisition professionals as Vice President of M&A for the home health division of
Hospital Corporation of America. He speaks frequently on M&A and finance in the healthcare
Francis holds a B.B.A. in Finance from Baylor
University. He is a Certified Public Accountant.