Private equity firm, ABRY, is set to acquire FastMed, the second largest independent urgent care organization in the U.S. The acquisition will include FastMed's 87 clinics and the corporate offices in North Carolina and Arizona. Currently, FastMed employs more than 1,100 - which include physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners. FastMed CEO, Kevin Blank noted:
"The additional capital and management talent that ABRY provides will allow us to significantly expand our geographic footprint and grow organically as well as through targeted acquisitions…."