Kohlberg & Co., a private equity firm headquartered in New York, has partnered with United Digestive, a gastroenterology physician practice management firm in the U.S.

United Digestive offers a management platform for gastroenterology practices and has over 200 providers across 80 locations in the southeastern U.S. UD was formed from a partnership between Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates and Frazier Healthcare Partners in December 2018.

“We are thrilled to partner with Kohlberg and benefit from their deep expertise and successful track record of scaling leading physician management companies,” states Mark Gilreath, CEO of United Digestive. “This partnership will enable UD to accelerate our growth strategy and continue bringing like-minded physicians together.”

Goodwin Procter LLP and Bass Berry & Sims PLC represented United Digestive for the transaction. Houlihan Lokey served as advisor for United Digestive.