Aditya Govil offers a Private Equity and Consulting Perspective on Healthcare

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On this week’s episode of The Scope, we’re joined by Aditya Govil. AG is a Senior Associate at VSS, a private investment firm that invests in the healthcare, business services and education industries.  He focuses on sourcing, evaluating, executing, and monitoring investments.

Previously, he was a venture capital investor at Alumni Ventures Group and spent over a decade in the healthcare industry as a member of the leadership team at Avant-Garde Health, the Advisory Board Company (part of UnitedHealth Group, a Fortune 10 company), and Strata (part of Roper Technologies, a Fortune 1000 and S&P 500 company). 

AG graduated with his MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and Bachelor’s from the University of Michigan.

We sat down to chat about the healthcare industry from a private equity and consulting perspective, and how it has changed over the last few years.  We will also discuss what AG looks for in leadership and business models when it comes to possible healthcare investment opportunities. Last, we will dive into the successes and challenges healthcare portfolio companies are facing given the industry’s volatility and how they are navigating all of it.


  • AG’s path to the healthcare private equity space.
  • What drew him to VSS?
  • AG’s long-term objectives and aspirations with his work and the companies he and his business support.
  • How private equity continues to grow in healthcare and the reasons why? Will it continue for years to come?
  • Analyzing healthcare companies from an investor’s perspective, including what to look for in their leadership teams and business models and how payors, patients and the government play into your decision making.
  • A private equity perspective on the future of healthcare.
  • Where does AG see private equity, healthcare investment and operational strategies, and the overall thesis for organizational growth changing in the future given this continually-shifting industry landscape?

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