1st America

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Affinity Ventures is pleased to announce the completion of the second home infusion transaction in 3 months.  Advanced Infusion Services (“AIS”) has acquired 1st America Infusion Services located in Valdosta, GA.  Affinity Ventures acted as the exclusive investment banking advisor to 1st America.

AIS, is a compliance focused provider of patient-specific medications for chronic pain patients with intrathecal pumps and other chronic and acute conditions. The company is a portfolio holding of Excellere Partners, a middle-market private equity investment firm based in Denver, Colorado. With a deep knowledge of healthcare and more specifically the home infusion therapy sector, the addition of 1st America was a natural fit.   The core values of all three entities was a natural merger for all concerned.  Value based, premier patient care, and employee focus are only some of the qualities the companies share.

1st America Infusion Services, LLC located in Valdosta, GA, is a fully accredited infusion provider through ACHC.  . The company formed in 1992 by Jeff Sikes, R.Ph is a full service home infusion company providing a broad therapy spectrum. Major types of therapy are Immune Globulin (IG), TPN, Enteral Feedings, Antibiotics, Remicade, Chemotherapy, and Inotropic Care for Heart Failure. Highly trained infusion clinical pharmacists and pharmacy technicians provide services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.  Jeff Sikes felt AIS was the perfect fit culturally to continue his legacy of focusing on quality patient care and empowering employees to reach their ultimate potential.

Affinity Ventures is a leading investment banking firm focused on the lower middle market sector. The diversified team of professionals have completed over 250 transactions valued at over $2 Billion. Since being founded in 1994, the company  has completed M&A transactions for their clients  with privately held companies, private equity firms, and Fortune 100 public corporations.