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Conversations between VCs and entrepreneurs typically occur in boardrooms or coffee shops. In the Breaking Health Podcast, you get a seat at the table. Healthcare VC Stephen Krupa, Managing Director of the Psilos Group, brings his investor insight to revealing conversations with the most disruptive CEOs in healthcare. Listen to understand how these leaders are building the companies – and fostering the cultures – that will change everything.

Jon Maschmeyer on Private Equity and Investments in the Healthcare Space

June 4, 2024


In this episode of Breaking Health, host Steve Krupa speaks with Jon Maschmeyer, partner at Permira. Maschmeyer discusses what it’s like working with executives and what they learn from him about investments, what sector has the most activity today in terms of deal flow, what attributes he finds exciting when considering a deal, and the key to working with private equity as a management team. He also shares his thoughts on how lower rates for high-volume drugs affect other countries, specialty pharma, and how healthcare has evolved in the past 20 years.


Jon Maschmeyer



Jon leads the firm’s US Healthcare efforts and has over 20 years of healthcare private equity experience. Most recently, Jon served as a senior partner at the Vistria Group where he co-led the healthcare team. At Vistria, Jon spearheaded the firm’s efforts in the life sciences sector with a particular focus on Healthcare tech enablement and outsourced services.

Previously, Jon held roles at Chicago Pacific Founders, the Pritzker Group and RoundTable Healthcare Partners. He began his career as an investment banking analyst at Merrill Lynch.

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Healthegy Contributing Host Stephen Krupa is CEO of Healthedge, a software company focused on providing next-generation, business-transforming technology products to the healthcare payor market.

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