Blackstone veteran Sunshine moves to General Atlantic as healthcare managing director

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Blackstone veteran Justin Sunshine has moved to General Atlantic after accepting a managing director role at the growth equity house.

Sunshine, who has spent the past ten years at Blackstone, will focus on investments in the healthcare sector.

GA global healthcare head Robbert Vorhoff said, “We are seeing unprecedented levels of innovation across the healthcare space, as talented, mission-driven entrepreneurs leverage new technologies and payment models to improve the quality of care, reduce the cost of care, and improve the patient experience.

“Justin enjoys a great reputation across the healthcare community, and I’m confident his intellect, investment acumen and depth of healthcare knowledge will help expand and strengthen our global healthcare investment efforts.”

Sunshine was most recently a managing director in the private equity group at Blackstone, focusing primarily on investments across the healthcare industry.

He was responsible for Blackstone’s investments in the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Change Healthcare, TeamHealth, Apria Healthcare Group, Intertrust and Scout24.

Sunshine began his career at Accenture as a consultant in the firm’s strategy practice.

Healthcare investments made by GA include buying into Francisco Partners-backed chronic illness care company Landmark Health in 2018.

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