Corey Palasota is a director at VMG Health in the Dallas office. Over his career, he has performed the valuation of over 500 healthcare entities ranging from small operators to multi-billion dollar enterprises. His valuations are used for mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, partnership transactions, service-line joint-ventures and the formation of joint operating companies. Mr. Palasota has expertise valuing health systems, hospitals, health insurance plans, billing and management companies, ambulatory surgery centers, diagnostic imaging centers, urgent care centers, freestanding emergency rooms, physician practices, diagnostic laboratories, rehabilitation facilities, and home health and hospice agencies.
Additionally, Mr. Palasota frequently serves as a trusted financial consultant to C-Suite and upper level executives. In this capacity, his experience includes financial advisory on behalf of buyer or seller, preliminary due diligence and support for evaluating transaction opportunities, merger or acquisition financial integration, divestiture or facility repurpose planning, assistance regarding bankruptcy matters and feasibility or research studies.
Prior to VMG Health, Mr. Palasota was an analyst at a hedge fund where he performed valuation and due diligence on the firm’s concentrated investments. Mr. Palasota received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and Business Honors from The University of Texas at Austin. He has obtained the Chartered Financial Analyst designation from the CFA Institute and has also published numerous articles regarding valuation complexities within the healthcare industry.