October 16, 2012

CORAL GABLES, FL – MBF Healthcare Partners, L.P. (“MBF”), a leading healthcare private equity firm, today announced that Luis Gonzalez has been promoted to Managing Director.

Mr. Gonzalez joined MBF in 2006 as an Associate and was promoted to Director in 2008. He is responsible for leading the execution and oversight of certain new and existing MBF investments and has more than ten years of middle market private equity and M&A experience. He currently serves on the boards of several MBF portfolio companies.

“We are pleased to announce Luis’s promotion. He has been an outstanding contributor to the firm during his tenure with MBF, and he has played a key role in both sourcing and executing investment opportunities and working with the management teams of our portfolio companies,” said Miguel “Mike” Fernandez, Chairman. “His hard work, dedication and talent will continue to benefit the firm, its investors and portfolio companies going forward,” added Jorge Rico, Managing Director.

About MBF Healthcare Partners, L.P.
MBF is an industry-focused private equity firm dedicated to the healthcare sector that invests in leveraged buyouts, growth capital investments and recapitalizations. The Principals of MBF have substantial operating experience in healthcare and have held senior management positions in both private and publicly-traded healthcare companies. MBF principals have managed and helped build some of the nation’s most innovative and successful healthcare companies. The firm is headquartered in Coral Gables, Florida. For more information, please visit www.mbfhp.com.