Building a legacy, one company at a time.
MBF Healthcare Partners is a partnership formed by Miguel “Mike” B. Fernandez, Marcio Cabrera and Jorge Rico. In 2004, after more than a decade of success building, operating, growing and selling healthcare businesses, the founding partners decided to band together to form MBF. The partners 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 such as Acorn Health, Affinity Hospice Holdings, Rose Dental, Carisk Partners, Palm Medical Centers, Simply Healthcare Plans, Clear Health Alliance, Ramsay-HMO, Physicians Healthcare Plans, Medical Specialties Distributors, CarePlus Health Plans, CAC-Florida Medical Centers, Hospitalists of America, Atlantic Dental, Navarro Discount Pharmacies and Nutri-Force Nutrition.
Miguel “Mike” B. Fernandez currently serves as Chairman of MBF Healthcare Partners, L.P., a private investment firm located in Coral Gables, Florida. The firm focuses on investing in healthcare.
Marcio Cabrera is Managing Partner and Co-Founder of MBF Healthcare Partners. Mr. Cabrera was also Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Simply Healthcare Holdings, Inc., an MBF portfolio company.
Jorge Rico’s background includes over 35 years of experience within the healthcare industry, specializing in the development and implementation of strategic plans in both public and privately held companies.
MBF Healthcare Partners is a middle market investment group that builds growth-oriented healthcare companies. MBF partners with exceptional executives, operators, and founders that leverage MBF’s unique experience as former operating executives, domain segment knowledge, and extensive relationships to rapidly accelerate value creation. The founding team has been together for 20 years and is comprised of Miguel (“Mike”) B. Fernandez, Jorge Rico, and Marcio Cabrera.
We look for investment opportunities where we see inefficiencies in niche markets that can benefit from our unique operational expertise and business relationships. Our team focuses on finding platform investments with a strong core-operating model and long-term growth potential, where we can partner with talented executives and entrepreneurs to accelerate growth and create value for all stakeholders.