GTCR LLC partnered with healthcare industry veteran Gregory Lucier to establish Corza Health Inc.
The private equity firm said it will invest in Corza out of GTCR Fund XII LP, with Lucier investing a "substantial" amount alongside it.
Headquartered in San Diego, Corza will build a healthcare business focused on the life sciences and medical technology sector. The new company will actively looks for acquisitions, ranging from founder-led enterprises to big corporate spinoffs, GTCR Managing Director Ben Daverman said in a release.
Lucier is chairman and, until recently, was CEO at medical-device maker NuVasive Inc., among other affiliations. He will become CEO of Corza and will be joined by Brian Berning as CFO. Berning was most recently CFO at GreatCall Inc., a connected health and personal emergency response services company that was sold by GTCR to Best Buy Co. Inc. in October 2018.
GTCR invests in the financial services and financial technology, healthcare, technology, media, telecommunications and growth business services sectors.