BC Partners and Silver Lake Partners have agreed to acquire MultiPlan Inc., a large provider network company.
MultiPlan, New York, was founded in 1980 and now manages a network that includes about 5,000 hospitals and hundreds of thousands of physicians. The company leases use of the network to insurers, self-insured employer health plans and other types of payers.
Carlyle Group, New York, acquired MultiPlan in 2006.
BC Partners, London, and Silver Lake, New York, are buying MultiPlan from Carlyle Group and Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, New York.