Audax Private Debt Provides Financing to Support MSouth Equity Partners’ Investment in Summit Spine & Joint Centers

JUN 2021

Audax Private Debt announced that, as Administrative Agent and Sole Lead Arranger, it provided a unitranche credit facility to support the acquisition of Summit Spine & Joint Centers (“Summit” or the “Company”) by MSouth Equity Partners (“MSouth”), an Atlanta-based private equity firm.

Based in Lawrenceville, GA, Summit is an operator of ambulatory surgery centers and pain management clinics in the greater Atlanta area. Summit provides interventional pain management treatment to patients who suffer from chronic pain symptoms.

“Dr. Patel and his team have done an outstanding job building Summit into a leading provider of interventional pain medicine by offering comprehensive, patient-focused treatments,” said Rahman Vahabzadeh, Managing Director at Audax Private Debt. “We believe the MSouth team will bring the right resources and expertise to help Summit reach its next level of growth.”

“Audax Private Debt has been a reliable and accommodating financing partner throughout our investment process,” said Peter Pettit, Partner at MSouth Equity Partners. “We are excited to partner with the Audax team and are confident in their ability to support our growth objectives for Summit in this next chapter.”

About Summit Spine & Joint
Founded in 2014 and headquartered in Lawrenceville, Georgia, Summit provides interventional pain treatment to patients who suffer from chronic pain. For more information, please visit

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