Denver, CO (February 16, 2017) - Headwaters MB advised Valued Pharmacy Services of the Midwest, Inc. and Healthcare Coalition for the Uninsured, LLC, collectively known as VPS, on their sale to NFP Corp. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Based in Chesterfield, MO, VPS is a pharmacy benefit management consulting firm that provides customized prescription solutions to employers, health plans, self-funded groups and individuals through its coalition contracts with major national pharmacy benefit managers and prescription assistance cards. VPS is able to obtain substantial prescription pricing discounts on behalf of employer groups and provide tailored consultative solutions to its clients in managing their pharmacy benefit programs.

The principals of the firm will assume new titles at NFP, with Mike Rogers as the managing director of Pharmacy Services, reporting to Ed O'Malley, president of Corporate Benefits & Individual Solutions.

Rogers said, "We are thrilled to join NFP and to serve as a valuable added resource in NFP's extensive consulting offering to its clients by introducing new products and services."

Roger Kahn, Managing Director at Headwaters MB, commented, “We were delighted to have an opportunity to represent this innovative pharmacy benefit management company in its acquisition by NFP.”  Rod Rivera, Managing Director at Headwaters MB, added, “We conducted a thorough process and found the ideal strategic solution for the Company.”


About Headwaters MB
Headwaters MB is an independent, middle market investment banking firm providing strategic merger and acquisition advice, capital raising and special situations advisory. Named "Investment Bank of the Year" by major organizations for its third consecutive year, Headwaters MB is headquartered in Denver, CO with seven regional offices across the United States and partnerships with 18 firms covering 30 countries. For more information, visit

About Valued Pharmacy Services
Valued Pharmacy Services is a PBM Consulting firm that works with clients, brokers, TPA’s, insurance agencies, and PBM’s on behalf of self-insured employers. For more information, visit

About NFP 
NFP Corp. is a leading insurance broker and consultant that provides employee benefits, property & casualty, retirement and individual private client solutions through its licensed subsidiaries and affiliates.

With more than 3,400 employees and global capabilities, it has become one of the largest insurance brokerage, consulting and wealth management firms in the industry by building enduring relationships with its clients and helping them realize their goals.

Recently NFP was ranked the 2nd fastest-growing US large group employee benefits brokers by Employee Benefit Adviser. In addition, Business Insurance ranked NFP as the 5th largest global benefits broker by revenue, the 4th largest US-based privately owned broker and the 11th largest broker of US business.

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