Oscar Health, Inc. Announces that Mark Bertolini's Foundation and Deerfield Management have Entered into an Agreement with a Selling Shareholder to Purchase Shares of Oscar Health
Oscar Health, Inc. ("Oscar") (NYSE: OSCR), a leading healthcare technology company, today announced that an affiliate of Deerfield Management Company, L.P. ("Deerfield") and the Anahata Foundation ("Anahata"), a charitable foundation established by Mark T. Bertolini, Oscar's Chief Executive Officer, each entered into a Stock Purchase Agreement for the purchase in private placement of shares of Oscar's Class A common stock ("Common Stock") from a single selling shareholder. Deerfield will purchase an aggregate of 3,000,000 shares of Common Stock and Anahata will purchase an aggregate of 2,000,000 shares of Common Stock. The closing of each private placement is expected to occur on or about November 22, 2023, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions. Oscar is not a party to either of the Stock Purchase Agreements.
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About Oscar Health
Oscar Health, Inc. ("Oscar") is the first health insurance company built around a full stack technology platform and a relentless focus on serving its members. At Oscar, our mission is to make a healthier life accessible and affordable for all. Headquartered in New York City, Oscar has been challenging the health care system's status quo since our founding in 2012. The company's member-first philosophy and innovative approach to care has earned us the trust of nearly one million members, as of September 30, 2023. We offer Individual & Family, Small Group and Medicare Advantage plans, and +Oscar, our full stack technology platform, to others within the provider and payor space. Our vision is to refactor health care to make good care cost less. Refactor is a term used in software engineering that means to improve the design, structure, and implementation of the software, while preserving its functionality. At Oscar, we take this definition a step further. We improve our members' experience by building trust through deep engagement, personalized guidance, and rapid iteration.