Knox Lane Partners with All Star Healthcare Solutions

Positions All Star to Capitalize on Significant Growth Opportunities

SAN FRANCISCO and DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla.May 2, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Knox Lane, a growth-oriented investment firm, today announced it has acquired a majority stake in All Star Healthcare Solutions (“All Star” or the “Company”), a premier, full-service healthcare staffing firm focused exclusively on the locum tenens market. All Star’s founders and management team will reinvest alongside Knox Lane and continue to own a significant minority stake in the Company going forward. The partnership will support the Company’s next phase of growth both organically and through strategic acquisitions and will drive continued investment in technology throughout the organization. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Based in Florida, All Star is a top ten specialty-focused provider of locum tenens placement opportunities for physicians and advanced practitioners and is one of the fastest-growing locum tenens firms in the U.S. All Star’s blue-chip customer base includes more than 150 unique hospital systems and over 400 individual healthcare facilities, including some of the top medical institutions in the country. Widely recognized for its differentiated “red carpet” service and support for both providers and clients, All Star’s specialty-focused production teams deliver diverse coverage, deep internal knowledge and provider depth across all significant subspecialties.

Knox Lane’s partnership will support the Company’s next phase of growth through the continued expansion of All Star’s consultant base, direct sales force and specialty-focused production teams; investment in technology and workforce solutions capabilities; and development of strategic acquisitions.

“We’re thrilled to partner with Knox Lane to build on the momentum across our business and enter our next chapter of growth,” said Ken Bernstein, Chief Executive Officer and President at All Star. “We look forward to leveraging Knox Lane’s significant and direct expertise in the sector and operational resources to build on our strong foundation and capitalize on the many organic and strategic growth opportunities ahead.”

Shamik Patel, Partner at Knox Lane, and Brent Gunderson, Managing Director at Knox Lane, commented, “All Star is a well-known leader in the healthcare staffing industry, and its robust foundational infrastructure, top-tier services and talented professionals have uniquely enabled the Company to outperform the broader market. All Star is well-positioned to capitalize on the long-term market tailwinds as the demand for locum tenens solutions continues to rise, and we look forward to leveraging our past experience to support Ken and the entire All Star team in scaling and growing the business.”

Keith ShattuckCraig Shattuck, and Matt Young, Co-Founders of All Star, added, “This marks an exciting milestone for All Star. Over the past two decades, the talented management team has established a strong track record and reputation as a trusted business in the industry known for delivering differentiated solutions for clients. With Knox Lane’s partnership, All Star is even better positioned for continued scale and success in the future.”

“We are excited to welcome the All Star team to the Knox Lane family,” said John Bailey, Managing Partner at Knox Lane. “All Star has a deeply experienced management team with a proven, consistent track record of growth, and we are pleased to partner with another high-quality, founder-owned business. We look forward to working with All Star’s exceptional team and leveraging our direct sector experience, operational resources and proven value-creation playbook to further advance the Company’s leadership position.”

BofA Securities, Inc. served as the exclusive financial advisor and McGuire Woods LLP acted as legal counsel to All Star. Houlihan Lokey, Inc. served as financial advisor and Kirkland & Ellis LLP acted as legal counsel to Knox Lane.

About All Star Healthcare Solutions
All Star is a provider of specialty-focused locum tenens and permanent placement opportunities for physicians and advanced practitioners in the U.S. and is one of the fastest-growing locum tenens staffing firms in the country. Headquartered in Florida, All Star provides its services across all 50 states to 150+ unique hospital systems and 400+ individual healthcare facilities, serving a diverse customer base consisting of some of the top medical institutions in the country. All Star is widely recognized for its differentiated “red carpet” service, driven by strategically crafted individual sales teams around key specialties, and its exceptional support for providers and clients. For more information, please visit

About Knox Lane
Based in San Francisco, Knox Lane is a growth-oriented investment firm comprised of a team of accomplished investors and operators with a shared work history and a strong track record of partnering with leading companies to accelerate transformational growth. Knox Lane employs an investor-operator mindset and seeks to provide support across a number of business components, including human capital, brand management, end-to-end digital transformation, sourcing, supply chain and logistics, strategic acquisitions and business development. For more information, please visit