healthcare payment
healthcare payment

Healthcare Payment Firm Bought for $3.2 Billion

As the healthcare market evolves, so does the need to manage the payment flows between managed care companies, providers and patients. That rising demand surely played a role in UnitedHealth Group, Inc.‘s (NYSE: UNH) acquisition of Equian LLC, an end-to-end healthcare payment firm.  UnitedHealth paid approximately $3.2 billion, according to The Wall Street Journal, citing sources familiar with the […]

 

Warburg Pincus Creates Mega-Care Model in NYC Metro Area

It takes a big platform to combine a prominent urgent care company with a major multi-specialty practice. Warburg Pincus is now providing that platform. On June 21, the private equity firm announced its urgent care company, New York City-based CityMD, will merge with Summit Medical Group, a physician-owned multispecialty medical practice anchored in Berkeley Heights, […]

 

Health Care M&A Deals, Week Ending June 21, 2019

The Health Care M&A Weekly chart is a selection of transactions announced during the prior week(s). The deals presented here are from our Deal Search Online database, which is updated every business day. Visit www.dealsearchonline.com to see how Deal Search Online can help you stay up-to-date on the healthcare market overall, or in a particular sector of interest to […]

 

DaVita and Optum Make It over the Finish Line

It’s been a long road for DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and Optum (NYSE: UNH), but the deal is finally done. On June 19, 2019, the Federal Trade Commission approved Optum’s acquisition of DaVita Medical Group, a $4.9 billion deal when it was announced on December 6, 2017. A year later, the final price was renegotiated […]

 

McKesson UK Picks Up Echo

Prescription compliance is the name of the game for pharmacies and pharmaceutical companies. Now McKesson Corp.‘s (NYSE: MCK) UK subsidiary, McKesson UK, has entered the arena with its recent acquisition of Echo, an online prescription fulfillment business based there. Echo’s medicines management app already has an installed customer base, who can order their repeat prescriptions […]

Smith & Nephew Acquires Robotics Firm Atracsys

Smith & Nephew plc (NYSE: SNN) has been on a shopping spree this year. After reporting two deals in March and a third in April, they’re at it again. Now the medical device maker has acquired Atracsys Sarl, a Swiss medical device firm with a focus on robotics. The company provides optical navigation and robotic tracking components with […]

Dassault Makes Near-Record Deal for Medidata Solutions

European software company Dassault Systèmes (Paris: DSY) made a big splash in the healthcare sector in June. The company acquired Medidata Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDSO) for $5.8 billion, the second largest digital health transaction in our database. Medidata Solutions has a software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform to assist life science companies performing clinical trials with managing vast amounts of […]

Anthem Adds Beacon Health Options to its Behavioral Offerings

Even without a price disclosed, this is one of the biggest deals we’ll probably see in the Behavioral Health Care sector this year. Bain Capital Private Equity and Diamond Castle Holdings are selling Beacon Health Options, the largest independently held behavioral health organization in the country. The buyer is managed care giant Anthem, Inc. (NYSE: ANTM). […]

Ventas Goes Big for Canadian Independent Living Portfolio

Mergers and acquisitions in the Long-Term Care sector have been humming this year, with more than 200 transactions on the books through mid-June. But the sale prices, when disclosed, haven’t been as impressive. Finally, the first billion-dollar-plus deal was announced on June 3. Ventas, Inc. (NYSE: VTR) paid $1.8 billion (C$2.4 billion) for an 85% stake […]

Health Care M&A Deals, Week Ending June 14, 2019

The Health Care M&A Weekly chart is a selection of transactions announced during the prior week(s). The deals presented here are from our Deal Search Online database, which is updated every business day. Visit www.dealsearchonline.com to see how Deal Search Online can help you stay up-to-date on the healthcare market overall, or in a particular sector of interest to […]