National Seating & Mobility
National Seating & Mobility

National Seating & Mobility Gets New PE Investor

Cinven, the London-based private equity firm, struck a deal last week to acquire National Seating & Mobility (NMS) from Court Square Capital Partners. The sale, which was valued at $850 million by sources cited in PEHub Buyouts, resulted from a Harris Williams-run auction that began in August. Court Square Capital bought it from Wellspring Capital […]

 

Ra Pharmaceuticals
Ra Pharmaceuticals

Ra Pharmaceuticals Targeted in $2.1 Billion Acquisition

The global biopharmaceutical company UCB (Brussels: UCB) announced it is acquiring Ra Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: RARX) for $2.1 billion. Ra Pharma is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company that develops novel therapeutics for the treatment of serious diseases caused by excessive or uncontrolled activation of the complement system, a critical component of the innate immune system. Ra Pharmaceuticals shareholders […]

 

Stat of the week graph
Stat of the week graph

Home Health & Hospice Sector Deals Dipped in Q3:19

Deal volume in the home health and hospice sector dipped slightly in the third quarter of 2019, down 23% with 20 publicly announced transactions, compared with 26 acquisitions in the second quarter, according to data from HealthCareMandA.com. Compared with the third quarter of 2018, home health and hospice M&A activity decreased by 20%, when 25 […]

 

Mednax Sells MedData, Pulls Back on M&A

It’s been nearly a year since Mednax Inc. (NYSE: MD) announced its MedData subsidiary was headed for the auction block. The company acquired the privately held revenue cycle management company in August 2014 for an undisclosed amount. Now that Mednax has hired teams of consultants to help it rethink its business model, MedData is a […]

Health Care M&A Deals, Week Ending October 4, 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 […]

Sobi
Sobi

Sobi Grows Product Portfolio With 2nd Deal

Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (STO: SOBI), an international specialty healthcare company dedicated to rare diseases, announced its acquisition of Dova Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for $867.7 million (65.3x revenue), or 27$ per share. Dova acquires, develops and commercializes drug candidates for diseases such as thrombocytopenia, a condition that leaves an individual with a low blood platelet count. Its […]

Hospice Compassus
Hospice Compassus

TowerBrook & Ascension Acquire Hospice Compassus in $1 Billion Deal

TowerBrook Capital Partners and Ascension have joined forces in a hospice deal worth $1 billion, or 11.8x revenue. The joint venture is buying Hospice Compassus, which provides hospice, palliative and home health care and services to patients in more than 25 states, from Formation Capital and Audax Private Equity. Towerbrook and Ascension will own equal stakes […]