New MainStream Adds On to Platform Companies

The recent crop of healthcare services platforms owned by New MainStream Capital is moving to the add-on stage. Last week brought two acquisition announcements from Omni Eye Services and CORDENTAL Group. Both companies were acquired in 2017. New MainStream committed $25 million in equity capital to buy CORDENTAL in March 2017. The Cincinnati-based company is […]

 

Allscripts Adds Practice Fusion

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions (NASDAQ: MDRX) is back in buying mode. The healthcare technology company announced two deals back in August 2017, picking off McKesson‘s (NYSE: MCK) hospital and health IT portfolio for $185 million, and then NantHealth‘s (NASDAQ: NH) electronic health record (EHR) assets for an undisclosed price. This time, the target is Practice Fusion, a […]

 

The Physician Medical Group Market Ramps Up

The Physician Medical Group (PMG) space is consolidating at a torrid pace, and the pace won’t slacken in 2018. Last year, deals for physician practices hit a record in the 21st century with 166 transactions, up 27% over the previous year’s 131 transactions. The momentum is indeed continuing into 2018, with eight more acquisitions announced […]

 

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Stat of the Week: PE Firms Accounted for 10% of 2017 Deals

2017 was a busy year for healthcare mergers and acquisitions, with 1,566 transactions announced. At this early date, that total is 2% below the previous year’s total of 1,593 (a record year, by the way). Private equity firms contributed to that total, announcing 158 transactions, or 10% of the annual total, according to data obtained […]

 

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Health Care M&A Weekly Deals, The Week Ending January 12, 2018

We hope you are enjoying your membership to HealthCareMandA.com. This Health Care M&A Weekly chart below is a selection of transactions announced during the prior week(s). The deals presented here are further elaborated in the monthly newsletter, Health Care M&A News, and in the quarterly report. This information also appears in our online database, Deal Search […]

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Deal of the Week: Celgene/Impact

Biotechnology deals are off to a strong start in 2018, thanks to the Biotech Showcase 2018 held every year alongside the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference. In the first two weeks, 16 transactions were made public. This year, the Showcase registration desk was just getting into full swing on Sunday, January 7, when Celgene Corp. (NASDAQ: CELG) […]

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Deal of the Week: Takeda/TiGenix

Japanese pharmaceutical giant Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE: 4502) declared its intention to acquire 100% of the voting rights it doesn’t already own in the Dutch biotechnology company TiGenix NV (NASDAQ: TIG). Takeda is offering $627 million in cash, representing an 82% premium over TiGenix’s closing price prior to the date when the news of the deal […]