patient communication
patient communication

OptimizeRx Grows Patient Communication Platform with RMDY Acquisition

OptimizeRx (NYSE: OPRX), a digital patient communication company, ramped up its platform last week with the acquisition of RMDY Health for $16 million. RMDY offers a SaaS platform that provides a complete digital framework to help life science and healthcare stakeholders design and launch their own white-label collaborative digital care and patient support programs. The company’s […]

 

Health Care M&A Deals, Week Ending September 13, 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 […]

 

IPA
IPA

IPA Group Acquired by Apollo Medical Holdings

Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: AMEH), an integrated population health management company, announced a new acquisition last week. The group acquired Accountable Health Care for $7.25 million, an independent practice association (IPA) that operates a network with more than 450 primary and 700 specialty care physicians. They provide healthcare services to more than 91,000 members of federally qualified […]

 

medicaid
medicaid

Managed Care Deals for All in 2019

Investors seem unfazed by the Democratic presidential candidates’ debate around the topic of “Medicare for All.” Mergers and acquisitions in the Managed Care sector are flowing quite well this year. Halfway through September, 20 deals have been announced, putting this sector on track to equal or possibly exceed the 25 deals announced in 2018. Over […]

 

Baxter International Catches Cheetah Medical

Baxter International (NYSE: BAX) has been quiet on the merger and acquisition front since January 2018. The deal drought ended on September 10, 2019 when the med-tech company announced its acquisition of Cheetah Medical, based in Newton Center, Massachusetts. Cheetah provides non-invasive fluid management monitoring technologies, designed for use in critical care, operating room and […]

August Deal Flow Ebbs, as It Follows the Annual Cycle

Enough about slowdowns and recession. August is typically a roller-coaster month in the equity markets and August 2019 didn’t disappoint in that regard. The bond markets’ inverted yield curve persisted into September and that’s never a good sign. We’re moving on. Preliminary data show August’s deal volume wasn’t so bad, considering how most of 2019 […]

More Competition Coming in Behavioral Health Care

It’s been a wild ride in recent years. Merger and acquisition activity in the Behavioral Health Care sector soared to a record 91 transactions in 2018, an increase of 264% over 2014 (25 deals) and up 60% compared with 2017 (57 deals). The majority of the 2018 deals—63%, in fact—were made by private equity firms […]

gene-editing
gene-editing

Gene-Editing Firm Semma Acquired by Vertex

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ: VRTX) purchased another gene-editing biotech company last week, marking its fourth announced transaction of 2019. The pharmaceutical giant bought Semma Therapeutics for $950 million in an all-cash transaction for all of the company’s outstanding shares. Semma leverages stem cell-derived human islets to research potentially cures for type 1 diabetes. The biotech firm will become a […]

Convey Health Solutions
Convey Health Solutions

Convey Health Solutions Sold By PE Firm

After a three-year partnership, New Mountain Capital is selling Convey Health Solutions, Inc. to TPG Capital for an undisclosed amount. According to sources cited by Buyouts.com, New Mountain Capital has been looking for a buyer since last April. The sources also projected Convey Health should generate roughly $50 million EBITDA in 2019, up from $10 million in 2016. The target company […]

Health Care M&A Deals, Week Ending September 6, 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 […]