Health Care M&A Weekly Deals, The Week Ending May 25, 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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Centegra Health Joins Northwestern Memorial

Around 40 hospital deals have been announced in 2018, through May 25, and all but four have targeted a standalone hospital (including seven critical access hospitals). The largest hospital deal announced in May, based on the number of hospitals involved, was the merger of Centegra Health System‘s three hospitals with Northwestern Memorial HealthCare, a seven-hospital […]

 

Tailwind Capital Takes Over Abode Healthcare

The Home Health & Hospice sector is experiencing strong tailwinds this year, with at least 38 transactions announced through May 25. In all of 2017, 62 deals were announced in this sector. Seven of this year’s transactions were direct acquisitions by private equity firms, with Blue Wolf Capital and Stonehenge Partners announcing two deals each. […]

 

Anthem Adds Aspire Health to Its Care Roster

Anthem Inc. (NYSE: ANTM) isn’t sitting still while other managed care companies scoop up physician practices and post-acute services. The Indianapolis-based health insurer announced on May 23 that it will acquire Aspire Health, the nation’s largest non-hospice, community based palliative care provider. Financial terms were not disclosed. Aspire Health was founded in 2013 by former […]

 

Yet Another Physician Specialty Platform Is Created

Physician practices are hot tickets this year, as private investors scramble to put capital to work anywhere they can. Through May 2018, 82 acquisitions have been made public in the Physician Medical Group sector, close to half of all such deals reported in 2017 (166 transactions). Anything that ends in “ology” is getting money thrown […]

A Bubble in Healthcare Services? What Bubble?

Bubble talk is back. Anyone who’s bought a healthcare services company in 2018 has hit a hard reality. Depending on the sector, multiples are the highest they’ve ever been, crazy or insane. We attended the ACG New York chapter’s annual healthcare deal conference, titled “Health Care Deals 2018: Where Have We Been and Where Are […]

Home Health & Hospice’s Biggest Deals

As a prelude to our interactive webinar, “Home Health & Hospice M&A: The Latest Trends,” on May 24, we put together a chart on the largest U.S. deals in the sector since 1993, when our database was created. The result is a map of the mergers and acquisitions that bring us to today’s frenzied home […]

Walgreens Buys Pharmacies from Detroit Medical Center

 The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) sold off its retail and outpatient pharmacy business to Walgreens, a unit of Walgreens Boots Alliance (NYSE: WBA), for an undisclosed amount, according to Crain’s Detroit Business. The deal includes seven specialty pharmacy sites and one mail-order service business. The DMC made the move as part of a pharmacy reorganization, a process that […]

Health Care M&A Weekly Deals, The Week Ending May 18, 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 […]

Health Care M&A Weekly Deals, The Week Ending May 11, 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 […]