Health Care M&A Deals, Week Ending March 22, 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, in the quarterly report. 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 […]

 

BioScrip and Option Care Merge

BioScrip (NASDAQ: BIOS) and Option Care announced they are merging in perhaps the biggest home health deal of 2019 so far. Option Care provides home and alternate treatment site infusion services and is owned by Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC (MDP) and Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ: WBA). BioScrip offers infusion and home care management solutions, and as one […]

 

Teledoc Moves into French Telemedicine

Teladoc, Inc. (NYSE: TDOC) announced this week it will acquire MedecinDirect, an accredited mobile platform for the healthcare industry. MedecinDirect provides personalized medical advice and subscriptions to patients online and by telephone. The deal will combine Teladoc’s virtual care services with MedecinDirect’s consultation and prescription digital health solutions. The organization will become the French country unit of Teladoc Health. […]

 

Gryphon Investors Gets into Autism Treatment with Learn Behavioral

Learn Behavioral, formerly Learn-It Systems, has a new owner. Gryphon Investors acquired a majority stake in the behavioral health company from LLR Partners in mid-March. Financial terms weren’t disclosed, of course, but the deal wasn’t cheap. This is Gryphon’s first investment in the Behavioral Health Care space. LLR put the company up for sale in late October […]

 

Social Determinants of Health Network Acquired by Signify

“Social determinants of health” is healthcare’s latest Phrase of the Year. It made its mark at the January 2019 J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco and has now turned up in a deal announcement. It’s only the first of many, we’re sure. March 15 marked Signify Health‘s first acquisition since New Mountain Capital stepped […]

Health Care M&A Deals, Week Ending March 15, 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, in the quarterly report. 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 […]

ResMed Moves into South Korea

Sleep apnea doesn’t discriminate. The condition occurs everywhere, and that’s where ResMed, Inc. (NYSE: RMD) is going. On March 8, the medical device maker bought HB Healthcare in Seoul, South Korea, for an undisclosed amount. HB provides home medical equipment provider and serves both reimbursed and cash-pay customers to assist with sleep apnea, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease […]

Digital Pharmacist Bought by K1 Investment Management

K1 Investment Management, LLC, a leading investment firm focusing on high-growth enterprise software companies globally, has purchased Digital Pharmacist Inc. for $100 million. Digital Pharmacist provides HIPAA-compliant web, text, mobile and voice applications for pharmacies to automate refill requests and reminders, and to automate communication with patients. Over 7,500 pharmacies currently use the platform. With the investment from […]

Orthopedic Device Companies Are all the Rage in 2019

Stryker Corporation‘s (NYSE: SYK) recently announced acquisition of OrthoSpace, Ltd., an Israeli based orthopedic company, for $110 million (with another $110 million in milestones), makes it tough to ignore 2019’s biggest trend in the medical device sector. Orthopedic companies, so far, have taken up nearly 40% of the medical device transactions this year. In the deal, Stryker gains […]

Cambia Health Combines (Not Merges) with BCBS of North Carolina

Managed care deals have fallen off the radar recently. In all of 2018, we saw just 25 announcements, down 51% from the year before. The marketplace is certainly undergoing significant changes, as CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) moves ahead with its new subsidiary, Aetna, to create Health Hubs within its retail stores. That combination took Aetna […]