Hospice Mergers Growing in North Carolina

Two not-for-profit mergers in the hospice space have been announced in recent months, both taking place in North Carolina. In early March, Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro and Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell in Burlington announced their decision to merge. The Greensboro-based not-for-profit serves Guilford County and surrounding areas. It provides home-based hospice care, operates […]

 

Ocugen Acquires Histogenics Corporation

Ocugen, Inc., a privately held clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, has acquired Histogenics Corporation (NASDAQ: HSGX). Although no financial terms were disclosed, the merged company will be publicly-traded, operating under the Ocugen name. Ocugen discovers, develops and commercializes a pipeline of innovative therapies that address rare and underserved eye diseases. Histogenics develops a restorative cell therapy technology platform. It has collaborated with Brigham […]

 

Will Catalent’s Deal Launch the Next Wave of CRO M&A?

Contract research organizations (CROs), like contract development and manufacturing organizations (CDMOs), have been popular targets for private equity firms and strategic buyers for years. The deals seem to come in waves, and the healthcare M&A market may be in for a tsunami this year. In 2013, some 20 transactions for CRO/CDMO targets were announced, with […]

 

Health Care M&A Deals, Week Ending April 12, 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 […]

 

Small World: The Week of International Pharma Deals

Last week, the list of pharmaceutical deals announced also could have served as a geography lesson. Not only was the volume of deals particularly high, accounting for nearly 28% of the week’s total, but it had a diverse list of countries. Beginning in the United States, New York City-based Royalty Pharma, which focuses entirely on acquiring royalty interests […]

Advantia Health Jumps into Digital Health

Advantia Health, a physician medical group focused on women’s health, has acquired telehealth company Pacify. The target developed an app that offers virtual perinatal care for new and expectant mothers. It connects them with consultants and registered nurses to complement in-person visits with OB-GYNs, pediatricians and other physicians. The financial terms of the were not disclosed, […]