Articles written by Dylan Sammut:

Advanced Wound Care Firm Acelity Grabbed for $6.7 Billion

3m Company (NYSE: MMM), the global conglomerate, announced in early May it purchased Acelity Inc. for $6.7 billion, or roughly 11.4x EBITDA.  The target is a medical device consortium comprised of Apax Partners, affiliates of Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and the Public Sector Pension Investment Board, is selling Acelity. Acelity develops advanced wound care products and […]

Health Carousel Taps into AI

Health Carousel, a healthcare staffing firm with over 1,000 workers under contract, has acquired the digital health platform Lucidity. The target’s technology platform connects physicians seeking part-time or temporary work directly with medical practices looking to fill open shifts, while also using artificial intelligence (AI) technology to help providers and medical practices make better staffing decisions. Lucidity […]

Health Care M&A Deals, Week Ending May 17, 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 […]

Health Care M&A Deals, Week Ending May 10, 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 […]

Xiidra, Dry Eye Treatment Drug, Acquired by Novartis

The global pharmaceutical giant Novartis (NYSE: NVS) bought the assets to Xiidra 5% solution from Takeda Pharmaceutical Company (NYSE: TAK). The announcement gives us the largest pharmaceutical deal of the year so far, with Novartis paying $3.4 billion upfront and $1.9 billion in potential milestones for the drug. In 2018, Xiidra generated revenue of $400 million. Xiidra is the first and only […]

Health Care M&A Deals, Week Ending May 3, 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 […]

Misonix Buys TheraSkin Maker Solsys Medical

Misonix, Inc., (NASDAQ: MSON) an international surgical device manufacturer, has acquired the pharmaceutical company Solsys Medical, LLC. The target company markets TheraSkin, a cellular and tissue-based product for regenerative wound healing, especially for difficult-to-heal chronic wounds. TheraSkin has been applied to more than 100,000 wounds supported by multiple clinical studies. The deal will cost Misonix a total of $117 million, comprised of $97 […]

Rehabilitation Platform ClearSky Health Hits the Ground Running

ClearSky Health, a newly launched rehabilitation platform, is wasting no time on the acquisition front. Created by a partnership between Blue Wolf Capital Partners LLC and Peloton Equity LLC, and a management team led by Darby Brockette, ClearSky Health will develop and acquire inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs) and related post-acute services companies. Blue Wolf Capital and Peloton […]

AMN Healthcare Services Acquires Staffing Firm

AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE: AHS), a healthcare solutions and staffing services company, has acquired Advanced Medical Personnel Services, Inc. for $200 million. Advanced Medical Personnel specializes in placing therapists and nurses in contract positions across multiple settings including hospitals, schools, clinics, skilled nursing facilities, and home health. AMN purchased Advanced Medical for the company’s recently launched telehealth platform […]

Emergency Care Partners Buys Ascension Emergency Physicians

Emergency Care Partners (ECP), backed by Varsity Healthcare Partners and Regal Healthcare Capital Partners, has acquired Ascension Emergency Physicians. The target provides outsourced emergency department management services to Our Lady of the Lake Ascension, formerly known as St. Elizabeth Hospital. Financial terms were not disclosed. ECP provides emergency medicine and outsourced emergency department management services to hospital facilities across Lousiana, […]