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private equity
private equity

Ante Up: Private Equity Firms Bet Big on Physician Medical Groups

In the first half of 2019, there were 72 physician medical group deals announced, and approximately 63% of those involved private equity firms as the buyer, according to our Deal Search Online database. And some were major deals too. Early in June, we reported that West Street Capital Partners VII, the private equity arm of Goldman Sachs (NYSE: […]

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

Digital Health Sector M&A Activity Stays Strong in June

June was a busy month for the digital health sector. Our totals so far are 16 deals, but that number may increase as we find some deals disclosed in quarterly reports.  It doesn’t quite reach the count from June 2018 (25 deals), but 2018 was so robust in deal volume it’s a hard comparison to […]

urgent care center
urgent care center

HCA Healthcare Buys Network of Urgent Care Centers in Texas

HCA Healthcare (NYSE: HCA) announced last week it purchased 24 MedSpring urgent care centers in Texas from Fresenius Medical Care (NYSE: FMS). MedSpring centers offer treatment for a wide range of common injuries and illnesses. The 24 clinics are dispersed throughout major cities like Austin, Dallas and Houston. Fresenius acquired MedSpring Urgent Care Centers in 2014 for an undisclosed price. At the […]

Health Care M&A Deals, Week Ending July 5, 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 […]

Laboratories, MRI and Dialysis
Laboratories, MRI and Dialysis

Is Laboratories, MRI and Dialysis on the Rise?

We call the Laboratories, MRI and Dialysis sector our grab-bag sector, and it seldom makes much noise. Diagnostic laboratories, radiology, and dialysis providers comprise this sector. Last year, there were only 48 deals announced, according to our Deal Search Online database, and the first quarter of 2019 reported only 11 deals, a 47% decrease from […]

Array BioPharma
Array BioPharma

Array BioPharma Grabbed By Pfizer for $11.4 Billion

With AbbVie Inc.’s  (NYSE: ABBV) surprise $87 billion bid for Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) dominating headlines this week, you’d be forgiven for forgetting Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) just bought Array BioPharma (NASDAQ: ARRY) for $11.4 billion only days before. It’s the pharmaceutical giant’s biggest deal of the year thus far in announced dollar volume, and only second behind the aforementioned […]

Health Care M&A Deals, Week Ending June 28, 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 […]

healthcare payment
healthcare payment

Healthcare Payment Firm Bought for $3.2 Billion

As the healthcare market evolves, so does the need to manage the payment flows between managed care companies, providers and patients. That rising demand surely played a role in UnitedHealth Group, Inc.‘s (NYSE: UNH) acquisition of Equian LLC, an end-to-end healthcare payment firm.  UnitedHealth paid approximately $3.2 billion, according to The Wall Street Journal, citing sources familiar with the […]

Health Care M&A Deals, Week Ending June 21, 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 […]