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Home Health & Hospice Sector Deals Dipped in Q3:19

Deal volume in the home health and hospice sector dipped slightly in the third quarter of 2019, down 23% with 20 publicly announced transactions, compared with 26 acquisitions in the second quarter, according to data from Compared with the third quarter of 2018, home health and hospice M&A activity decreased by 20%, when 25 […]

Mednax Sells MedData, Pulls Back on M&A

It’s been nearly a year since Mednax Inc. (NYSE: MD) announced its MedData subsidiary was headed for the auction block. The company acquired the privately held revenue cycle management company in August 2014 for an undisclosed amount. Now that Mednax has hired teams of consultants to help it rethink its business model, MedData is a […]

Autism Services Provider Goes to Golden Gate Capital

Another private equity firm has thrown its hat in the autism ring. Golden Gate Capital announced its acquisition of Invo Holdings, LLC from The Jordan Company. The Jordan Company and Invo’s management will retain minority ownership stakes in the business. Invo Holdings, based in Jamison, Pennsylvania, provides a range of multi-disciplinary, research-based therapy services to […]

St. Christopher’s Hospital Goes to Auction in Philly

Yet another hospital bankruptcy has led to an auction and a sale. This time it was St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The 188-bed hospital is a healthcare outpost in north Philly and one of only two children’s hospitals in the city. In 2018 it and Hahnemann University Hospital were sold by Tenet […]

TPG Capital Re-enters the Southeast Asia Hospital Market

TPG Capital and its sponsored companies have been on a tear in 2019. Through its recently launched U.S. autism platform, Kadiant, the global private equity firm announced six deals since February. Its U.S.-based digital health company WellSky announced two deals in the past 12 months and back in February, Kindred Healthcare, now co-owned by TPG […]


Managed Care Deals for All in 2019

Investors seem unfazed by the Democratic presidential candidates’ debate around the topic of “Medicare for All.” Mergers and acquisitions in the Managed Care sector are flowing quite well this year. Halfway through September, 20 deals have been announced, putting this sector on track to equal or possibly exceed the 25 deals announced in 2018. Over […]

Baxter International Catches Cheetah Medical

Baxter International (NYSE: BAX) has been quiet on the merger and acquisition front since January 2018. The deal drought ended on September 10, 2019 when the med-tech company announced its acquisition of Cheetah Medical, based in Newton Center, Massachusetts. Cheetah provides non-invasive fluid management monitoring technologies, designed for use in critical care, operating room and […]

August Deal Flow Ebbs, as It Follows the Annual Cycle

Enough about slowdowns and recession. August is typically a roller-coaster month in the equity markets and August 2019 didn’t disappoint in that regard. The bond markets’ inverted yield curve persisted into September and that’s never a good sign. We’re moving on. Preliminary data show August’s deal volume wasn’t so bad, considering how most of 2019 […]