IBH Population Health Expands With New Acquisition

IBH Population Health Expands With New Acquisition

IBH Population Health Solutions, a pioneer in managed behavioral health, integrated employee assistance programs (EAP) and services, announced a new acquisition this week. With the backing of Periscope Equity, the company added Claremont EAP for an undisclosed price, an agency that helps connect employees at transportation agencies, municipalities, labor groups, high tech firms, education, retail, and more with licensed mental health counselors. IBH Population Health is one of the U.S.’s leading population health management companies, providing EAP, managed behavioral health, wellness, data analytics, and opioid assessment and treatment solutions. The deal will significantly broaden... Read More »
WindRose Health Adds New Behavioral Health Platform

WindRose Health Adds New Behavioral Health Platform

After a brief pause in the healthcare M&A market, WindRose Health Investors, LLC is back with a new investment. The private equity firm announced it acquired Caregiver Inc., a provider of behavioral services to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), for an undisclosed sum. It operates 800 properties in Texas, Tennessee, Indiana, and Ohio and employs 3,900 people. With WindRose’s investment, Caregiver will be able to expand into new markets across the United States and increase its market share within existing markets. WindRose purchased its stake from DW Healthcare Partners and Council Capital, who will both retain an ownership stake in the business going... Read More »
WindRose Health Adds New Behavioral Health Platform

Summit BHC Expands Into West Virginia

Private equity-backed Summit BHC has announced a new acquisition in West Virginia. The behavioral health treatment company added Highland Hospital to its network for an undisclosed sum. Meridian Behavioral Health Systems, LLC is selling Highland Hospital, an inpatient psychiatric facility (131 beds) with 24 beds dedicated to psychiatric residential treatment and 91 beds for inpatient acute psychiatric needs. The stalking horse bid was at a price of $10 million. Highland Hospital generated $3.29 million EBITDA and revenues of $27.million for 2018. Meridian acquired Highland Hospital in August 2017. The sale came from a bankruptcy auction. This deal is Summit BHC’s second in 2020,... Read More »
WindRose Health Adds New Behavioral Health Platform

Kindred Healthcare Pushes into Behavioral Health Care

Kindred Healthcare has made a name for itself in the home health sector, but now the healthcare company is looking to expand in the behavioral healthcare space. On June 1, Kindred announced the acquisition of two behavioral health hospitals, WellBridge Greater Dallas and WellBridge Fort Worth from WellBridge Healthcare. Each hospital has 48 licensed beds. The acquisition of the two facilities is part of an effort to boost the Kindred Behavioral Health (KBH) brand, Kindred Healthcare’s behavioral health services division. It plans to grow its behavioral health footprint across the U.S. through joint ventures and distinct part unity management with leading hospital systems, in addition... Read More »
Private Equity Still Driving Behavioral Health Deals

Private Equity Still Driving Behavioral Health Deals

As healthcare M&A deal volume drops, particularly in the services sectors, behavioral health targets are still in hot demand, especially for private equity firms. Roughly 18% of deals announced by a PE buyer in the second quarter have targeted companies in the Behavioral Health Care sector, the highest concentration for any of the healthcare sectors. That statistic certainly correlates with the spike in demand for mental health services triggered by the anxiety surrounding COVID-19, as outlined in this article from The Chartis Group, an advisory and analytics services firm focused on the healthcare industry. Additionally, in early March, the U.S Centers for Medicare & Medicaid... Read More »
WindRose Health Adds New Behavioral Health Platform

TPG Invests in LifeStance Health

The need for behavioral health care has only been heightened by the COVID-19 pandemic we are now experiencing. And TPG Capital is moving deeper into the space with its majority investment in LifeStance Health, a leading provider of outpatient behavioral health services. Existing investors Summit Partners and Silversmith Capital Partners remain as minority investors. TPG’s investment is reported to be $1.2 billion, according to PE Hub. Founded in 2017, LifeStance offers a range of outpatient behavioral health services, delivered in-person and through telemedicine. The company focuses on creating and expanding low-cost outpatient access for patients seeking care for behavioral health... Read More »