• Trulieve Cannabis Merges With Harvest Health

    The medical marijuana market just got its biggest merger. Trulieve Cannabis Corp. (OTC: TCNNF), a vertically integrated “seed-to-sale” company, announced last week the acquisition of Harvest Health & Recreation Inc. for $2.1 billion. Harvest Health is a vertically integrated medical cannabis company and multi-state... Read More »
  • Amedisys Acquires VNA Home Health Business

    The home health giant Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMED) announced last week it was acquiring the home health business of Visiting Nurse Association in Omaha, Nebraska. The business has 400 providers serving Omaha, Council Bluffs and surrounding communities.  The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, although the companies said they expect... Read More »
  • Community Psychiatry Management Expands Its Network

    The San Francisco-based behavioral healthcare company Community Psychiatry Management, LLC is expanding its footprint. The company last week announced the acquisition of MindPath Care Centers, which provides medication management and individual therapy both in-office and via telehealth, addiction recovery services, group therapy sessions and... Read More »
  • Health Care M&A Deals, May 14, 2021

    The Health Care M&A deals chart is a selection of transactions announced during the prior week(s). The M&A transactions presented here are from our HealthCareMandA.com Deal Database, which is updated daily to provide our subscribers with the most up-to-date information and trends in the healthcare industry. The largest deal... Read More »
  • Science 37 Goes Public in SPAC Deal

    Another week, another SPAC deal. This time, Science 37, Inc. is merging with LifeSci Acquisition II Corp. (NASDAQ: LSAQ), a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) targeting the biopharma, medical technology, digital health and healthcare services sectors. The transaction values Science 37 at a total enterprise value of $1.05 billion and a... Read More »
What’s Next for eHealth?

What’s Next for eHealth?

The eHealth market is as active as ever. Digital health companies were in hot demand throughout 2020, with 246 deals on the books for last year, an annual record for the sector. In the first quarter of 2021, we already have 102 deals, according to search results in our Healthcare Deals Database. In 2020, it was all about virtual care and telehealth, exemplified by eHealth deals such as Teladoc Health, Inc.’s (NYSE: TDOC) $18.5 billion acquisition of Livongo Health, Inc. or the $1.35 billion reverse merger of UpHealth and Cloudbreak Health with Oaktree Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company. Much of the demand in eHealth was due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but other... Read More »
Healthcare M&A Results Q1: One for the Record Books

Healthcare M&A Results Q1: One for the Record Books

Rebound might be an understatement. After the healthcare M&A market slowed down for most of 2020 due to the pandemic, deal activity has roared back in the first quarter of 2021, with a staggering 596 deals on the books, a 17% increase compared to the 509 deals announced in Q4:20, according to results in Healthcare Deals Database. And with quarterly earnings on the way, the number of deals will easily break 600. In terms of disclosed spending, dollar volume sits at a healthy $89 billion, a 27% drop compared with Q4:20, but the last quarter of the year is always full of mega-mergers, so don’t just take that number at face value. It’s a strange endeavor comparing healthcare M&A... Read More »