• Health Care M&A Deals, June 4, 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 of the week... Read More »
  • WELL Health Buys MyHealth Partners

    It’s been a busy year for WELL Health Technologies Corp. (TSX.V: WELL). In early February, the company announced the acquisition of CRH Medical Corporation (NYSE: CRHM), which provides physicians with innovative services and products for the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases, for $292.7 million. Following that, in March the company... Read More »
  • Convey Health Announces its Going Public

    Healthcare technology firm Convey Holding Parent, Inc. announced a plan to raise $200 million through its upcoming IPO. The offering will consist of 13.3 million shares at an expected price range between $14 and $16 per share. In 2020, the company generated $288 million in consolidated revenue, a 28% increase over the previous year. Convey... Read More »
  • National Health Investors Grabs Brookhaven Hospital

    The healthcare REIT National Health Investors, Inc. (NYSE: NHI) is adding a behavioral health hospital to its portfolio. NHI is buying Brookhaven Hospital, a 64-bed specialty behavioral health hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma, that specializes in treating patients that have suffered a traumatic brain injury. The deal is valued at $42.3 million; $40.3... Read More »
  • One Medical Buys Iora Health

    The primary care clinic operator One Medical (NASDAQ: ONEM) has expanded its network size with the acquisition of Boston, Massachusetts-based Iora Health. Under the terms of the agreement, Iora Health shareholders will receive 56.1 million shares of One Medical stock valued at the company’s closing price of $35.59 on June 4, 2021, or... Read More »
Ramsay Health Care Acquires U.K.-based Spire Healthcare

Ramsay Health Care Acquires U.K.-based Spire Healthcare

Last week, Australia-based Ramsay Health Care (OTCMKTS: RMSYF) announced a significant expansion in the U.K. hospital market. The company revealed it was acquiring Spire Healthcare Group, a leading independent hospital group in the United Kingdom with 39 hospitals, including three neurological rehabilitation centers and a mobile diagnostic scanning fleet. According to Spire’s annual report, the system generates most of its revenue from the National Health Service, which totaled approximately $1.30 billion in 2020. Spire also generated $160.9 million in EBITDA in 2020.  The deal for Spire is valued at A$3.7 billion deal value including A$1.98 billion in debt, which equals about U.S. $2.87... Read More »
HCA Healthcare Divests 4 Georgia Hospitals

HCA Healthcare Divests 4 Georgia Hospitals

The for-profit health system HCA Healthcare is downsizing, selling four hospitals in a deal valued at $950 million. The buyer is Piedmont Healthcare, a not-for-profit hospital system based in Atlanta, Georgia.  The four hospitals are Eastside Medical Center (310 beds, Snellville), Cartersville Medical Center (119 beds, Cartersville), and Coliseum Health System, which includes two acute care hospitals (310-bed Coliseum Medical Centers and 103-bed Coliseum Northside). Coliseum Health System also houses the Coliseum Center for Behavioral Health, a 40-bed inpatient behavioral health facility in Macon, which was included in the deal. ... Read More »
HCA Healthcare Adds Meadows Regional Medical Center

HCA Healthcare Adds Meadows Regional Medical Center

The Hospital market is off to a strong start in 2021, with seven deals on the books in January. The health system giant, HCA Healthcare (NYSE: HCA), just announced the largest deal in the sector by price. HCA purchased Meadows Regional Medical Center, a 52-bed community hospital in Vidalia, Georgia from Meadow Health Alliance, Inc. for $73 million. A letter of intent was filed in September 2019, and the Toombs County Hospital Authority and Meadow Health Alliance have approved the sale.  Meadow Health Alliance generated $153.6 million in revenue in 2019 and estimated $9.63 million EBITDA. Meadows Regional will be HCA’s 10th hospital in Georgia. This deal is expected to close on or before... Read More »
Aspirus Buys Portfolio of Ascension Hospitals

Aspirus Buys Portfolio of Ascension Hospitals

Ascension Wisconsin, part of the Ascension health system, is divesting seven hospitals (total of 264 beds) in north and central Wisconsin. Three are acute care hospitals, and four are designated as critical access hospitals. The buyer is Aspirus, a nonprofit rural health service with six hospitals in Wisconsin and four in Michigan, 50 clinics, home health and hospice care, pharmacies, critical care and air-medical transport, nursing homes and a broad network of physicians. No terms were disclosed, but the seven facilities generated $392.2 million revenues for the fiscal year of 2019 and $73.8 million in EBITDA. The divestment includes Eagle River Hospital in Eagle River (14 beds); Good... Read More »
What a Year It Was for Hospital M&A

What a Year It Was for Hospital M&A

The U.S. hospital system has had a stress-filled year, to say the least. By mid-December 2020, the nation’s death toll from the coronavirus topped 300,000 and daily hospitalizations closed in on 11,000. Front-line healthcare workers began receiving the Pfizer-BioNtech vaccine and Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, told MSNBC in an interview that the timeline for a return to normalcy stretched well into 2021. Not surprisingly, the hospital merger and acquisition landscape shifted, but it didn’t buckle. Overall, deals for hospitals are down 26% through mid-December (73 vs. 99 in 2019). For U.S. hospitals, deal volume dropped 16% (66 U.S. deals... Read More »
Tenet Healthcare Acquires 45 ASCs For More Than $1 Billion

Tenet Healthcare Acquires 45 ASCs For More Than $1 Billion

Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) has significantly expanded its ambulatory surgery platform with a new acquisition. The Texas-based health system has purchased a portfolio of 45 ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) located in Arizona, Florida, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, New Hampshire, Ohio, Texas and Wisconsin from SurgCenter Development (SCD), which partners with local surgeons to create physician-owned and physician-operated ASCs. Tenet Healthcare will buy the majority interests by fully acquiring SCD’s interests, and partially acquiring interests from physician partners, for $1.1 billion in cash and the assumption of approximately $18 million of center-level debt.  The ASCs will... Read More »