• Health Care M&A Deals, February 19, 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 »
  • MindMed Acquires HealthMode

    MindMed (OTCQB: MMEDF), a New York City-based biotechnology company, is expanding its platform with a new deal. Last week, the company announced it is acquiring HealthMode, a digital medicine and therapeutics startup that uses artificial intelligence-enabled digital measurement to increase the precision and speed of clinical research and patient... Read More »
  • Humacyte Goes Public Via SPAC

    Humacyte, Inc. announced last week it is merging with Alpha Healthcare Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: AHAC), a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC). Shareholders of Humacyte will get an aggregate of 80 million shares of AHAC’s common stock, or roughly $800 million. Humacyte is a clinical-stage biotechnology platform company developing... Read More »
  • Charter Health Care Adds Two Omaha Agencies

    Charter Health Care Group, a portfolio company of Pharos Capital Group, announced a deal for two agencies in Omaha, Nebraska last week. It purchased Physmed Home Health Care and Serene Care Hospice, two sister companies, for an undisclosed sum. Physmed Home Health Care was founded in 2003 and specializes in geriatric care, providing physical... Read More »
  • Charles River Laboratories Acquires Cognate BioServices

    Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. (NYSE: CRL) is significantly boosting its capabilities with a new acquisition. The research giant is buying Cognate BioServices, Inc. from EW Healthcare Partners for $875 million. The acquisition and associated fees are expected to be financed through Charles River’s existing credit facility and... Read More »
Healthpeak Properties Acquires MOB and Life Science Portfolio

Healthpeak Properties Acquires MOB and Life Science Portfolio

One of healthcare’s largest REITs is back with two new portfolio acquisitions. Healthpeak Properties, Inc. (NYSE: PEAK), which was formerly known as HCP, Inc., has been an active buyer and seller in the Long-Term Care sector over the past several years, according to search results in our Healthcare Deal Database, but now the REIT is investing in the medical office building (MOB) and life sciences market. Both of these deals were disclosed in the company’s third-quarter earnings report.  First, Healthpeak purchased Cambridge Discovery Park, a 607,000 square foot Class-A life science campus in the West Cambridge submarket of Boston, for $664 million. The property has stabilized cash and GAAP... Read More »
MOB Deals Accelerate in the Third Quarter

MOB Deals Accelerate in the Third Quarter

Medical office building (MOB) transactions have been flowing steadily throughout the third quarter, with 11 deals on the books so far according to DSO. Most deals are focused on facilities in the Southeastern region of the United States, such as Alabama, North and South Carolina, and Georgia, and the buyers are a mix of REITs, private real estate investment firms, and developers. So far in the third quarter, over 376,000 square feet of MOBs have been sold, with disclosed prices totaling approximately $113.6 million. Unlike other sectors in healthcare, MOBs seem to have benefited from a COVID-19 environment, as noted by JLL ( NYSE: JLL) in a report published in July. The COVID-19 pandemic... Read More »
MOB Deals Accelerate in the Third Quarter

REIT Deals are Still Closing Despite COVID-19

Despite COVID-19 taking a hit on REIT stocks and earnings, especially in the senior care industry, some buyers managed to close deals in May, primarily for medical office buildings. This might come as a surprise since physician practices are getting hit especially hard by COVID-19, so these deals may have been in the works before the pandemic crashed into the economy, or real estate values are running cheap. Just this week, Anchor Health Properties, a full-service real estate development, management, and investment company focused on healthcare property, announced its purchase of the Walther Professional Center, an 18,471-square-foot medical office building located close to Northside... Read More »
MOB Deals Accelerate in the Third Quarter

Welltower Shuffles Medical Office Building Portfolio

Welltower Inc. (NYSE: WELL), one of the largest diversified healthcare REITs, is mixing up its medical office building portfolio. Although Welltower is incredibly active in the Long-Term Care sector with its post-acute care facility portfolio, its MOB portfolio is worth highlighting. So far this year, the company has announced $3.5 billion worth of outpatient medical acquisitions. The most recent acquisition involves the purchase of a 29 Class-A medical office portfolio from Hammes Partners for $787 million. The portfolio totals 1.5 million square feet and has an average age of 10 years, with 12 years of weighted average lease term and 2.2% average annual rent increases. The... Read More »