ENT Partners Kicks off 2021 with Multiple Acquisitions

ENT Partners Kicks off 2021 with Multiple Acquisitions

Candescent Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm, acquired ENT Partners LLC in 2018 to build a leading network of ear, nose and throat (ENT) and sleep providers. And now in 2021, it seems like the company is making good on that mission. In just two weeks into the new year, the company has added three practices to its network, according to search results in our Healthcare Deal Database. No terms were disclosed. On January 7, the physician group purchased Arlington ENT based in Arlington Heights, Illinois. Arlington ENT – Head & Neck and Facial Plastic Surgery offers a wide range of services within the surgical specialties of cosmetic and reconstructive facial plastic surgery and... Read More »
A Busy Month for Physician Medical Group Deals

A Busy Month for Physician Medical Group Deals

December M&A activity hit over 200 deals, and we were struggling to remember a time when numbers hit that high, let alone in a historic pandemic (and more deals are expected to float to the surface in the next few weeks). Part of that surge in deal volume can be attributed to M&A in the Physician Medical Group sector, which hit 28 deals so far, based on search results in our Healthcare Deals Database. All but seven deals were committed by a private equity firm or its portfolio company, showing private equity’s continued influence on the Physician Medical Group market. No one particular company dominated as a buyer, but a few different firms reported multiple deals. Advanced... Read More »
EyeSouth Partners Adds Another Texas Physician Group

EyeSouth Partners Adds Another Texas Physician Group

The private equity-backed EyeSouth Partners is closing 2020 on a strong note. With the support of Shore Capital Partners, EyeSouth Partners added Eye Center of Texas (ECT), which employs 14 physicians across six primary clinical locations in the greater Houston area and provides an integrated service model incorporating the latest advancements in cataract surgery, retina management, glaucoma treatment, refractive surgery and routine eye exams.  EyeSouth Partners is an eye care services organization in the southeast. Its affiliate network consists of 114 doctors providing medical and surgical eye care services at approximately 70 locations, including 11 surgery centers, in Alabama, Florida,... Read More »
Physician Medical Group M&A Recovers Quickly

Physician Medical Group M&A Recovers Quickly

Like most other healthcare sectors, the Physician Medical Group market was hit hard when the coronavirus pandemic arrived in March 2020. Deal activity across the board came to a sudden halt in mid-March, except for deals that were far along in the sales process. Everyone from buyers to bankers sat back to assess what was going on as whole regions of the country went into social and economic lockdown until May. Months later, things don’t look as bad as they could have. Deal flow across all healthcare sectors through the end of November 2020 was down 18% compared with the same period in 2019 (1,374 deals vs. 1,667, respectively). The second and third quarters bore the brunt of the panic,... Read More »
U.S. Urology Partners Acquires Syracuse-based Physician Group

U.S. Urology Partners Acquires Syracuse-based Physician Group

U.S. Urology Partners is expanding. With the backing of NMS Capital, the physician management company has added Syracuse, New York-based Associated Medical Professionals of New York for an undisclosed sum. Associated Medical Professionals of New York is a multi-specialty medical practice with two locations in Syracuse and Ellinwood. It has 25 urologists, three radiation oncologists and an extensive support staff. This add-on deal extends the reach of U.S. Urology Partners into central New York State and more than doubles its physician count. The combined groups will benefit from U.S. Urology Partners’ substantial investment in people, technology and services to better address patient and... Read More »
Physician Medical Group M&A Recovers Quickly

Aspen Dental and ClearChoice Strike a $1 Billion Merger

Aspen Dental Management, a New York-based leading dental support organization (DSO), has announced it is acquiring ClearChoice Management Services, significantly expanding its footprint. The deal is valued at approximately $1.1 billion, according to sources cited in PE Hub. The deal is essentially a trade between private equity firms: Aspen Dental is backed by Ares Private Equity Group and Leonard Green & Partners L.P., and ClearChoice is a portfolio company of Sun Capital Partners, Inc., which is exiting its investment.  ClearChoice is a leader in providing high-quality administrative practice management services to the network of ClearChoice Dental Implant Centers. With a current... Read More »