Q3:2018 Health Care Deal Dollar Volume

A total of $30.4 billion was spent to fund the 435 transactions reported in Q3:18, based on disclosed prices. The Hospital sector dominated the dollar side of deal making for the first time since 2013, accounting for 27% ($8.2 billion) of spending. A single deal accounted for 68% of the Hospital sector’s total, as RCCH […]

BHC Sector Booms as Acadia Healthcare Explores a Sale

Mergers and acquisitions in the Behavioral Health Care sector are booming in 2018, with 68 transactions made public through mid-October, 21% higher than the total in 2017. Now comes the report that one of the sector’s largest publicly traded companies, Acadia Healthcare Company (NASDAQ: ACHC), is in talks with a few interested parties to sell […]

Financial Buyers Roared into Health Care Deals in Q2:18

Financial buyers, which include real estate investment trusts (REITSs) and private equity firms, are not the dominant players in the health care M&A market, although REITs have been moving into the Hospital sector in recent years. Middle-market private equity firms have had a hard time getting into and then winning auctions for healthcare entities in […]