Behavioral health care transactions regained some of the strength they lost in the second quarter of 2017. Deal volume in the sector rose 63% in the third quarter, and was up 86% compared with the third quarter of 2016.
Our Stat of the Week is -57%, which is how far spending on healthcare mergers and acquisitions fell in the third quarter of 2017.
Ten of the largest deals announced in the third quarter broke the $1.0 billion mark, for a total of $29.9 billion (70% of the quarter’s total spending of $42.7 billion).
As third quarters go in the cycle of healthcare mergers and acquisitions, big news is not expected. First quarter results may be exciting if the previous year’s fourth quarter was so hectic that a number of deals were pushed into the next year. Second quarters are usually a pause for breath as more books begin […]
We will be addressing the quarterly seniors housing and healthcare M&A results in Health Care M&A Quarterly Report, which covers all 13 health care sectors. But, here is a preview:
Merger and acquisition activity stayed virtually even in the second quarter, down 1% from the previous quarter, to 75 transactions. The quarter’s deal volume makes up 24% of the 315 deals announced within the past 12 months. Q2:17’s deal volume is 17% lower than the same period a year earlier.
The Home Health & Hospice sector has experienced a few headwinds in 2017. Besides the ongoing labor shortage, reimbursement levels would be severely impacted by the passage of the Senate Republicans’ Better Care Reconciliation Act, which curtails federal spending on Medicaid beginning in 2020.
Deal activity in the Behavioral Health Care sector plummeted in Q2:17, down 50% compared with the previous quarter, and down 53% compared with the same quarter a year earlier. The quarter’s total of eight deals represents 21% of the 39 transactions announced in the past 12 months. In fact, those two quarters—Q1:17 and Q2:16—had the […]
The dollar volume of publicly announced seniors housing and care acquisitions in the second quarter of 2017 surged to $9.7 billion, a nearly 600% increase over the first quarter’s volume of $1.4 billion.
Health care merger and acquisition activity slowed in the second quarter of 2017. Compared with the first quarter of 2017, deal volume decreased 15%, to 366 transactions. Deal volume was also lower compared with the same quarter the year before, down 14%. Combined spending in the second quarter reached $95.8 billion, an increase of 62% […]