• Health Care M&A Deals, April 2 , 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 is... Read More »
  • SOC Telemed Acquires Access Physicians

    The national telehealth provider SOC Telemed has announced a new deal for Access Physicians valued at $194 million upfront with additional potential consideration based on performance. Access Physicians is an experienced multi-specialty acute inpatient telemedicine provider focused on cardiac care, inpatient hospital care, tele-neurology,... Read More »
  • Procaps Group Merges with Union Acquisition

    If you were looking for another SPAC deal this week, say no more. Procaps Group announced a reverse merger with Union Acquisition Corp. II (NASDAQ: LATN). Founded in 1977, Procaps is a leading integrated international healthcare and pharmaceutical company with a successful history of growth and diversification. Procaps is the largest... Read More »
  • Organon Hits the Ground Running

    Early in March 2020, Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE: MRK) announced the spin-off of a new company focused on women’s health. The new company, Organon & Co., will have a portfolio of more than 60 trusted medicines that address an entire spectrum of conditions that women face. Organon is expected to have a global footprint with approximately... Read More »
  • SomaLogic Goes Public With SPAC

    They just don’t stop coming. Another private healthcare company has agreed to go public via SPAC in a $1.23 billion deal. SomaLogic is merging with CM Life Sciences II (NASDAQ: CMIIU), a special purpose acquisition company affiliated with Casdin Capital, LLC and Corvex Management LP. SomaLogic is a commercial-stage proteomics company with... Read More »
The State of the Rehabilitation M&A Market

The State of the Rehabilitation M&A Market

Throughout 2020, there wasn’t much to write about in the Rehabilitation sector. The industry was under regulatory pressure from CMS in the beginning of 2020, and then Covid-19 came around, making things even more difficult. Social distancing guidelines hindered in-person appointments, and we imagine that the effects of surgery cancellations at hospitals trickled down into this sector as well. U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. (NYSE: USPH), one of the largest rehabilitation providers, saw a 13.8% drop in net patient revenue in 2020 compared with 2019, for instance. However, It was more difficult to discern the effects in the M&A market. The sector barely breaks double-digit deal volume on a... Read More »
Kindred Healthcare Adds Two Rehab Hospitals

Kindred Healthcare Adds Two Rehab Hospitals

The healthcare services giant Kindred Healthcare, LLC is back in the M&A market. Much of the company’s activity has focused on partnerships and new development projects, but now Kindred is adding two rehabilitation hospitals with two separate joint ventures.  The first deal was announced in partnership with Texas Health Resources, a faith-based, not-for-profit health system. The two companies have jointly taken control of Everest Rehabilitation Hospital of Keller, a 36-bed rehabilitation hospital located in the northern suburbs of Fort Worth, Texas that just opened in December 2020. The hospital will be renamed Texas Rehabilitation Hospital of... Read More »
ATI Physical Therapy Goes Public

ATI Physical Therapy Goes Public

The healthcare M&A market has been dominated by a surge of SPAC deals, or private companies going public through reverse mergers with a special purpose acquisition company. The deals have usually been in the eHealth and Biotechnology sectors, but now a giant in the Rehabilitation sector is getting in the action. ATI Physical Therapy, the largest single-branded outpatient physical therapy provider in the United States, is merging with Fortress Value Acquisition Corp. II in a $2.5 billion deal.  ATI owns and operates nearly 900 physical therapy clinics across 25 states. The company generated approximately $178.6 million in adjusted EBITDA for 2020.  ATI Physical Therapy was a portfolio... Read More »
NeuPath Health Makes Moves to Expand

NeuPath Health Makes Moves to Expand

The Canadian-based NeuPath Health Inc. (TSXV:NPTH) is entering the healthcare M&A market with its deal for HealthPointe Medical Centres Ltd. NeuPath is Canada’s largest provider of chronic pain management services that operates under two leading brands in Ontario: Centres for Pain Management and InMedic Creative Medicine. NeuPath has 12 locations across Ontario with more than 100 licensed healthcare providers that provide care to over 11,000 patients annually.  Under the terms of the agreement, NeuPath will acquire 100% of HealthPointe for CAD 3.2 million upfront cash (U.S. $4.05 million) and up to CAD 1.5 million in potential milestones based on the achievement of certain financial... Read More »
Physical Rehabilitation Network Expands in California

Physical Rehabilitation Network Expands in California

It’s been a quiet year for the rehabilitation sector in terms of healthcare M&A, most likely due to the social distancing safety measures implemented because of COVID-19 and the new reimbursement model put in place on October 1, 2019. But last week, Physical Rehabilitation Network, LLC announced a new transaction in California. PRN, a portfolio company of Silver Oak Services Partners, added Morgan Hill Physical Therapy, Inc., a Northern California-based outpatient rehabilitative care group that provides physical and occupational therapy, functional integrative therapy, work injury rehabilitation and sports medicine and complimentary injury consultations. With the addition of Morgan... Read More »
Omada Health Adds Physera

Omada Health Adds Physera

Omada Health, a digital health coaching company based in San Francisco, didn’t have to go far to find a perfect target. On May 19, the company announced its acquisition of Physera, Inc., a digital physical therapy provider also based in San Francisco. In conjunction with the acquisition, Omada raised an additional round of growth capital from Perceptive Advisors, a life sciences investment firm, to finance the deal and support future growth. CNN reported that $37 million of that investment went to the Physera acquisition. Physera is a musculoskeletal care company that delivers physical therapy and interventions digitally and via telehealth visits to achieve clinical outcomes and... Read More »