Confluent Health Strikes Fourth Deal in 2021

Confluent Health Strikes Fourth Deal in 2021

With the backing of Partners Group, the physical and occupational therapy firm Confluent Health just announced its fourth deal of the year, acquiring Manual Edge Physical Therapy for an undisclosed sum. Manual Edge Physical Therapy is a private and therapist-owned physical therapy practice. It offers a diverse list of services including treatments for back and neck pain, extremity pain, concussion, headache, TMJ, and other facial pain as well as specialties specific to women’s and men’s health. The practice is based in Colorado Springs, Colorado. This partnership allows for Manual Edge PT to maintain its existing brand while gaining access to Confluent Health’s shared management services.... Read More »
MemorialCare Health System & Physical Rehabilitation Network JV Strike a Deal

MemorialCare Health System & Physical Rehabilitation Network JV Strike a Deal

MemorialCare Health System and Physical Rehabilitation Network (PRN) announced a joint venture in 2020 to operate 17 community-based, full-service physical therapy centers, creating one of Orange County’s largest consolidations of comprehensive medical rehabilitation. And now the JV has struck an agreement to expand, together adding Complete Balance Solutions Institute for Physiotherapy, Inc. to their network. Founded in 2006, Complete Balance Solutions is a premier destination for neurological, vestibular and balance injuries and disorders. The team collectively brings more than 25 years of experience specializing in treating individuals with dizziness, balance and movement disorders and... Read More »
MemorialCare Health System & Physical Rehabilitation Network JV Strike a Deal

LifePoint Health & Kindred Healthcare Announce Merger

LifePoint Health has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Kindred Healthcare, LLC, the two companies announced late Monday. The deal brings together two major players in the acute and post-acute healthcare market. LifePoint Health, a subsidiary of RCCH HealthCare Partners, owns and operates community hospitals, regional health systems, physician practices, outpatient centers and post-acute facilities across the country. Kindred Healthcare is the nation’s leading specialty hospital company delivering acute health services in its long-term acute care hospitals, inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, acute rehabilitation units, and behavioral health line of business, all specializing in... Read More »
CORA Physical Therapy Sold to H.I.G. Capital

CORA Physical Therapy Sold to H.I.G. Capital

One of the largest networks of physical therapy networks is being traded. Gryphon Investors is selling CORA Health Holdings Corp. and its subsidiaries, doing business as CORA Physical Therapy, to H.I.G. Capital for an undisclosed sum. CORA currently operates 228 outpatient physical therapy clinics across nine U.S. states, primarily in the Southeast. The Company’s 850+ physical therapists, physical therapy assistants and other clinicians offer best-in-class outpatient physical rehabilitation services for orthopedic problems, work-related injuries, sports injuries and various neuromuscular and neurological conditions. Founded in 1993, H.I.G. Capital is a global private equity investment firm... Read More »
The MENTOR Network Expands in Texas

The MENTOR Network Expands in Texas

Private equity-backed The MENTOR Network is widening its footprint in Texas. The company is adding Sage Care Therapy Services, which currently serves 900 young people across North Texas. Its pediatric therapy offerings include physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy and feeding therapy customized to each patient’s unique needs. Sage Care Therapy employs a multidisciplinary team, including bilingual therapists and translators, allowing the company to better meet the needs of the diverse community in Dallas, where the company is headquartered. This deal expands MENTOR’s offerings to include home-based delivery of pediatric therapies for children up to 21 years old in North... 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 »