Small World: The Week of International Pharma Deals

Last week, the list of pharmaceutical deals announced also could have served as a geography lesson. Not only was the volume of deals particularly high, accounting for nearly 28% of the week’s total, but it had a diverse list of countries. Beginning in the United States, New York City-based Royalty Pharma, which focuses entirely on acquiring royalty interests […]

 

Advantia Health Jumps into Digital Health

Advantia Health, a physician medical group focused on women’s health, has acquired telehealth company Pacify. The target developed an app that offers virtual perinatal care for new and expectant mothers. It connects them with consultants and registered nurses to complement in-person visits with OB-GYNs, pediatricians and other physicians. The financial terms of the were not disclosed, […]

 

Healthcare Dollar Volume Exploded in January

Dollar volume for healthcare deals announced in January was ridiculous, topping $90 billion. We don’t see figures like that in most quarters. The outsized total results from a single deal, of course. Bristol-Myers Squibb’s (NYSE: BMY) $74 billion acquisition of Celgene Corp. (NASDAQ: CELG) made up 81% of the month’s total. Suffice it to say […]

 

 

Alacare Acquired by Encompass Health Corp.

Encompass Health Corp. (NYSE: EHC) announced it will acquire Alacare Home Health & Hospice for $217 million dollars. That purchase price was about 1.9x the target’s approximate 2018 revenue of $117 million. Founded in 1970, Alacare provides home health, hospice and palliative care, physical rehabilitation, and specialty programs for dementia, cancer, stroke and heart patients. It […]

Health Care M&A Deals, Week Ending April 5, 2019

The Health Care M&A Weekly chart is a selection of transactions announced during the prior week(s). The deals presented here are from our Deal Search Online database, which is updated every business day. Visit www.dealsearchonline.com to see how Deal Search Online can help you stay up-to-date on the healthcare market overall, or in a particular sector of interest to […]

Health Care M&A Deals, Week Ending March 29, 2019

The Health Care M&A Weekly chart is a selection of transactions announced during the prior week(s). The deals presented here are from our Deal Search Online database, which is updated every business day. Visit www.dealsearchonline.com to see how Deal Search Online can help you stay up-to-date on the healthcare market overall, or in a particular sector of interest to […]

Schweiger Dermatology Group Expands PA Presence with New Deal

Schweiger Dermatology Group, a portfolio company of LLR Partners, is expanding out of its Northeast stronghold with an acquisition of a physician medical group in Pennsylvania. Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center will become a member of the company following the deal and adds 10 physicians to Schweiger’s network. The target physician group provides dermatologic treatments and […]

Envy Medical Purchased by Allergan

Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) acquired Envy Medical, Inc. this week in an effort to bolster its medical aesthetics portfolio. Envy Medical develops, markets, and sells non-invasive skin rejuvenation therapies for patients suffering from dermatologic or aesthetic conditions. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The deal will also give Allergan a key product out of Envy Medical’s portfolio, Dermalinfusion. […]

How PE Firms and Sponsored Companies Have Reshaped Health Care M&A

Although private equity firms have been active in healthcare services for many years, their participation has grown significantly in the past five. In our newly published report, 2019 Health Care Services Acquisition Report, Twenty-Fifth Edition, we took a look at their recent activities and how they’re moving these markets. Deal volume created by these firms […]