BayMark Health Adds Two More Treatment Programs

BayMark Health Services, the opioid treatment platform formed by Webster Capital, added two more organizations to its roster in November. The deals bring its 2018 acquisition total to five. In all of 2017, the company made six deals public, so we’re expecting at least one more by the end of this year. St. Louis-based SpecialCare […]

 

PE Firms Target Healthcare Staffing Services

Who says good help is hard to find? Just about every healthcare provider in the United States, it seems.  The growing shortage of doctors and nurses, together with the recent near-record low U.S. unemployment rates, has brought the healthcare staffing services segment into sharp focus for investors. Through mid-November, 18 deals targeting these companies have […]

 

Numotion Moves to AEA Investors

Audax Private Equity and LLR Partners have exited their jointly held rehab company, Numotion, which has been a major player in consolidating the complex rehabilitation technology (CRT) market. AEA Investors is the new owner. The target provides complex rehabilitation technology (CRT), including manual and power wheelchairs designed to meet the unique medical and functional needs […]

 

Health Care M&A Deals, Week Ending November 16, 2018

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, in the quarterly report. 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 […]

 

Swedish Orphan Drug Maker Moves into the U.S.

Ready or not, here comes Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (STO: SOBI). The company recently paid $1.5 billion to AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN) in a double-sided deal. First, it’s acquiring the perpetual U.S. rights to Synagis (palivizumab), which prevents serious lower respiratory tract infections (LRTI) caused by FSV in high-risk infants. The other side of the deal […]

athenahealth Finds a Buyer and a Merger Partner

Only two weeks into the month of November 2018, and already the deal value is higher than all of October. Through November 14, nearly $9.8 billion has been spent, but that’s largely because of a single deal, and one that’s been long in the works. After a lengthy bidding process, athenahealth (NASDAQ: ATHN) was acquired […]

It’s a Glass Half-Something View of Healthcare M&A

If you only saw one story regarding Capital One Healthcare‘s (NYSE: COF) recent industry survey, then you only saw one view of where the respondents think the industry is heading. Every year, Capital One surveys a group of healthcare services executives and private equity firms on their opinions regarding the industry’s business performance, likely merger […]

ZT Corporate Scoops up Six Freestanding Emergency Centers

ZT Corporate, a Houston-based private equity firm formerly known as ZT Wealth, won its stalking-horse bid to acquire six freestanding emergency centers in the Houston area, operating under the Neighbors Emergency Center brand. Founded in 1997, the firm owns and manages Altus Health, whose operations include a surgical hospital, cancer centers and three freestanding emergency […]

Health Care M&A Deals, Week Ending November 9, 2018

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, in the quarterly report. 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 […]

Pacific Biosciences Gives Illumina a Long-Read View

Only one week into November and deal value stands at $2.5 billion. Not a bad start, given that October’s full deal value totals $9.4 billion. At least 60% of November’s spending comes from one deal, Illumina‘s (NASDAQ: ILMN) acquisition of Pacific Biosciences (NASDAQ: PACB) for $1.2 billion. The all-cash price consists of $8.00 per share for Pacific […]