WELL Health Technologies Corp. Acquires wisp

WELL Health Technologies Corp. Acquires wisp

The digital health provider WELL Health Technologies Corp. has announced a new deal for Silicon Valley-based wisp, Inc. (WISP). WELL Health is a prolific strategic buyer in the healthcare M&A market (20 deals over three years) and has a robust network of clinics and telehealth operations in British Columbia, but has been making moves in the United States recently. The deal for WISP is valued at approximately $41 million, comprised of $27.7 million in cash and $6.2 million in WELL Health shares. WELL Health is acquiring roughly 53% of WISP, and the transaction includes a multi-year performance earnout up to a maximum of $7.4 million.   WISP is a leading national provider of telehealth... Read More »
Charter Health Care Group Expands in Texas

Charter Health Care Group Expands in Texas

The private equity-backed Charter Health Care Group has struck a deal for two home health agencies in the Texas market. Charter Health is acquiring Genesis HospiceCare and Saints Hospice for an undisclosed sum. Founded in 1995, Genesis HospiceCare has provided high-quality hospice care to patients and families in the Athens, Texas, community for more than 25 years while Saints Hospice has served the Plano community for 15 years. No terms were disclosed. Charter offers a broad spectrum of post-acute care services for patients navigating the last years of life, including hospice, palliative care, acute/hospital-based care, skilled home health and private duty home care. Charter’s... Read More »
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 »
Health Care M&A Deals, August 27, 2021

Health Care M&A Deals, August 27, 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 new LevinPro Healthcare and LTC platform, which is updated daily to provide our subscribers with the most up-to-date information and trends in the healthcare industry. To subscribe to our Health Care M&A deals chart and more, visit our membership site. LevinPro is devoted to healthcare merger and acquisition data for the serious analyst and investor. Every day, this service alerts you to developments in all the key segments of the health care service and technology markets. Behavioral Health... Read More »
PE-Backed Acorn Health Sold to Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan

PE-Backed Acorn Health Sold to Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan

After launching Acorn Health in October 2018, MBF Healthcare Partners II, L.P. is selling the behavioral health platform in a new deal. The buyer is The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board (Ontario Teachers), the administrator of Canada’s largest single-profession pension plan. It pays pensions and invests plan assets on behalf of 331,000 retired and working teachers. No terms were disclosed.  Acorn Health is an accredited national provider of high-quality applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy to children with autism spectrum disorder. The company employs approximately 1,200 individuals, serves more than 1,300 families, and operates a network of 51 clinics across seven states, including... Read More »
GuideWell Mutual Holding Acquires Triple-S Management Corporation

GuideWell Mutual Holding Acquires Triple-S Management Corporation

Last week, GuideWell Mutual Holding Corporation announced a definitive agreement to acquire Triple-S Management Corporation for $900 million. GuideWell will acquire all the outstanding shares of Triple-S Management common stock for $36.00 per share in cash, representing a premium of approximately 49% to Triple-S’ 90-day volume-weighted average trading price.  Founded in 1959, Triple-S Management Corporation is a health care services company serving more than 1 million people in Puerto Rico. It has the exclusive right to use the Blue Cross Blue Shield name and mark throughout Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Costa Rica, the British Virgin Islands and Anguilla, and offers a broad... Read More »
Women’s Health USA Partners With Unified Women’s Healthcare

Women’s Health USA Partners With Unified Women’s Healthcare

Private equity-backed Unified Women’s Healthcare has announced a new partnership with Women’s Health USA (WHUSA), a multi-state organization offering practice management and emerging value-based care services to more than 600 OB/GYN and women’s health providers. Sverica Capital Management, the current majority shareholder in WHUSA, will be selling its majority stake in this deal and will reinvest a portion of its proceeds into the combined company.  No terms were disclosed, but the deal will create the largest physician practice management company dedicated solely to women in the United States. Together, WHUSA and Unified Women’s will provide comprehensive business services to more than... Read More »
WELL Health Technologies Corp. Acquires wisp

Equity Consortium Takes Inovalon Private

A group of private equity buyers has announced an agreement to acquire Inovalon, taking the publicly traded digital health company private. The group is led by Nordic Capital and joined by Insight Partners as lead co-investor, with 22C Capital, Inovalon founder/Chief Executive Officer Keith Dunleavy and certain Class B stockholders of Inovalon joining in on the investment.  The deal is valued at $7.3 billion in an all-cash transaction. Inovalon stockholders will receive $41.00 per share in cash for each share of Class A Common Stock or Class B Common Stock. The company provides cloud-based platforms empowering data-driven healthcare. Through the Inovalon ONE Platform, it brings a... Read More »
Health Care M&A Deals, August 27, 2021

Health Care M&A Deals, August 20, 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 new LevinPro Healthcare and LTC platform, which is updated daily to provide our subscribers with the most up-to-date information and trends in the healthcare industry. To subscribe to our Health Care M&A deals chart and more, visit our membership site. LevinPro is devoted to healthcare merger and acquisition data for the serious analyst and investor. Every day, this service alerts you to developments in all the key segments of the health care service and technology markets. Behavioral Health Care  AcquirerTargetPriceAutism... Read More »
WELL Health Technologies Corp. Acquires wisp

Alphabet Subsidiary Verily Acquires SignalPath

Alphabet (Google) is making another move into the healthcare space. Verily, its life sciences research platform and subsidiary, has announced an agreement to acquire SignalPath for an undisclosed sum. SignalPath is a privately held company that has developed the SignalPath platform, a clinical trial management system (CTMS) that improves the ease, quality and efficiency of conducting clinical research at study sites. SignalPath’s platform reduces fragmentation by leveraging a modern software architecture with a cloud-based platform to optimize the management of a study site’s clinical trials portfolio. SignalPath’s robust technology infrastructure offers novel approaches... Read More »