Behavioral Health Care Deal Trends in 2017

The Behavioral Health Care sector has enjoyed growing interest from private equity and other investors in recent years. Federal legislation regarding coverage of mental health conditions certainly boosted that interest, as has the growing public acceptance of the magnitude of need for services. Also, the fragmented nature of this sector has kept platform-building acquisitions rather low. […]

AAC Adds Addiction Treatment in New England

AAC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAC), operator of American Addiction Centers, announced its first acquisition of 2017. The company is ramping up again after a hot streak in 2015, when it acquired seven companies for a combined $143 million. Since then, the once-serial acquirer has been quiet on the M&A front as it integrated all its […]

MedEquities Trust Enters the Behavioral Health Sector

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) are back in action in the Behavioral Health Care sector. Last April we reported on Care Capital Properties (NYSE: CCP) $380 million deal for six inpatient facilities owned by Signature Healthcare Services LLC (dba Aurora Behavioral Health). Early in August, MedEquities Realty Trust (NYSE: MRT) made its first move into […]