More Competition Coming in Behavioral Health Care

It’s been a wild ride in recent years. Merger and acquisition activity in the Behavioral Health Care sector soared to a record 91 transactions in 2018, an increase of 264% over 2014 (25 deals) and up 60% compared with 2017 (57 deals). The majority of the 2018 deals—63%, in fact—were made by private equity firms […]

After a Two-Year Buying Spree, Bain Sells Majority Stake in Waystar

Almost two years ago, in September 2017, Bain Capital Private Equity acquired cloud-based revenue cycle management (RCM) company ZirMed for a reported $750 million and merged it with its own revenue cycle management company, Navicure. The combination formed Waystar, which integrated ZirMed’s business and clinical performance management solutions with Navicure’s own cloud-based RCM platform that focused on medical […]

CRO and CDMO
CRO and CDMO

U.S. Renal Care Gets Big New Backers

U.S. Renal Care has new owners, as of February 13. It marks the first renal-related transaction in 2019 and it won’t be the last. The national dialysis provider was backed by a consortium of private equity firms such as Leonard Green & Partners, Frazier Healthcare Partners, New Enterprise Associates and Cressey & Company. Stepping in […]