• Health Care M&A Deals, September 18, 2020

    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 Deal Search Online database, which is updated daily to provide our subscribers with the most up-to-date information and trends in the healthcare industry. The largest deal... Read More »
  • MetLife Acquires Versant Health

    MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) has entered the healthcare M&A market. Last week, the company announced the acquisition of Versant Health, the parent company of Davis Vision and Superior Vision, two major vision care and insurance brands with a combined 35 million members. Centerbridge Partners and an investor group including FFL Partners are... Read More »
  • CloudMD Expands Patient Engagement Portfolio

    CloudMD Software & Services Inc. (OTCMKTS: DOCRF) just keeps rolling out new deals and acquisitions. The company has been very active this year, with six acquisitions on the books so far across various sectors, according to search results in our Deal Search Online database. Last week, CloudMD acquired Toronto-based iMD Health Global Corp. for... Read More »
  • Trulieve Cannabis Boosts Its Market Reach

    Trulieve Cannabis Corp. (OTC: TCNNF), a vertically integrated “seed-to-sale” company and the first licensed medical cannabis company in the state of Florida, announced two new transactions last week. M&A activity in the medical marijuana market has been quiet throughout 2020 and 2019, after experiencing somewhat of a boom in 2018,... Read More »
  • A Busy Week for Home Health & Hospice Deals

    It was a busy week for home health & hospice (HH&H) transactions. Results from our Deal Search Online database show there were four announced last week alone, half of September’s total so far. Half of the deals were completed by private equity-backed companies, which highlights the continued interest in HH&H from PE firms. Jet... Read More »

Rehab Hospitals Attract More REITs in 2016

REITs are on the move in the healthcare services sectors, and rehabilitation hospitals are following the trend we’ve noted in the Hospital sector. Through December 1, REITs have made five acquisitions targeting rehabilitation hospitals, compared with two such deals announced in 2015, and two in 2014. The most recent announcement came from Global Medical REIT Inc. (NYSE: GMRE), which went public on June 29, 2016. Using proceeds from that IPO, the company acquired three rehab hospitals from affiliates of Healthcare Realty Trust Inc. (NYSE: HR), for a total of approximately $68 million. HealthSouth Corp. (NYSE: HLS) is the tenant in all three hospitals, which are located in Mesa, Arizona, and... Read More »

REIT Buys Rehab Hospital

Carter Validus Mission Critical REIT II teamed up with Vibra Healthcare to acquire Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Rancho Mirage. Vibra Rehab is under construction to become a 40,688-square foot, 50-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital. Vibra Healthcare currently operates more than 40 specialty acute care hospitals and outpatient physical therapy centers with more than 2,000 beds. Construction costs are budgeted at approximately $27.6 million to be funded by CVMC REIT II, and the purchase price is $9,466,287, bringing the transaction total to approximately $37.1 million. The facility is 100% leased to Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Rancho, LLC for a 16-year term beginning 30 days from... Read More »

Hospital M&A Revs Up in February

Two days into February 2016 and we’ve recorded four hospital transactions. Considering there were only two in all of January, this action is impressive. One was a straight real estate deal from Carter Validus Mission Critical REIT II, Inc., which paid $33.9 million for Sherman, Texas-based Heritage Park Surgical Hospital and Visionary Medical Imaging. Both facilities were built in 2005. The hospital has 57,576 square feet, and was renovated in 2010 to become a full-service surgical hospital. VMI is an 8,055 square foot facility. The deal actually closed in November 2015, but wasn’t announced until now. Larkin Community Hospital, a for-profit, 146-bed hospital in South Miami,... Read More »