CRH Medical Adds Two New Physician Groups

CRH Medical Adds Two New Physician Groups

After a brief hiatus from the healthcare M&A market, CRH Medical Corporation (NYSE: CRHM) added two new Georgia-based physician groups to its network in early June. CRH, based in Vancouver, Canada, provides physicians with innovative services and products for the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases. The company acquired Oconee River Anesthesia Associates and Lake Lanier Anesthesia Associates. Lake Lanier provides anesthesia services to two ambulatory surgery centers, and the group generates an estimated annual revenue of $2.7 million. The acquisition for Lake Lanier was financed through a combination of CRH’s credit facility and cash on hand and is EBITDA and cash flow... Read More »
Physician Practices Find Many Buyers

Physician Practices Find Many Buyers

The first quarter of 2018 is nearly over (one week left to go), and the Physician Medical Group sector is still in acquisition mode. Last year, the first quarter saw a record 59 deals announced for physician groups. This year’s Q1 total won’t challenge that, but the 30 deals reported so far show interest isn’t waning for buyers or sellers. We’ve written extensively about private equity groups building platforms of specialty practices, particularly dermatology, anesthesia and ophthalmology. But publicly traded entities are still in the hunt. In the first three weeks of March 2018, 13 deals for physician practices were announced, although none disclosed financial... Read More »