Kindred Exits Skilled Nursing Business

Kindred Healthcare (NYSE: KND) has made no secret that it is getting out of the skilled nursing business. It took until June 30 for the deal announcement to come, and when it did, it was a bit of a surprise that a single buyer was taking over the entire business. Private equity firm BlueMountain Capital Management, LLC, through a joint venture it is leading called BM Eagle Holdings, agreed to acquire Kindred’s 89 skilled nursing facilities. BlueMountain, you may recall, acquired the financially failing Daughters of Charity hospital system in California in July 2015, following the collapse of Prime Healthcare Services’ $849 million bid in March 2015. A week after this deal with Kindred was... Read More »