Behavioral Health Care Deals Keep Growing

Behavioral health care deals are on a hot streak. Only three quarters of the way through 2018, at least 59 deals have been made public, compared with 56 in all of 2017. Despite the soaring valuations, the buyers keep lining up. For example, another platform-builder just entered the sector. River Cities Capital Funds, a growth […]

PE Firms Swarmed to Behavioral Health in Q4:17

Deal activity in the Behavioral Health Care sector was consistent with most of the previous quarters. Although deal volume slipped 14% from the previous quarter, it rose 20% compared with the same quarter a year earlier. The fourth quarter’s total of 12 deals represents 22% of the 54 transactions announced in the past 12 months. […]

The MACRA Effect Keeps Building

The MACRA effect is heating up, as independent physician practices agree to be acquired by hospitals, managed care companies and even private equity firms.

Behavioral Health Care M&A in 2015

Behavioral health is a growing national concern, finally, and investors are responding to the growing public attention. Mergers and acquisitions in this healthcare sector rose more than 46% last year, to more than 40 transactions. The two publicly traded, pure-play companies in this area, AAC Holdings (NYSE: AAC) and Acadia Healthcare Company (NASDAQ: ACHC), lead the […]

Behavioral Health Care M&A in 2015

It’s only mid-September, but the number of behavioral health care transactions is approaching last year’s total—and is likely to surpass it. Through September 11, we’ve recorded 21 deals in this sector, compared with 2014’s total of 22, which was the highest number of deals since 2006’s total of 24 transactions. American Addiction Centers (NYSE: AAC) […]