Marlin Equity Exits AdvancedMD

Marlin Equity Partners is parting ways with AdvancedMD Software, Inc. The exit was announced on August 2, 2018, almost three years to the day that Marlin announced its acquisition of the company on August 6, 2015. Private equity firms are trading healthcare tech and services companies with abandon these days, and there’ve been several take-private […]

Watering garden
Watering garden

Digital Health Deals Are Blooming

The eHealth sector is on a roll, and the momentum seems to be gaining every month. Deal volume in the first quarter of 2018, at 45 announced transactions, was 50% higher than in the fourth quarter of 2017. With only four deals fewer than the same quarter in 2017, the 8% dip in deal volume […]

Omnicell Builds Out its Medication Synchronization Platform

People with chronic medical conditions typically take a lot of medications, and it’s not uncommon that many of them skip or forget to take some of their meds as prescribed. A 2011 survey released by the National Consumers League projected that the number of Americans affected by at least one chronic condition requiring medication therapy […]

Pharma Automation Company Gets $275 Million

Omnicell, Inc. (NASDAQ: OMCL), which provides automation and business analytics solutions for medication and supply management, paid $275 million for Aesynt, a portfolio company of Francisco Partners. Aesynt, which Francisco only acquired in 2013, brings distinct capacities in dispensing systems, central pharmacy robotics, IV robotics and analytics. Aesynt’s robust medication management tools will complement Omnicell’s product […]