October 2018 Healthcare Deal Spending Breaks Even

Spending on healthcare deals in the month of October didn’t match the surge in deal volume (see separate post). At $9.4 billion, October 2018 posted a slight 4% gain over September, but was 25% lower than the $12.6 billion spent in October 2017. Of course, we can only go by disclosed prices, and several transactions […]

Reliant Rehabilitation Sold to H.I.G. Capital

Rehabilitation deals aren’t made public very frequently, but when the target is big enough, we hear about them. That was the case when H.I.G. Capital announced the closing of its acquisition of Reliant Rehabilitation Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of therapy services, including physical, occupational and speech, to skilled nursing facilities. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, […]

DW Healthcare Partners Exits Rehab and Enters Behavioral Health

DW Healthcare Partners has had a busy summer, buying a healthcare staffing company and a behavioral health platform, then selling its rehabilitation business. In June, the firm announced its investment in Aequor Healthcare Services in Piscataway, New Jersey, the sixth investment made by DW Healthcare Partners Fund IV, LP. Aequor specializes in healthcare and clinical staffing […]

More Big Deals for Doc Groups

The Physician Medical Group sector started off the year strong and hasn’t lost any momentum as physician groups continue seeking scale to survive. As of May 26, 2017, 77 deals have been announced. The largest disclosed deal was Optum’s (NYSE: UNH) $3.3 billion acquisition of Surgical Care Affiliates, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCAI) in January.