• Health Care M&A Deals, September 18, 2020

    The Health Care M&A deals chart is a selection of transactions announced during the prior week(s). The M&A transactions presented here are from our Deal Search Online database, which is updated daily to provide our subscribers with the most up-to-date information and trends in the healthcare industry. The largest deal... Read More »
  • MetLife Acquires Versant Health

    MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) has entered the healthcare M&A market. Last week, the company announced the acquisition of Versant Health, the parent company of Davis Vision and Superior Vision, two major vision care and insurance brands with a combined 35 million members. Centerbridge Partners and an investor group including FFL Partners are... Read More »
  • CloudMD Expands Patient Engagement Portfolio

    CloudMD Software & Services Inc. (OTCMKTS: DOCRF) just keeps rolling out new deals and acquisitions. The company has been very active this year, with six acquisitions on the books so far across various sectors, according to search results in our Deal Search Online database. Last week, CloudMD acquired Toronto-based iMD Health Global Corp. for... Read More »
  • Trulieve Cannabis Boosts Its Market Reach

    Trulieve Cannabis Corp. (OTC: TCNNF), a vertically integrated “seed-to-sale” company and the first licensed medical cannabis company in the state of Florida, announced two new transactions last week. M&A activity in the medical marijuana market has been quiet throughout 2020 and 2019, after experiencing somewhat of a boom in 2018,... Read More »
  • A Busy Week for Home Health & Hospice Deals

    It was a busy week for home health & hospice (HH&H) transactions. Results from our Deal Search Online database show there were four announced last week alone, half of September’s total so far. Half of the deals were completed by private equity-backed companies, which highlights the continued interest in HH&H from PE firms. Jet... Read More »
Healthcare Staffing Firms in Steady Demand

Healthcare Staffing Firms in Steady Demand

As healthcare companies and providers across the industry wrestle with staffing shortages and retention, staffing firms are looking to fill some of the gaps, thus driving M&A activity. According to our Deal Search Online database, there have been nine acquisitions focused on healthcare staffing firms so far this year, and that number will most likely grow. If a price had been disclosed, Medical Solutions’ takeover of C&A Industries, Inc. this month would surely be among the largest deals in this segment. Medical Solutions, a portfolio company of TPG Growth, specializes in placing registered nurses in temporary travel assignments throughout the country. The target... Read More »
Health Carousel Taps into AI

Health Carousel Taps into AI

Health Carousel, a healthcare staffing firm with over 1,000 workers under contract, has acquired the digital health platform Lucidity. The target’s technology platform connects physicians seeking part-time or temporary work directly with medical practices looking to fill open shifts, while also using artificial intelligence (AI) technology to help providers and medical practices make better staffing decisions. Lucidity had previously raised funding from Sustineo Ventures. Financial terms were not disclosed. Lucidity will continue to operate as a standalone company under its own brand after the transaction. The business will join the Health Carousel Locums Network (HCLN) as part of... Read More »