PE Firms Join to Form Home Health Care Giant

Consolidation isn’t a novel concept in the healthcare market, although it has been slow to arrive for some. The Home Health & Hospice sector has experienced a few jolts in the past six months, as three publicly traded giants merged or were split up. Now the private equity side has sent a shock wave through […]

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Deal of the Week: Almost Family/LHC Group

The Home Health & Hospice sector is gearing up for a busy 2018, compared with the sluggish performance turned so far in 2017. Two leading companies, LHC Group (NASDAQ: LHCG) and Almost Family (NASDAQ: AFAM) announced a “merger of equals” on November 16. That transaction followed third-quarter earnings calls from Amedysis (NASDAQ: AMED) and Brookdale […]

Home Health & Hospice M&A Rebounds

There’s nothing sleepy about the Home Health & Hospice sector. Through the end of July 2016, this market has seen 35 transactions, putting this year on track to beat 2015’s total of 51 deals. Eleven of these 35 deals disclosed prices, totaling approximately $610 million spent so far this year. Sixty-percent of 2016’s home health & […]

LHC Group Adds Two Home Health Companies

LCH Group (NASDAQ: LHCG) added two more companies to its empire of home health, hospice, community-based services agencies and long-term acute care hospitals (LTACs). Professional Healthcare Resources in Annadale, Virginia and East Arkansas Health Holdings in Little Rock, Arkansas are now part of the fold. They are expected to produce annualized revenues of approximately $44 […]

Home Health in March: Five Deals and a Bankruptcy

The Home Health & Hospice sector had a very slow year in 2015, with just 47 deals made public. Deal making activity has picked up quite a bit in 2016, with 12 deals in the first two months and five more in the first three weeks of March. The only deal to report a price was […]

Home Health & Hospice Deals Keep Coming

The home health & hospice sector is still buzzing with mergers and acquisitions. Just two weeks into the month of March, six transactions have been announced.  The largest target by price (and the only one disclosed to date) is Comapssus‘ $84 million purchase of the home health and hospice operations of Genesis Healthcare (NYSE: GEN), which […]

Almost Family Adds to its In-Home Assessment Segment

Home health care is still a hot sector going into 2016, as more health care providers and investors stay on the hunt for quality targets that provide low-cost care to post-acute patients. Almost Family, Inc. (NASDAQ: AFAM) kicked off the year with its acquisition of Long Term Solutions, Inc., which provides in-home nursing assessments for the […]