MedAssets-Precyse Adds Equation

Pamplona Capital Management is building out its healthcare data services. In November 2015, the firm spent $2.7 billion to acquire publicly traded MedAssets, Inc., which served four out of every five hospitals in the United States with technology-enabled financial products and services. Once it spun off the Spend and Clinical Resource Management segment to VHA-UHC Alliance (now called Vizient), MedAssets’ Revenue Cycle Management segment with Precyse, another portfolio company, to offer end-to-end RCM and HIM solutions. Now MedAssets-Precyse, as it’s known, is adding Equation, a Utah-based financial and clinical healthcare analytics and consulting company. Now that... Read More »

MedAssets Acquired and Split Up

Pamplona Capital Management, a New York-based investment group, announced its acquisition of MedAssets, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDAS) for $2.7 billion. MedAssets provides technology-enabled products and services for hospitals, health systems, non-acute healthcare providers, payers and other service providers. The price of $2.7 billion represents $31.35 per share. Pamplona already has an agreement in place to divest MedAssets’ Spend and Clinical Resource Management segment to VHA-UHC Alliance for an undisclosed price. VHA and UHC merged earlier this year to form the largest member-owned health care company in the United States. That leaves Pamplona Capital with MedAssets’ Revenue Cycle... Read More »