“Social determinants of health” is healthcare’s latest Phrase of the Year. It made its mark at the January 2019 J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco and has now turned up in a deal announcement. It’s only the first of many, we’re sure. March 15 marked Signify Health‘s first acquisition since New Mountain Capital stepped […]
Buying dental practices has been a competitive sport for a few years now, especially among private equity firms. Eighteen deals for dental practices have been announced through July 20 this year (no prices, of course). In all of 2017, 30 deals for dental practices were announced, with the buyers either private equity firms getting in […]
The fourth quarter of 2017 will be remembered for some time to come, thanks to the game-changing deal announced between pharmacy/retailer CVS Health and Aetna, one of the largest managed care companies in the country. That was only one deal, of course, and there were actually 10 transactions announced in Q4:17. Fourth quarter deal volume […]
Financial buyers in healthcare services are interested in segments with unyielding demand and little medical risk. No wonder, then, that dental groups have become a major target for these investors, and we’ve got the data to prove it. .
Halfway through 2017, a large number of publicly traded healthcare companies are going private, thanks to the large amount of money held by financial buyers.