Private Equity
Private Equity

Private Equity Stormed PMG Sector in 2019

Even with just our preliminary data, private equity dominated dealmaking in the Physician Medical Groups (PMG) sector in 2019. According to our Deal Search Online database, PE firms and their portfolio companies (PE Buyers) accounted for roughly 71% of M&A activity in the sector, or 152 deals. And although we found dealmaking in nearly every […]

IPA
IPA

Private Equity Stays Active in Health Care

Nearly halfway into 2019, and PE firms are showing no signs of slowing as they swarm the healthcare industry. So far this year, there have been 71 deals with a private equity firm as the buyer, or roughly 11% of the total deals announced. That’s roughly the same amount as in the same period in […]

patient communication
patient communication

Advantia Health Jumps into Digital Health

Advantia Health, a physician medical group focused on women’s health, has acquired telehealth company Pacify. The target developed an app that offers virtual perinatal care for new and expectant mothers. It connects them with consultants and registered nurses to complement in-person visits with OB-GYNs, pediatricians and other physicians. The financial terms of the were not disclosed, […]

EyeCare Partners
EyeCare Partners

Watch Out: Eye Care Groups Are Selling Fast

With an already impressive 16 Physician Medical Group deals in January alone (and we still have a week left), six of those have been ophthalmology practice deals. To put that in context, there were a total of 11 in the fourth quarter of 2018. If the trend continues, that number will be easily eclipsed in […]

Physician Medical Group M&A Is Going Strong

Nearly seven full months through the year, M&A in the Physician Medical Group (PMG) sector is on pace to post its second-highest deal volume since 2000. As of July 24, we’ve recorded 47 acquisitions, which is second only to 2011, when 56 transactions were announced in the same time period. The biggest deal in the […]