Rehab Deals Have Risen Steadily Since 2013

The rehabilitation has historically been the smallest of all the healthcare sectors, typically accounting for the fewest number of deals and lowest dollar volume. Despite an abnormal 27 transactions announced in 2008, the sector generally saw between 10 and 20 deals a year, and minimal spending as well, (see chart below).

Rehabilitation Deals Gained Strength in 2016

Mergers and acquisitions in the Rehabilitation sector continued the climb that began in 2014, with a 21% increase in deal volume since 2015.

What U.S. Hospitals Are Acquiring in 2016

Hospital acquisitions have surged since the Affordable Care Act was passed in 2010. That year, 76 deals were announced, with a U.S. hospital or health system as a target. By 2012, 107 transactions were recorded for hospital targets, and that still stands as the highest number of deals per year. Only 2015 came close, with 102 hospital transactions. […]

Select Medical Acquires Physiotherapy

Select Medical Holdings Corporation (NYSE: SEM) announced today it has entered into a merger agreement to acquire Physiotherapy Associates Holdings, Inc. for $400 million in cash. Physiotherapy is a national provider of outpatient physical rehabilitation care offering a wide range of services, such as general orthopedics, spinal care and neurological rehabilitation, and orthotics and prosthetics […]