Hospital Deals Rebound in May 2017

Hospital transactions suddenly sped up in May 2017. Deals are now coming from the private equity-sponsored segment, while the publicly traded chains are mostly unwinding their 2013 acquisitions.

REIT-backed Hospital Deals Accelerate

Now that hospitals and health systems have realized most of the benefits they expected from the Affordable Care Act, the mergers and acquisitions in the hospital sector have been supplanted by partnerships, clinical collaborations, joint ventures, strategic alliances and affiliations. But there is one group of acquirers still on the prowl: real estate investment trusts […]

Have the Daughters of Charity Made a Deal?

Don’t hold your breath, but the Daughters of Charity Health System (DCHS) in Los Altos, California may have found a buyer. Sure, the Board chose BlueMountain Capital Management LLC last July, in favor of its well-publicized $250 million offer to keep the struggling system afloat. And we do mean struggling. Through June 30, 2014, DCHS’s […]

St. Michael’s Medical Center Saga Ends

Way back in December 2012, Prime Healthcare Services signed a letter of intent to acquire Trinity Health subsidiary, St. Michael’s Medical Center, then a 147-bed acute care hospital (down from 259 beds in 2010), in Newark, New Jersey. The parties signed a definitive agreement in February 2013. As usual, getting regulatory approval from the New […]