Long-Term Care Deals Hold Steady in Q2:17

Merger and acquisition activity stayed virtually even in the second quarter, down 1% from the previous quarter, to 75 transactions. The quarter’s deal volume makes up 24% of the 315 deals announced within the past 12 months. Q2:17’s deal volume is 17% lower than the same period a year earlier.

Long-Term Care Deal Value Surges in Q2:17

The dollar volume of publicly announced seniors housing and care acquisitions in the second quarter of 2017 surged to $9.7 billion, a nearly 600% increase over the first quarter’s volume of $1.4 billion.

Investors Want Health Care Services with No Strings Attached

Health care investors are moving out of sectors that could be hit with federal funding cuts, or become vilified in the media.

Six Forest Park Medical Centers All Sold

The lawsuits may go on, but the facilities that once belonged to the physician-owned chain of six hospitals In Texas are now in new hands. Each filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection at different times, beginning in September 2015, and were sold in separate auctions. On February 18, Sabra Health Care REIT (NASDAQ: SBRA) unloaded Forest […]

Hospital Bankruptcies Contributing to M&A Volume

The hospital sector staged a strong showing in February, with 11 transactions recorded thus far. The month’s total beat January’s four deals, and was even higher than December 2015’s nine transactions. Unfortunately, bankruptcy proceedings provided the catalyst for four of February’s hospital deals, and we’re sure to see more in the year ahead. Last year, […]

Sabra Buys the NMS Portfolio

Sabra Health Care REIT (NASDAQ: SBRA) plunked down $234 million for four skilled nursing facilities, known as the “NMS Portfolio,” all located in Maryland. The four skilled nursing facilities, with a combined total of 678 beds, specialize in transitional care and medically complex post-surgical, ventilator and dialysis patients. Sabra will enter into a triple-net master […]