Fresenius Sells Sound Inpatient Physicians for $2.15 Billion

What began in 2014 as a grand round of acquisitions of physician medical groups became a multi-billion-dollar exit four years later. Fresenius Medical Care (NYSE: FMS), the world’s largest provider of dialysis products and services, took “an important strategic step to sharpen its U.S. Care Coordination profile” and sell its controlling interest in Sound Inpatient […]

Inovalon Buys Ability Network for $1.2 Billion

Healthcare IT company Ability Network has been acquired by Inovalon Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: INOV) for $1.1 billion in cash and $100 million in restricted shares of Inovalon’s Class A stock. Ability Network, a portfolio company of Summit Partners, makes cloud-based programs, which connect healthcare providers and insurers. It is used at over 44,000 acute, post-acute […]

Dealing in Doc Groups Grows in 2017

For the Physician Medical Group sector, this year is shaping up to rival 2016’s merger and acquisition activity. Two multi-billion-dollar deals have been announced, through the middle of August. Two such deals were announced in 2016, although they were for larger amounts.