A good number of behavioral health care deals have been announced in Decmeber 2019 and the majority of those target companies providing therapy services to individuals with autism and intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). Seven deals in the Behavioral Health Care sector are on the books mid-way through the month and five offer some form […]
Irving Place Capital Management scored big in August — $1.74 billion big. The private equity firm sold Universal Hospital Services, a medical equipment management company, to Federal Street Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: FSAC), a special purpose acquisition company sponsored by an affiliate of Thomas H. Lee Partners. Universal Hospital’s diverse customer base includes over 4,000 acute […]
Boom! That was April 2018’s M&A results breaking the sound barrier. With 167 transactions, the monthly deal total (almost) blew away the record for deals in a single month. The current record is now January 2017, with 178 transactions. With time, as more deals come to light, April 2018 may be the new champion. Deal […]
Contract research organizations (CROs) are hot targets this year. The heavy demand by pharma and biotech companies is attracting large private equity buyers.
The CRO market is a favorite of private equity investors, and M&A activity has been strong in the first half of 2017.
The Rehabilitation sector is still fairly fragmented, but consolidation is coming. Some 40 deals have been announced in 2016, a 21% increase compared with 2015’s then-record of 33 deals. This year saw a ramp-up in the number of deals announced by REITs and private equity firms, too.