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.

December 2016 Didn’t Deliver a Year-End Boost

The final month of the fourth quarter is typically a busy one for deal makers in all industries. Last year, some health care deal makers apparently got a rest. Deal volume in December 2016 was an anemic 119 transactions, compared with 131 deals in November and 148 in December 2015. The Services sectors accounted for […]

Rehabilitation Attracted Private Equity and REITs in 2016

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.

Rehab Companies Still on the Prowl

M&A in the rehabilitation sector has been pretty slow this year. So slow, in fact, no deals were recorded in February. The first week in March, however, things picked up. U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. (NYSE: USPH) announced it acquired a 55% stake in an unidentified physical therapy practice that operates through eight clinics. The stake […]