It’s become an accepted, almost expected, transaction. Privately held hospitals sell their real estate assets to a real estate investment trust (REIT) to get some fresh cash and to focus on operations rather than physical plants. Between 2009 and 2012, REIT deals for U.S. hospitals were announced once or twice a year. The number rose […]
Mergers and acquisitions in the Long-Term Care sector have been humming this year, with more than 200 transactions on the books through mid-June. But the sale prices, when disclosed, haven’t been as impressive. Finally, the first billion-dollar-plus deal was announced on June 3. Ventas, Inc. (NYSE: VTR) paid $1.8 billion (C$2.4 billion) for an 85% stake […]
Ventas, Inc. (NYSE: VTR) is now in the Long-Term Care record books. On August 20, the REIT announced it will pay $194 million, or $894,000 per unit, for Brookdale Senior Living‘s (NYSE: BKD) Brookdale Battery Park property. We think that’s a record per-unit price. It was opened in 2000 at an approximate cost of $50 million. […]
Kindred Healthcare is selling its entire skilled nursing portfolio to BlueMountain Capital Mangement and other investors.
Care Capital Properties, a healthcare REIT spun off from Ventas in 2015, acquired six behavioral health hospitals from Signature Healthcare.
It’s been a busy year for mergers and acquisitions in the Hospital sector, and it’s not over yet. Our preliminary figures show 101 transactions with a combined deal value of $8.7 billion. At least two announced transactions have been terminated, and there are still a few to track down, so those numbers will change. Of […]