Hospital M&A in 2015

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 those 101 deals, 89 acquirers were other hospitals or health systems. One was a behavioral health company, Sovereign Health Group, which runs residential treatment centers for mental health and substance abuse patients through its affiliate, Ashland Properties LLC. Private equity firms made six acquisitions, and REITs made five. The largest of those REIT... Read More »