athenahealth Finds a Buyer and a Merger Partner

Only two weeks into the month of November 2018, and already the deal value is higher than all of October. Through November 14, nearly $9.8 billion has been spent, but that’s largely because of a single deal, and one that’s been long in the works. After a lengthy bidding process, athenahealth (NASDAQ: ATHN) was acquired […]

ResMed Pays Big for MatrixCare

It’s a frothy, frothy market in most areas of health care, and the digital health space just got frothier. ResMed Inc. (NYSE: RMD), which makes medical equipment to monitor respiratory disorders, announced it paid $750 million for MatrixCare, a portfolio company of OMERS Private Equity. Right up front, ResMed touted the 25x price/EBITDA multiple, based […]

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Veritas Capital Doubles Down on Digital Health

Veritas Capital Management has made some aggressive moves into the digital health space in recent years. Its investment focus is on companies that provide critical products and services, not just in healthcare, but also in aerospace and defense, communications, energy and education. So its recent activity is interesting, and expensive. In April 2016, Veritas paid […]