Acquisition of Civitas Tops 2018 Behavioral Health Care Deals

The biggest deal in the Behavioral Health Care sector featured a growing trend in healthcare M&A: a publicly traded company taken private. In this case, it was Centerbridge Partners buying Civitas Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: CIVI) for approximately $1.4 billion.  Founded in 1980, Civitas Solutions provides home- and community-based health and human services to must-serve individuals with intellectual, […]

Behavioral Health Care M&A in 2015

Behavioral health is a growing national concern, finally, and investors are responding to the growing public attention. Mergers and acquisitions in this healthcare sector rose more than 46% last year, to more than 40 transactions. The two publicly traded, pure-play companies in this area, AAC Holdings (NYSE: AAC) and Acadia Healthcare Company (NASDAQ: ACHC), lead the […]