• Health Care M&A Deals, September 18, 2020

    The Health Care M&A deals chart is a selection of transactions announced during the prior week(s). The M&A transactions presented here are from our Deal Search Online database, which is updated daily to provide our subscribers with the most up-to-date information and trends in the healthcare industry. The largest deal... Read More »
  • MetLife Acquires Versant Health

    MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) has entered the healthcare M&A market. Last week, the company announced the acquisition of Versant Health, the parent company of Davis Vision and Superior Vision, two major vision care and insurance brands with a combined 35 million members. Centerbridge Partners and an investor group including FFL Partners are... Read More »
  • CloudMD Expands Patient Engagement Portfolio

    CloudMD Software & Services Inc. (OTCMKTS: DOCRF) just keeps rolling out new deals and acquisitions. The company has been very active this year, with six acquisitions on the books so far across various sectors, according to search results in our Deal Search Online database. Last week, CloudMD acquired Toronto-based iMD Health Global Corp. for... Read More »
  • Trulieve Cannabis Boosts Its Market Reach

    Trulieve Cannabis Corp. (OTC: TCNNF), a vertically integrated “seed-to-sale” company and the first licensed medical cannabis company in the state of Florida, announced two new transactions last week. M&A activity in the medical marijuana market has been quiet throughout 2020 and 2019, after experiencing somewhat of a boom in 2018,... Read More »
  • A Busy Week for Home Health & Hospice Deals

    It was a busy week for home health & hospice (HH&H) transactions. Results from our Deal Search Online database show there were four announced last week alone, half of September’s total so far. Half of the deals were completed by private equity-backed companies, which highlights the continued interest in HH&H from PE firms. Jet... Read More »
SOC Telemed Adds Psych Services

SOC Telemed Adds Psych Services

SOC Telemed, formerly Specialists On Call, Inc., has added telepsychiatry provider JSA Health to its roster of specialties. SOC Telemed bills itself as the largest national provider of provides video-based specialty physician consultations to acute care hospitals, health systems, post-acute care providers, physician networks, value-based care organizations and health plans. Through its Telemed IQ platform, it provides 24/7 coverage in neurology, psychiatry, critical care and managed services solutions to more than 300 hospitals across 25 states. It’s been in Warburg Pincus’ portfolio since 2014. Houston-based JSA Health provides telepsychiatry services in emergency settings,... Read More »
LifePoint Health Goes Private with Apollo Global Management

LifePoint Health Goes Private with Apollo Global Management

More for-profit hospitals are landing in the hands of private equity firms. On July 23, LifePoint Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPNT) announced its acquisition by private equity firm Apollo Global Management (NYSE: APO) for $5.6 billion. It will be merged with Apollo’s portfolio company, RCCH HealthCare Partners. The deal takes LifePoint Health private, although the combined company will operate under the LifePoint Health name and will be led by LifePoint’s current chairman and CEO, William F. Carpenter III. The combined company will have 84 non-urban hospitals in 30 states, pro forma 2017 revenues of more than $8 billion, as well as 7,000 affiliated physicians, approximately 60,000... Read More »
CityMD Adds 2 Urgent Care Companies

CityMD Adds 2 Urgent Care Companies

CityMD, the New York City-based urgent care chain, is beginning to tap the services of its partner, Warburg Pincus LLC. On February 13, the company announced its acquisition of STAT Health, a portfolio company of Spaons Barber Jesse & Co., and FirstMed Immediate Medical Care, for an undisclosed price. CityMD was acquired by Warburg Pincus in April 2017 for a reported price of $600 million, including debt, according to Reuters. It was founded in 2010 by Dr. Richard Park, who remains CEO, and other physicians as a single practice in Manhattan. At the time of its sale to Warburg Pincus, it operated 68 walk-in urgent care centers, some of which were added with its 2013 merger with Premier... Read More »