Behavioral Health Deals Set a Strong Pace in H1:18

The Behavioral Health Care sector has been on a hot streak for more than three years now. In 2018, the pace may be picking up even more. In the first half of the year, 34 transactions were announced, compared with 29 in the first half of 2017. Prices for these deals, which are primarily between […]

BayMark Health Moves into Canada

BayMark Health Services, based in Lewisville, Texas, made its first foray into Canada this month with the acquisition of Canada’s largest chain of methadone clinics, Canadian Addiction Treatment Centers (CATC), a company that includes 72 opioid-treatment clinics, 19 pharmacies and one residential addiction-treatment center, all in Ontario. This is BayMark’s 10th acquisition since it was […]

PE Firms Swarmed to Behavioral Health in Q4:17

Deal activity in the Behavioral Health Care sector was consistent with most of the previous quarters. Although deal volume slipped 14% from the previous quarter, it rose 20% compared with the same quarter a year earlier. The fourth quarter’s total of 12 deals represents 22% of the 54 transactions announced in the past 12 months. […]

Bain Capital Expands its Pediatric Home Health Platform

In less than a month, Bain Capital Private Equity has built a major pediatric home health care platform. It began on December 19,  2016, with Bain’s announcement that it was acquiring Dallas, Texas-based Epic Health Services, from Webster Capital. On January 17, 2017, the global private equity firm announced a deal for Atlanta, Georgia-based PSA Healthcare, […]

Home Health Sector Closes 2016 in ‘Epic’ Deal

The year is ending on a high note for mergers and acquisitions in the Home Health & Hospice sector. Deal volume reached 54 transactions by mid-December, and could go higher as we finish up the year. Last year ended with 51 transactions. Consolidation continued, as buyers such as Kindred Healthcare (NYSE: KND) and Epic Health Services […]

Epic Health Expands Pediatric Skilled Nursing Services

The term “skilled nursing” usually brings to mind senior care facilities. Yet Epic Health Services, a portfolio company of Webster Capital, has built a strong platform of pediatric skilled nursing services since its founding in 2001.

Radiopharmacies Now on Dealmakers’ Radar

You can’t get much more “specialty” in the specialty pharmacy business than to deal in radiopharmaceuticals. Two recent deals, announced in August, show this area is heating up. IBA Molecular, a global maker and distributor of radiopharmaceutical products, agreed to pay approximately $613 million for Mallinckrodt‘s (NYSE: MNK) nuclear imaging business, including a portfolio of […]

Home Health’s Hot Summer Streak

With 38 deals so far in 2016, home health care continues to be a hot topic. Three deals were announced in the first week of August alone, with Dallas-based Epic Health Services being the acquirer for two of these deals. Epic Health Services, a portfolio company of Webster Capital, provides pediatric skilled nursing, therapy, developmental, […]