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Health and Human Services, healthcare, hospitals, private equity
HHS Secretary Alex Azar was sworn in Jan. 29 Hagood: lift on physician-owned hospital ban could raise PE interest in specialty or surgical hospitals Bain, KKR among recent investors to bet on ASC model A lifting of the ban on physician-owned hospitals, being contemplated by the new Health and Human Services secretary, could bring private […]
One HomeCare, healthcare, private equity, merger, M&A
Led by CEO Guillermo Salazar, former Univita exec Home-based services include nursing, equipment delivery Other providers in play: CareCentrix, Landmark Health One HomeCare Solutions, a hybrid home health-services and care-management company, is exploring a sale, Buyouts has learned. Oppenheimer has been hired to advise the Miramar, Florida, company on a sponsor-driven sales process, the sources […]
ACA Compliance, private equity, Chad Neale, Department of Health and Human Services, legislation, healthcare
OCR fines to healthcare organizations exceeded $17 mln in 2017 HITRUST adoption grows, but risks extend beyond framework More firms diligence cybersecurity risks pre-deal versus post-deal While healthcare investors are placing increasing emphasis on cybersecurity and privacy, the scope through which GPs assess risks facing their portfolio companies should be broadened, ACA Compliance Group’s Chad Neale says. […]
Apax Partners, Genex Services, Stone Point Capital, healthcare, private equity, mergers, M&A
Stone Point previously invested in Genex in 2007 Wayne, Pennsylvania, company employs >2,900 Apax also owns medical-cost-containment company One Call/Align   Apax Partners is poised to generate a 3x return on invested capital through the sale of Genex Services, according to a source familiar with the matter. The European buyout shop is selling the provider […]
CityMD, healthcare, private equity, urgent care, medical services, Warburg Pincus
Warburg bought CityMD in reported ~$600 mln deal SBJ invested in Stat Health in 2016 CityMD urgent-care network would grow to 100 locations Warburg Pincus’s urgent-care network CityMD is making good on its pledge to expand through M&A. CityMD, whose walk-in clinics already dominate much of the New York City market, is nearing a deal for […]
SK Capital, private equity
LA-based RL&H’s investment dates to February 2009 Sum of the parts transaction was also considered Sell-side advisers: Raymond James and BofA UnitedHealth Group’s Optum subsidiary is nearing a deal to acquire Avella Specialty Pharmacy from Riordan, Lewis & Haden, according to sources with knowledge of the matter. The anticipated transaction comes about nine years after […]
TDDC, Texas Digestive Disease Consultants, Nexus Health Capital, healthcare, private equity
Led by founder and CEO Jim Weber, MD TDDC: >60 locations and ~125 doctors Audax in 2015 recapped Gastro Health The country’s largest gastroenterology specialty group is weighing strategic alternatives, Buyouts has learned. Texas Digestive Disease Consultants has retained Nexus Health Capital, a boutique healthcare bank, to advise on a sponsor-focused process, three sources familiar with […]
In a short hiatus from healthcare private equity earlier this week, I, completely by chance, witnessed the SpaceX rocket launch into space as I was cruising through the Everglades on an airboat snapping shots of alligators and other wildlife. The universe of healthcare was slightly less eventful and Elon Musk is pretty hard to top. […]
private equity, KKR, healthcare, autism, insurance, merger, M&A, Shore Capital
12 PE-backed platforms in sector to date; participants include FFL, LLR and KKR 46 states require commercial reimbursement of autism-treatment services Up for sale: Industry giant Center for Autism and Related Disorders Sponsors are fleshing out the best ways to invest in the autism sector as demand for treatment services grows and as an evolving reimbursement market […]
NJRetina, eye care, healthcare, medicine, private equity, merger, m&a
NJRetina posts ~$10 mln of Ebitda 20 doctors; 15 locations in central, northern New Jersey Strong interest from sponsors anticipated NJRetina, a doctor-owned group specializing in retina surgeries across New Jersey, is exploring a potential sale, four sources told Buyouts. William Blair has scored the mandate to advise on a process aimed at private equity, […]

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