Emergency Medical Services

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Q1-2017 Emergency Medical Services Update– Consolidation and investment activity within emergency medical services remained strong to begin 2017, and the first quarter included several notable private equity transactions.

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Q4-2016 Emergency Medical Services Update-The emergency medical services sector continued its heightened acquisition activity in the fourth quarter of the year, particularly within ambulance services and emergency department management which both experienced a heavy volume of activity from private equity backed groups.

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Q3-2016 Emergency Medical Services Update– Emergency department management and urgent care dominated the deal volume for emergency medical services in the third quarter of the year, with both strategic groups and private equity firms playing significant roles in the market activity.

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Q2-2016 Emergency Medical Services Update– Emergency Department Management continued to be a focus in the second quarter of 2016, with the announced merger of Envision and AmSurg, as well as Schumacher and ECI Healthcare. Ambulance services and Urgent Care also saw a number of transactions this quarter. Provident expects the interest in platform level organizations to continue throughout the remainder of the year.


Conference: Attending – EDPMA Solutions Summit XVII, April 26-29, 2015, Amelia Island, Florida.

Murtha Q&A

Featured Publication – Provident Healthcare Partner’s associate, Aj Shekar & Murtha Cullina team up to provide you an Urgent Care Industry Q&A.


Featured Publication – The urgent care industry is a diverse playing field where innovative leaders have built successful urgent care models to address the expansive demand for convenient, cost-efficient and patient-driven care. While urgent care’s growth across the country may face headwinds from government regulation and private payors in 2019 and beyond, urgent care will remain a hot area for growth, private investment and M&A activity.

Cal-Ore Annoucement

Transaction Advisory – Cal-Ore Life Flight has merged with REACH Medical Holdings, Inc., a portfolio company of Heritage Partners, Inc. Cal-Ore is a leading provider of air and ground medical transportation services. Provident Healthcare Partners served as the exclusive financial advisor to Cal-Ore Life Flight.

  • “Provident listened to our story, confirmed that our business was valuable and made us feel like this was the only transaction important to them.”

  • “Provident’s depth of experience and practical business savvy was demonstrated in their ability to cut through what sometimes looked like impasse.”

  • “We would not have been successful navigating the process without Provident’s hard work and active participation. They exceeded our expectations and we would highly recommend them to any health care company seeking a knowledgeable and engaged investment banking firm.”

  • “After working with Provident on several transactions, it is evident that their extensive industry knowledge and deal expertise prove to be invaluable to their clients.”

  • “While the decision to sell our business was a difficult one, Provident vigilantly represented and protected our best interests throughout the transaction.  Provident was the right choice for Cascade and I would recommend their services to anyone.”

  • “A lot of investment bankers were interviewed, Provident was chosen. Provident delivered. My clients could not be happier.”

  • ”I have a tremendous amount of appreciation and gratitude to the Provident team for their hard work and diligence throughout this process. Each and every member of the Provident team is excellent at their jobs and it has been a pleasure working with such a professional team. Provident has provided outstanding guidance and counsel, and this deal could never have gotten done without Provident’s leadership.”