Q3-2017 Veterinary Industry Update– The veterinary services market continues to consolidate at a rapid pace, with both new entrants and long-tenured brands completing acquisitions in the third quarter.

Q2-2017 Veterinary Industry Update– Consolidation of practices into corporate chains continued in the second quarter, as private equity-backed veterinary practice management companies try to leverage their greater access to back-office capabilities, in order to create more efficient operations.

Q1-2017 Veterinary Industry Update– While transaction volume was not quite as high within veterinary services relative to recent quarters, a landmark deal was announced with Mars, Inc.’s acquisition of VCA, Inc. (NASDAQ: WOOF).

Q4-2016 Veterinary Industry Update– Veterinary services merger and acquisition activity in the fourth quarter of 2016 was primarily driven by private equity-backed networks of veterinary hospitals and clinics, which continued to utilize the capital of their financial sponsors to consolidate this heavily fragmented sector.

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