Q1-2019 Anesthesia Services Update– Over the past two decades, the anesthesia services market has seen a steady wave of consolidation activity driven by both private equity investments and strategic consolidators. Although the anesthesia services market is mature, many consolidators continue to search for add-on acquisition opportunities to further bolster the growth of established platforms, while new industry entrants have begun a new consolidation wave.
The Health-Care M&A Meter: Hot 2018 to Be Followed by Hotter 2019– The outlook for health-care mergers and acquisitions in 2019 suggests even more transactions this year as compared to 2018, with activity in the hospital and health system sector expected to continue, as well as increasing volume of deals in the physician services, home health. and health-care IT sectors.
Consolidation in Anesthesia– Merger and acquisition activity in the anesthesia healthcare vertical continues to see a large inflow of private equity capital. An everchanging healthcare environment characterized by an aging population and practice consolidation will continue to drive merger and acquisition activity for the foreseeable future.