Cannabis, Hemp Producers Targeted in May Health-Care Deals – The health-care industry is getting into the weed business.
Q1-2019 Home Health & Hospice Update– Provident expects continued M&A opportunities will arise from smaller agencies not having the operational capacity or resources to adjust to the new PDGM payment framework. Furthermore, larger providers such as Addus, Elara Caring, Humana, and LHC Group will continue to utilize their infrastructure to drive further consolidation in the industry.
Private Equity Interest in Hospice Acquisition Expected to Rise in 2019 – As more private equity firms enter the post-acute health care arena, hospice organizations are increasingly pursuing mergers and acquisitions as a growth strategy, according to the recently released 4th quarter 2018 Home Health & Hospice Update from Provident Healthcare Partners.
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.
Q4-2018 Home Health & Hospice Update– With a number of others establishing platforms, private equity investors clearly remain bullish, which is translating into heightened valuation levels for groups of all sizes. As we continue to see consolidation within the industry, smaller groups are able to utilize M&A as a way to offset the burden of competing with the data capabilities and scale of these larger platforms.