Home Health and Hospice

INSIGHT: Long-Term Care Consolidations Lead Third Quarter Health Transactions – The breakneck pace of healthcare transactions continued unabated in the third quarter.

What are the key financial factors to focus on when undergoing a process?– Episode 6 of Provident’s Healthcare Dealcast

Q3-2018 Home Health & Hospice Update– With the increasingly prevalent threat of larger payors entering the space, like Humana, we continue to see smaller groups utilize M&A as a way to offset the burden of competing with data capabilities and scale. Moreover, platform capable groups are turning towards private equity to take advantage of acquisition opportunities through a roll-up strategy.

Private Equity Investment in Health Care Stays Strong – Private equity investment is burgeoning throughout the U.S., and health care is one of the “in” targets for investors.

What is Private Equity?– Episode 4 of Provident’s Healthcare Dealcast

Health IT Sector Showing High Potential for Accelerated Growth – The health information technology sector is poised to become the next big thing for investors in the health-care industry. The physician practices sector experienced the second-highest growth in July, with an emphasis on certain medical practice areas.

INSIGHT: Strong Health-Care Deal Activity Seen in 2018’s First Half– The first half of 2018 saw a strong wave of M&A and deal making activity across nearly all sectors of the U.S. healthcare industry. The second half of 2018 likely will be just as robust.

What Types of Transactions Could be Right for my Healthcare Services Business?– Episode 3 of Provident’s Healthcare Dealcast

What are the Benefits of Hiring an Investment Banking Firm?– Episode 2 of Provident’s Healthcare Dealcast

Why Is Healthcare Consolidating?– Episode 1 of Provident’s Healthcare Dealcast

Q2-2018 Home Health & Hospice Update– Macro tailwinds, a fragmented competitive landscape, and positive reimbursement trends have continued to drive valuations. The second quarter of 2018 exemplified the trend of strategic consolidators, specifically larger insurers, fueling expansion through mergers and acquisitions in attempt to grow patient census, add new locations, and enter new geographies.

Long-Term Care Deals Outpace Other Health-Care Sectors in May– Over 90 deals across many sectors of the health-care industry made May another strong month for transactions in this hot industry sector.

Despite lower occupancy, skilled-nursing facilities still primed for M&A – Skilled-nursing properties nationwide have seen their occupancy fall during the first quarter, but that may drive more merger and acquisition activity in the sector, according to new research.

Q1-2018 Home Health & Hospice Update– Home health and hospice continues to be one of the most active sectors within healthcare, with large strategic consolidators driving M&A activity in the first quarter of 2018.

Amazon Deal Brightens Blasé January Health Transactions Landscape – The late January announcement that Amazon.com Inc., BerkshireHathaway Inc., and JPMorgan Chase & Co. plan to join forces to meet their employees’ health-care needs created a lot of health-care industry dealmaking buzz in a month that was otherwise on the quiet side.

Q4-2017 Home Health & Hospice Industry Update– Within the home health & hospice sector, Q4 2017 was headlined by landmark acquisitions amongst the industry’s largest providers, with Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE: KND) agreeing to be acquired by national insurer Humana, Inc. (NYSE: HUM) and the announcement of a merger between LHC Group (NASDAQ: LHCG) and Almost Family, Inc. (NASDAQ: AFAM).

BRG Healthcare Leadership Conference – Steven Aguiar will be attending The BRG Healthcare Leadership Conference December 3-5, 2018 in Washington, DC.

Q3-2017 Home Health & Hospice Industry Update– Amongst the sub-divisions of home healthcare, there was particularly strong transaction activity within non-skilled personal care during the third quarter. Both Medicaid-reimbursed personal care and private pay have attracted considerable attention recently, with the franchisor model seemingly being preferable for the latter.

Annual Healthcare and Life Sciences Private Equity and Finance Conference – Steven Aguiar will be attending the 16th Annual Healthcare and Life Sciences Private Equity and Finance Conference February 20-21 in Chicago.

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  • “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.”

  • “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.”

  • ”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.”

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

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

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