Pharmacy Services

Big Health System Deals Dominate Transactions in October-The announced merger of two major Texas health systems is October’s deal-of-the-month.

What to Expect in a Due Diligence Process – Episode 7 of Provident’s Healthcare Dealcast

Avella, Cardinal Specialty Pharmacy Are Focus of Deal – Michael Patton and Bill Bolding share some insight with AIS Health in Radar on Specialty Pharmacy.

What’s happening in the pharmacy space? Key thoughts from 2 Provident Healthcare leaders – Michael Patton and Bill Bolding sat down with Becker’s Hospital Review to share their thoughts on the recent trends in the pharmacy space.

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 Pharmacy Services Update – Two multi-billion dollar pharmacy services deals in the third quarter are signaling a heightened interest in pharmacy from both strategic consolidators and private equity investors.

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.

BLOG: Investing In OWL: A Q&A with two member-partners fueling innovation in ophthalmology– Eric Major and Steve Grassa are interviewed at the Ophthalmology Technology Summit this summer, providing detail on what Provident can contribute to the OWL community.

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 Pharmacy Services Update– As new distributors enter the pharmacy services industry via acquisitions, smaller services providers are expected to seek strategic transactions in the pursuit of competitive advantage.

Trends in Specialty Pharmacy– As the direct connection between consumers and the rest of the pharmaceutical system, specialty pharmacies are playing an increasingly important role in the rapidly changing healthcare environment. Partnerships with private equity groups and strategic consolidators are two paths independent pharmacies have to compete with the industry giants and accelerate their growth trajectories.

Q1-2018 Pharmacy Services Update-The pharmacy services sector has witnessed considerable consolidation at the top of the market in recent quarters, and this continued in the beginning of 2018 with Cigna Corporation announcing the intended acquisition of Express Scripts.

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  • “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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  • “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.”