Katten’s Health Care Services Deal Flow Event – Scott Davis will be attending the event on April 29 in Chicago.
Q1-2019 Private Equity Industry Update– Volatile public markets and political uncertainty are likely the cause of lower activity in Q1 2019 for both deal volume and capital invested. Due to the lack of investments, this is likely to leave a substantial amount of dry powder that can stimulate consolidation towards the end of the year.
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 Private Equity Industry Update– 2018 resulted in a strong year for private equity fund raising- the second highest fundraising year of all time. The strong deployment of capital has driven up valuation levels and created an even more attractive market for sellers. Despite volatile public market conditions, the outlook for valuations are expected to remain high in 2019.