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 Rehabilitation Update – Physical therapy transaction activity remained strong in the fourth quarter of 2018, highlighted by Great Point Partners’ growth recapitalization of San Diego, CA-based Spine and Sport Physical Therapy. Given the high level of consolidation activity that occurred in 2018, Provident expects merger and acquisition activity in the space to remain strong for the foreseeable future.
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.