Big Health System Deals Dominate Transactions in October-The announced merger of two major Texas health systems is October’s deal-of-the-month.
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.
Q2-2018 Healthcare Staffing Update– In the second quarter of 2018, the healthcare staffing industry witnessed continued interested from the strategic community to make acquisitions in order to expand service lines, deepen geographic ties, and improve the overall effectiveness and efficiency of their diverse service offerings to clients.
Q1-2018 Healthcare Staffing Update– The first quarter of 2018 sustained the record pace of investment and consolidation achieved in 2017 within the healthcare staffing industry, with six transactions successfully closed including a new private equity platform, a corporate divestiture, a private equity exit, and two strategic acquisitions.
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 Staffing & Recruiting Update– The healthcare staffing and recruiting sector experienced another active quarter, as the macro-economic indicators continue to show positive attributes for the healthcare staffing industry. Of particular note, Provident represented GrapeTree Medical Staffing in their recapitalization with New MainStream Capital.
Trends in Healthcare Staffing– Over recent years the healthcare staffing industry has experienced significant consolidation with private equity, private equity-backed strategics, and public strategics completing acquisitions or investments. Macroeconomic indicators suggest a consistent demand for healthcare staffing services while the sector remains fragmented, implying further consolidation among industry players.