Q2-2019 Healthcare Staffing Update– Throughout the first half of 2019, acquisition activity in healthcare staffing has remained consistent and diverse across a number of verticals and buyer types. Interest in locum tenens platform and add-on investment opportunities continue to be a trend witnessed across the spectrum of healthcare staffing M&A.
Q1-2019 Healthcare Staffing Update– In the first quarter of 2019, M&A transaction volume was relatively quiet in the staffing sector as consolidators work to integrate acquisitions made over the last 18 months. A common theme throughout the healthcare staffing marketplace has been the interest in locums tenens businesses, both as platforms and add-on acquisitions, to diversify an established healthcare staffing service mix.
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.