Health-Care Info Tech Companies Make Moves in November– Health-care information technology companies stole the deal spotlight in November, setting up end-of-year numbers rivaling those of the long-term care, physician practice, and health and hospital system sectors.
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 Veterinary Services Update– Heavy market fragmentation, increased consumer spending and stable industry growth continue to drive consolidation trends amongst veterinary service providers. Despite growing interest from investors, the small number of sizeable platforms continues to drive high valuations.
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 Veterinary Industry Update– One of the most active sectors in healthcare throughout 2017, veterinary services continued to see strong investment and consolidation activity in the fourth quarter. The largest transactions were, once again, led by private equity firms, as KKR & Co. L.P., Shore Capital Partners, and Morgan Stanley Global Private Equity deployed significant additional capital into the sector.