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Thursday, October 26, 2017
MGMA17: Pros and cons of selling a practice to private equity
Private investors are becoming increasingly active in healthcare acquisitions, which may maximize the purchase price when practices decide to sell, but there are downsides to these transactions compared to be absorbed into a hospital or health system.
Joseph Kahn, an attorney in the Raleigh, N.C. office of Hall Render, the largest healthcare law firm in the U.S., has a simple explanation in his presentation at the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) conference in Anaheim, Calif. for why private equity acquisitions in healthcare have been on the rise: “that’s where the money is.”
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Hospital Merger and Acquisition Activity on Pace to Potentially Exceed 2016, According to Kaufman Hall Analysis
(from Kaufman Hall)
Hospital and health system partnership transactions for 2017 total 87 as of the end of the third quarter, setting a pace for transactions in 2017 that may exceed the 102 deals completed in 2016. Twenty-nine transactions were announced in the third quarter of 2017, slightly less than the 31 deals announced in the second quarter, according to the latest analysis by Kaufman Hall, a leading provider of strategic and financial consulting services, and enterprise performance management and decision support software.