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Ventas' $2.6 billion bid will create healthcare REIT titan

Ventas' $2.6 billion bid will create healthcare REIT titan

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Real estate investment trust giant Ventas took a huge step in bolstering its private-pay assets when it announced it would acquire American Realty Capital Healthcare Trust for $2.6 billion in cash and stock. The transaction is expected to close later this year.

Ventas $2.6 billion acquisition will create largest healthcare REIT

Ventas $2.6 billion acquisition will create largest healthcare REIT

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Real estate investment trust giant Ventas took a huge step in bolstering its private-pay assets on Monday, when it announced it would acquire American Realty Capital (ARC) Healthcare Trust for $2.6 billion in cash and stock. The transaction is expected to be finalized by the end of this year.

Nursing homes should get ready for another image battering

Nursing homes should get ready for another image battering

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Long-term care providers are sitting anxiously on the sidelines as members of Congress tussle with what to do before the end of the month about certain healthcare payment formulas. What will actually be done — or not done — is a great unknown. But providers can be certain there will be at least one political arena where they're going to take a beating soon, and it's going to stretch out through the November elections.

Capital ideas coming to the NIC conference

Capital ideas coming to the NIC conference

Providers seeking capital - and new funding options - will converge in Chicago this fall for the 23rd annual NIC National Conference.

New capital options to be unveiled at NIC conference

New capital options to be unveiled at NIC conference

Providers seeking capital — and new funding options — will converge in Chicago later this year for the 23rd annual NIC National Conference.

REITs to shed skilled sites

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Large real estate investment trusts are looking to get out of the skilled nursing sector, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Government dismisses whistleblower claims made by former Assisted Living Concepts CEO Laurie Bebo

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The Department of Labor has dismissed a whistleblower lawsuit filed by Laurie Bebo against the company she used to lead, Assisted Living Concepts, according to ALC's recently filed quarterly results.

Major REITs want out of the nursing home sector: report

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Prominent real estate investment trusts are worried about the fiscal challenges facing skilled nursing homes, and some are looking to get out of the sector, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Ventas Chairman establishes scholarship program

Ventas Chairman and CEO Debra A. Cafaro has made a $4 million gift to the University of Chicago Law School. The funds will provide provide full-tuition, three-year scholarships to 22 students over the course of nine years, the school announced.

Kindred will trim more SNFs from its portfolio, Diaz says

Kindred will trim more SNFs from its portfolio, Diaz says

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Kindred Healthcare will continue to offload its nursing facility operations leased from Ventas, according to President and CEO Paul J. Diaz.

Ventas hikes NOI estimate

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Ventas Inc. anticipates $386 million in 2012 net operating income after management fees from its private-pay senior housing communities managed by Atria Senior Living Inc. and Sunrise Senior Living Inc.

Private investment firm acquires Assisted Living Concepts for $287 million

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Investment firm TPG will acquire Assisted Living Concepts for $287 million, the companies announced Tuesday. ALC operates 210 facilities in 20 states.

Kindred posts 4Q loss, shedding dozens of facilities

Kindred posts 4Q loss, shedding dozens of facilities

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As it recovers from a bruising fourth quarter, Kindred Healthcare said it would not renew seven Ventas lease bundles containing 64 facilities in 2013.

Stocks of nursing home REITs drop; analysts blame investor 'over-reaction'

Stocks of the real estate investment trusts that serve nursing homes have been on a downward slide since July's announcement of a $3.87 billion cut in Medicare reimbursements.

HCP agrees to $125 million settlement with Ventas

HCP Inc. will pay $125 million to settle a lawsuit filed by fellow real estate investment trust Ventas, on top of HCP's recent $102.8 million payment to Ventas for compensatory damages.

Federal appeals court upholds $101 million Ventas verdict

A federal appeals court in Louisville has upheld a $101 million damages award in favor of the real estate investment trust Ventas in its lawsuit against HCP Inc.

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