The previously announced $4.1 billion acquisition of Kindred by Humana may have hit a snag, with one prominent stakeholder claiming the price is too low.
CVS purchase of Omnicare to bring severe teeth gnashing
James M. Berklan
May 28, 2015
It’s an odd thing to see the king of the jungle become the hunted instead of the hunter. But now that the smoke has started to clear from last week’s announcement that pharmacy giant CVS will...
Records reveal seller’s market
Apr 06, 2015
Operators selling properties saw their best year ever in 2014 — and 2015 could be even better.
Are glowing acquisition reports a cause for optimism, or concern?
Mar 13, 2015
Taken collectively, two recent reports show that last year was a great time to sell a property in this field — and this year may be even better. That may be good news for the movers and shakers. But...
Acquisitions continue to be strategy for seniors housing growth, survey says
Oct 07, 2014
Two-thirds of executives in seniors housing said their primary strategy for growth in 2015 is to buy or merge with existing properties, according to a new GE Capital, Healthcare Financial Services survey.
Long-term care continues to lead in deal volume and value: PwC report
Aug 29, 2014
Long-term care bucked healthcare industry trends with strong merger and acquisition activity in the second quarter of 2014, according to newly released data from professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Three signs of the Apocalypse (for traditional senior living)
Jun 23, 2014
It’s a rare day when we don’t get a new press release touting the latest property merger or acquisition. Virtually all of them tend to memorialize participants who are trying to move up or...
Kindred bid shows that not all the fishing will be taking place upstream
May 19, 2014
Some might wonder why a skilled care giant like Kindred Healthcare would launch a $533 million hostile takeover bid of home-health provider Gentiva. The real question should be why such efforts haven’t...
Nursing homes suffering from reimbursement shifts to home care, market analysis finds
May 14, 2014
Reimbursement is shifting to home health, hurting the finances of skilled nursing facilities, a newly released market analysis states.
Long-term care was the strongest healthcare sector for mergers and acquisitions last year, analysis shows
May 09, 2014
Long-term care was the only healthcare sector to experience an increase in mergers and acquisitions last year, according to a new analysis from business intelligence firm Irving Levin Associates Inc.