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Eric Yetter

Managing Director and Healthcare Team Leader

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Behavioral Health q! 2022

Behavioral Health – Q1 2022 Acquisition Activity and Outlook

The first quarter of 2022 delivered thirty-five reported behavioral health acquisitions, returning to average deal volume after a spike in activity to end 2021. Mental health and addiction treatment continue to be at the forefront of consolidation. We will highlight a few notable deals from the period.

Cardiology – Q4 2021 Acquisition Activity and Outlook

Two Cardiology Platforms Form in Q4; Expect a Tipping Point in 2022 as More PE Platforms are Established

The 4th quarter of 2021 delivered two reported cardiology platform acquisitions, signaling an imminent wave of increasing private equity investments into the specialty.

Hospice and home health care: A compelling growth story

The hospice and home health care industry is expected to grow strongly over the foreseeable future, driven by powerful demographic trends, including a rising elderly population, longer life spans and more chronic and age-related illnesses.

White Paper: Understanding Investor Interest in Home Healthcare and Hospice

A must read for Home Healthcare and Hospice Agency Owners. We examine the key factors that have come together like a perfect storm to create the major industry consolidation currently underway. A unique window of opportunity now exists where eager buyers and motivated sellers can complete win/win deals. Private equity firms and strategic investors are interested in acquiring agencies to expand their home healthcare and hospice businesses at the same time sellers are dealing with the operational challenges created by the recent shift to the Patient Driven Grouping Model. This has led to a record level of deal activity during the first eight months of 2021.

Is Now the Time to Sell Your Medical Practice?

All types of medical practices have been consolidating over the past 10+ years. While transaction volume declined in 2020 activity accelerated. 2021 will be a record year for completed transactions.

White Paper: Behavioral Health has Captured the Interest of Private Equity

The first quarter of 2021 delivered 38 reported behavioral health transactions, an increase over any quarter in 2020. We expect some of this activity reflects deals that were delayed due to COVID-19. However, we generally expect high deal flow throughout 2021, supported by increasing private equity interest, a favorable government, and a seller pool that is ready to transact.