Toward the end of the first quarter of 2020, the nation was struck with an unprecedented set of events triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more about what this meant for healthcare M&A transactions in Q1 2020.
There was an attempt in a recent report to discredit consolidation in the hospital sector. The reality is it's impossible to determine from this opaque subset of hospital mergers that hospital consolidation as a whole is a good or a bad idea. Read more.
With seven deals in 2018, Florida was second only to Texas in the number of state-level transactions last year. Florida is now one of the most active markets in the country, with the number of 2018 transactions roughly double that seen from 2013 through 2017.