Health Care Deal News- January 14, 2013 - Houston, Texas-based University General Health System (OTCQB: UGHS) Took Aim at the Dallas, Texas Market, When the End of a Fiscal Quarter Coincides with the End of a Calendar Year


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January 14, 2013 Issue:


  1. Recent Health Care M&A Deals 
  2. Spotlight on: Hospitals
  3. Spotlight on: Long-Term Care
  4. Webcast Calendar


Recent Health Care M&A Deals






Mobile Health Leader - Epocrates

$298 million






 Rex Knightdale Property

 $24.76 million

 Prime Healthcare Foundation

 Knapp Medical Center

 $110 million





 Illumina, Inc.

 Verinata Health

 $350 million







Analogic Corp.

Ultrasonix Medical Corp.

 $83 million


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Spotlight on: Hospitals
Houston, Texas-based University General Health System (OTCQB: UGHS) took aim at the Dallas, Texas market and acquired South Hampton Community Hospital there. The $30 million deal, includes cash and $28.5 million in new debt that comes in the form of a 10-year loan at a 4.25% interest rate with a 20-year amortization through Texas-based First National Bank.......Read more


THIS WEEK: Interactive M&A Webcast:
Key Growth Sectors in the Health Care Merger & Acquisition Market
Thursday, January 17, 2013, 1:00 pm ET            
Among the dozen or more sectors that make up the health care services industry, a handful has displayed extraordinary growth in the last several quarters. Activity in other sectors has remained fairly consistent — let’s say stable — while a few sectors continue to languish below the radar. Our panel of experts includes: Steve Economou (Moderator), Managing Director, Curtis Financial; Carsten Beith, Managing Director and Group Head, Tax-Exempt M&A, Cain Brothers; Trey Crabb, Managing Director, Ziegler; Stephen M. Monroe, Managing Editor and Partner, Irving Levin Associates, Inc.; and Joshua Nemzoff, President, Nemzoff & Co.
Go to or call 800-248-1668 to register.


Spotlight on: Long-Term Care
When the end of a fiscal quarter coincides with the end of a calendar year, big things happen in the long-term care market. One of the biggest in December was the sale of six Juniper Communities LLC properties for $94 million in a sale-leaseback transaction with LTC Properties Inc. (NYSE: LTC). The portfolio includes three assisted living properties with a total of 202 units and three memory care communities with 136 units, located in New Jersey, Colorado and Pennsylvania........Read more

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