Health Care Deal News - September 17, 2012

 

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September 17, 2012 Issue:

 

  1. Recent Health Care M&A Deals 
  2. Aetna One-Ups WellPoint-
    Largest Managed Care Deal Of The Year...So Far
  3. Spotlight on: Hospitals
  4. Webcast Calendar

Recent Health Care M&A Deals

E-HEALTH

Acquirer

Target

Price

Thoma Bravo

 Mediware Information Systems,  Inc.

 $195 million

Elsevier

 ExitCare

N/A

MANAGED CARE

Acquirer

Target

Price

 WellCare Health Plans, Inc.

 Easy Choice Health Plan, Inc.

 N/A

PHARMACEUTICALS

Acquirer

Target

Price

 Ampliphi Biosciences Corporation

 Special Phage Services

 $4.0 million

PHYSICIAN MEDICAL GROUPS

Acquirer

Target

Price

 HealthCare Partners

 Arta Health Network

 N/A

 

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Aetna One-Ups WellPoint-
Largest Managed Care Deal Of The Year...So Far

Timing is everything.  Last month we wrote a feature story on the managed care sector, talking about how M&A activity was finally on the rise after slumping through the Great Recession and the uncertainty surrounding health care reform.  The dollar volume of transactions in 2011 was double that of 2010, which in turn was four times greater than in 2009, which was the least active year in more than a decade.........Read more
 

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Spotlight on: Hospitals
Most of the activity in the hospital market has been in the not-for-profit sector, with a few large “mergers” announced.  Colorado-based Catholic Health Initiatives has agreed to merge its seven hospitals in Washington and Oregon with Washington-based PeaceHealth’s nine hospitals in Washington (4), Oregon (4) and Alaska (1).......Read more

 
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