Ponder’s M&A group has extensive experience working with not-for-profit healthcare providers across the country, from stand-alone community hospitals to large healthcare systems and integrated networks. We have worked with more than 60 clients in 23 states since the beginning of 2008.
Below are select representative clients for recent engagements:

Eastern Health System - Financial advisory and valuation services

Helena Regional Medical Center - Long-term lease to CHS

Saline Memorial Hospital - Sale of medical office buildings

El Camino Hospital - Valuation and fairness opinion relating to the acquisition of Tenet facility

Providence Health System - M&A advisory and valuation analysis

Sierra Nevada Memorial Miners Hospital - Merger with Catholic Healthcare West

Via Christi Health System - Sale of St. Rose Hospital


Baptist Health South Florida - Acquisition of ASC facility; Fairness opinion for acquisition of HealthSouth Doctors Hospital, Inc.

CSF and LeeSar Health Trust Partner - Valuation of GPO and healthcare distribution business

Lee Memorial Health System - Fairness opinion for acquisition of two hospitals from HCA

Munroe Regional Health System - Strategic options assessment

North Broward Hospital District - Acquisition advisory services

Sacred Heart Health System - Sale of Sacred Heart Home Care

Ascension Health - Sale of St. Joseph Hospital to Triad Hospitals

Northeast Georgia Health System - Acquisition of Lanier Park Hospital from HCA, Inc.

Mercy Medical Center - Valuation of ambulatory surgery center

Franklin Hospital District - Sell-side advisory services

Hospital Sisters Health System - Valuation

NeuroSource - Purchase of hospital

OSF Healthcare System - Acquisition advisory services

RML Specialty Hospital - M&A advisory and valuation of long-term care specialty hospital

Victory Health Services - Sale of two hospitals to CHS and CCRC to Franciscan Communities and Strategic options assessment


Arnett Physician Group - Financial advisory services for construction of new acute care hospital

Sisters of St. Francis Health Services - Strategic options assessment for service line

Lafayette General Medical Center - Acquisition advisory services

Nix Health Care System - Sale of hospital to Merit Health Systems

Greater Baltimore Medical Center - Strategic options assessment

MGH Health Services - M&A advisory services, merger of Montgomery General Hospital with MedStar and Strategic options assessment

St. Mary's Hospital - Merger transaction

Upper Chesapeake Health System - Merger transaction; Strategic options assessment

Foote Health System - Acquisition advisory services

Allina Health System - Provider realignment analysis

Health Midwest - Sale of 12 hospital system to HCA

Mississippi Baptist Health System - Acquisition advisory services

Presbyterian Healthcare Services - Acquisition of Surgery Center of New Mexico

Jewish Hospital of Cincinnati - Sale transaction

Mercy Health Partners - Sale of commercial HMO to Medical Mutual of Ohio

ProMedica Health System - M&A advisory and valuation analysis services

The Jewish Hospital - Strategic options assessment

Hillcrest Healthcare System - Sale of 14-hospital system to Ardent Health Services and strategic options assessment

Via Christi Health System - Sale of Via Christi Oklahoma Center to CHS

Mercy Health Partners, Northeast Pennsylvania (Catholic Health Partners) - Sales to CHS

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital - Financial advisory services

Roper St. Francis Healthcare - Financial advisory services

Mercy Health Partners, Tennessee (Catholic Health Partners) - Sale of Health Management Associates

Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System - Merger transaction

Province Healthcare - Sale of Brim Healthcare; Sale of Palo Verde Hospital, Ashland Regional Medical Center & Glades General Hospital

St. Thomas Health Services - Sale of DeKalb Hospital

Trinity Mother Frances Health System - Acquisition advisory services

Carilion Health System - Strategic options assessment

Sentara Healthcare - M&A advisory and valuation analysis services

Wythe County Community Hospital - Financial advisory and valuation analysis services

Providence Health System - Sale of Toppenish Hospital and Yakima Medical Center to Health Management Associates; Acquisition of Willamette Valley Medical Center owned by Triad Hospitals