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We provide our clients independent advice on the most suitable and prudent ways to access capital, execute transformative relationship and integration strategies, and ultimately drive financial and operational performance.

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Ponder & Co. is a healthcare finance and strategic advisory firm focused exclusively on providing leading capital advisory, mergers & acquisitions, strategic advisory and management consulting services to not-for-profit hospitals and healthcare systems. With 45 years of experience in healthcare and integration, we have perfected the art of objective advice, and the science of skilled transaction, to bring seamless financial, strategy, and organizational transformation services to our healthcare clients.

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How We Can Help You.

Capital Advisory

We offer objective, conflict-free advisory services to not-for-profit healthcare providers seeking confidential support in capital market transactions.

Capital Advisory

M&A

Ponder & Co. actively assists clients in implementing strategic change for not-for-profit healthcare providers

Mergers & Acquisitions

Management Consulting

We help clients convert issues into opportunities, inefficient processes into best practices, and marginal outcomes into sustainable results.

Management Consulting

Derivatives

We give our clients independent advice to determine the suitability and risk related to interest rate swaps or other derivative products.

Derivatives

Investment Management

Our team provides fixed income investment management solutions for healthcare institutions, universities and other not-for-profit institutions.

Investment Management

White Papers

Announced Quarterly Hospital M&A Volume is the Lowest in Nearly 10 Years

The first quarter of 2019 exhibited the lowest quarterly volume of announced acute care hospital transactions since the fourth quarter…

Eb LeMaster

15 Apr

The Latest on LIBOR Phaseout

In August 2017, Ponder published a paper, “What you need to know before LIBOR disappears”, outlining the uncertainties surrounding the…

Chuck D. Kirkpatrick

22 Feb

News

Ponder Recognized as Top Financial Advisory firm by Thomson Reuters

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