Month: April 2018

Announced Hospital M&A Activity Report Q1 2018

The most first quarter transactions in past 10 years Q1 2018 recorded 36 announced transactions, marking the most active first quarter in the past ten years, surpassing Q1 2013’s previous high of 34 announced transactions, tying for the second-highest of any quarter in the past ten years behind Q4 2012’s 40 announced transactions. Announced transactions … Continued

Hospital M&A: Beginning of a New Frontier?

Imagine reading the following headlines five years ago: Six multi-billion dollar NFP-to-NFP health system mergers announced over past 12 months. Consolidation activity involving large community hospitals and regional health systems doubles. Only one transaction by a publicly traded FP acquirer not named HCA Healthcare in the calendar year; divestitures by FP increased fourfold. For the … Continued

St. Luke’s Hospital acquired Des Peres Hospital

Transaction Announcement Ponder & Co. (“Ponder”) is pleased to announce that St. Luke’s Hospital (“St. Luke’s”) has acquired Des Peres Hospital, a subsidiary of Tenet Health, located in St. Louis, Missouri. The hospital will be known as St. Luke’s Des Peres Hospital, becoming the health system’s second hospital. About Des Peres Hospital Des Peres Hospital … Continued