Ponder participates in Waller podcast to discuss evolving M&A landscape. In the second episode of our Hospitals at a Crossroads mini-series, we are joined by special guests Jake Aygun and Eb LeMaster from Ponder & Co. to discuss what hospitals should be considering from a financial perspective and how expanding outside of the realm … Continued
Ponder & Co. welcomed James Lombardi to the firm on June 20, 2022. He will be working with the Capital Advisory Group. Read Mr. Lombardi’s profile.
Ponder & Co. welcomed Michael Warden to the firm on June 13, 2022. He will be working with the Capital Advisory Group. Read Mr. Warden’s profile.
Ponder & Co. welcomed Dean Scarano to the firm on March 23, 2022. He will be working with the Capital Advisory Group. Read Mr. Scarano’s profile.
Ponder & Co. welcomed Peter Delaney to the firm on March 1, 2022. He will be working with the Capital Advisory Group. Read Mr. Delaney’s profile.
Fewest announced change of control transactions in over a decade Absence of small- and mid-sized community hospitals weighs down quarterly totals to lowest amount since Q4 2009. Beginning with a slow pace in July and August with only four announced transactions, activity declined in Q3 2021 with 12 announced transactions, which is the lowest quarterly … Continued
Moderate levels of announced transactions continue; new baseline established, or poised for breakout to higher levels? The first two quarters of 2021 recorded announced transactions volume that were in line with the average quarterly volume for the past two years. Activity remained moderate in Q2 2021 with 20 announced transactions, following the 21 announced transactions … Continued
Announced transaction volume matches that of Q1 2020 but trails average of Q1 volume for the past decade After a pickup in activity in Q4 2020, quarterly volume in Q1 2021 retreated to the more moderate levels of the past two years. It is clear that COVID continues to impact deal volume in the acute … Continued
Transaction Announcement Ponder & Co. (“Ponder”) is pleased to announce that Nanticoke Health Services (“NHS”) has merged with Peninsula Regional Health System (“PRHS”), official as of January 1, 2020. The move is part of a plan to create a larger health system serving the Delmarva Peninsula. The transaction not only reinforces current services, but also … Continued
2019: 85 Announced Change of Control Transactions Full year 2019 announced transactions totaled 85 transactions, which is the second lowest annual total since 2009 and represents more than a 25% decline in announced transactions from 2018’s total of 116. Although a marked decline from prior year’s activity, the total compares similarly to that of 2016 … Continued