Insights About Ponder & Co

Explore the latest Ponder & Co. happenings from company news and upcoming industry events to client success stories and articles of interest from our senior executives.

Swap Strategies to Bolster Liquidity

With long-term swap rates at historic lows, health systems with sizable fixed payer swap portfolios may now be required to…

Carlos A. Aro

6 May

COVID Impact on Hospitals and Health Systems

Not-for-profit hospitals and health systems could experience a drop in their liquidity of 40-to-60 days cash on hand due to…

Chris D. Schoeplein

10 Apr

Hospital M&A in the Age of Coronavirus

By: Lisa Phillips with contributions from Chris Schoeplein (Levin Associates online) Hospitals have always been a prime target in the…

Chris D. Schoeplein

3 Apr

Hospital M&A May Spike, Sector Advisors Say

By: Claire Rychlewski with analytics by Melody Ren in Chicago and contributions from Eb LeMaster (Mergermarket) Community hospitals that have…

Eb LeMaster

31 Mar

Altru Health System Series 20201 Bonds

Pricing Date: September 9, 2021 Closing Date: September 28, 2021 $400,000,000 Series 2021 Bonds Objectives Altru Health System (“Altru”) sought…

Robert W. Jaeger

14 Sep

St. Luke's Hospital of Duluth Series 2021A and 2022A

Pricing Date: August 24, 2021 Current Settlement Date: September 9, 2021 Expected Forward Settlement Date: March 17, 2022 $15,000,000 Series…

Alyssa Zellner

27 Aug


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South Carolina Hospital Association Annual Meeting

February 4-5, 2022 – Columbia, SC