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.

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

Should Hospitals or Regional Health Systems acquire, grow organically, or merge?

Over the past decade, many independent hospitals and health systems have merged with larger, stronger credit quality systems. Announced hospital…

Eb LeMaster

18 Dec

Foreign cash, loose capital bolstering healthcare real estate

By: Alex Kacik with contributions from Jeffrey Sahrbeck (Modern Healthcare online) A confluence of factors is feeding demand for healthcare…

Jeffrey B. Sahrbeck

2 Feb

Healthcare executives expect M&A to boost business in 2019

By: Alex Kacik with contributions from Eb LeMaster (Modern Healthcare online) Healthcare executives expect their businesses to exceed 2018's benchmarks…

Eb LeMaster

16 Jan

University of Kansas Health System Series 2019A Tax-Exempt Fixed Rate Bonds

$93,000,000 Series 2019A Tax-Exempt Fixed Rate Bonds University of Kansas Health System The University of Kansas Hospital Authority (“KUHA”) is…

Michael Tym

12 Feb

Memorial Health System Series 2019 Tax-Exempt Fixed Rate Bonds

$130,005,000 Series 2019 Tax-Exempt Fixed Rate Bonds About Memorial Health System Memorial Health System (the “System”) is an Illinois not-for-profit…

Michael Tym

9 Jan


Ponder Recognized as Top Financial Advisory firm by Thomson Reuters

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Upcoming Events

Texas HFMA State Conference

April 14-16, 2019 – Austin, TX

Kansas HFMA/KAPHAM Annual Joint Meeting

April 26, 2019 – Wichita, KS

AHLA Transactions Conference

May 1-3, 2019 – Nashville, TN

HMA CFO Forum Spring

May 15-18, 2019 – Phoenix, AZ

HFMA Region 1 (CT, ME, MA, NH) Annual

May 21-22, 2019 – Uncasville, CT

Citi Conference

May 21-23, 2019 – New York, NY

Hospital & Hospital Association of Pennsylvania – Ledership Summit

May 2019 – PA

All Ohio Institute – HFMA

May 2019 – OH

HFMA South Carolina Annual Meeting

May 2019 – SC

WI HFMA Spring Conference and Annual Meeting

May 2019 – WI

Ohio Hospital Association Annual Meeting

June 3-5, 2019 – OH


June 23-26 2019 – Orlando, FL

AHLA Annual Meeting

June 23-26, 2019 – Boston, MA

Alabama Hospital Association Annual Meeting

June 2019 – AL

FL HFMA Annual Fall Conference

September 5, 2019 – FL

WV Hospital Association Annual Meeting

September 25-27, 2019 – Lewisburg, WV


September 2019

New Jersey/Philladelphia HFMA Annual Institute

October 2-4, 2019 – Atlantic City, NJ

Maryland HFMA Annual Fall Conference

October 3-5, 2019 – Cambridge, MD

Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals

October 16-18, 2019 – Greensboro, GA

Florida Hospital Association Annual Meeting

October 23-25, 2019 – Orlando, FL

Nebraska Hospital Association and HFMA

October 2019 – NE


October 2019 – New York, NY

HMA Fall Institute

November 6-10, 2019 – Laguna Beach, CA

Health System 100

December 8-11, 2019 – Palm Beach, FL