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As a company evolves, capital is often required to take full advantage of the opportunities. However, the “right” capital is critical. We have built a network of strategic and financial capital providers that truly know healthcare.
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At Wyatt Matas, we are advisors in the truest sense. Most investment banks focus entirely on the transaction, never taking the time to understand what the client needs. Our approach is different, primarily because of our experience starting, leading and selling companies of our own. We have been the entrepreneur, the CEO, the leader seeking advice – so we understand that a client needs more than just a broker.
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Access to the full white paper, “Private Duty Home Care: A Complicated Profile of Fragmentation and Untapped Value”, fill out the form below and we’ll send you a copy. Click here to download a PDF copy. Table of Contents Executive Summary Profile of Fragmentation Understanding the Private Duty Home Care Industry Ownership of Home Care Agencies Why[…]
Creating economic value in a privately owned company matters, even in healthcare. To be clear, value creation is not just about increasing profits. In fact, there are times where in order to increase long-term value, a business owner may sacrifice short term profits. While this article is directed all healthcare participants, vendors to providers included,[…]
One of the most underestimated and time consuming parts of any acquisition is the due diligence process. Due diligence is a buyer’s investigation of a seller’s business that occurs prior to the closing of the purchase. It is designed as a formal process for a buyer to discover and a seller to disclose all issues[…]
For the first time since 2005, private equity groups (PEGs) invested in more healthcare companies than they sold in 2016. This year will likely look 2016 as PEGs continue to benefit from low interests, plenty of cash to deploy and the intent to aggressively pursue bolt-on acquisitions to their current portfolio companies. While there[…]
Wyatt Matas and Dealzumo recently completed the initial phase of a study of 68 healthcare service companies to determine when in their life cycles these companies reached peak value. The results are quite interesting. The median peak valuation for these companies occurred 6.4 years from the date of their establishment. We will be publishing an[…]
As we enter a new year and companies start to set annual goals and objectives, it is a good time to remember what really drives a company’s value. Owners frequently focus on revenue growth and sometimes overlook other factors that enhance a company’s value from a buyers’ perspective. Routinely assessing value drivers can allow a[…]
Compared to 2014 and 2015, 2016 healthcare M&A activity had a lot to live up to. The previous two years were record setting years for healthcare M&A activity in terms of volume and values. The negativity surrounding the election season could have had something to do with it, but more than likely it was just[…]
Most healthcare sub sectors underperformed the broader market in 2016, as the S&P Healthcare Services Index has declined 7.1% versus 10.8% gain for the S&P 500 Index. While most sub sectors might have underperformed on the stock market, they were quite active in terms of M&A. For instance, temporary staffing, was well below the S&P[…]
Amedisys announced that its subsidiary, Associated Home Care, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Home Staff, LLC, a personal care provider, headquartered in Worcester, Massachusetts. Under the terms of the agreement, Associated Home Care will acquire substantially all of the assets of Home Staff from Fallon Health and VNA Care Network. The transaction is[…]
On November 29th, President-elect Donald Trump chose Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.) to lead the Department of Health and Human Services. Rep. Price is a third-generation physician that practiced for 20 years and has severed as a US Congressman for 6 terms. He has served on the House Committee on Ways and Means and is Chair[…]
New York private equity group, BelHealth Investment Partners, has acquired a controlling interest in Richmond, VA home healthcare provider Care Advantage. The home healthcare and private duty company provides both skilled and unskilled home care services to more than 1,000 patients in the Richmond Virginia area. Care Advantage was founded in 1988 by Deborah Johnston.[…]
Senior Helpers, one of the largest home care franchises, was sold to Altaris Capital, a private equity group, for $125 million. The purchase price represents an impressive 12.5x EBIDTA. Senior Helpers operates in 298 locations, with $244 million in annual revenue. Senior Helpers Sold to Private Equity Firm Combining the franchise acquisitions and venture capital[…]