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Is Revenue the M&A Equivalent of Porn?

Now that we’ve got your attention… In a 1964 ruling on obscenity, Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart famously quipped that while it may be difficult to define what’s obscene, “I know it when I see it.” Well, the same can be said of revenue recognition (how’s that for a segue?).

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No Wit, Sherlock

We’ve all seen those brilliant pronouncements. You know, the ones that seem like they could come from Neil deGrasse Tyson, only to realize that they just as easily could have come from Mike Tyson – with a mouthful of ear.

Atlanta Center for Eating Disorders has been Acquired by Walden Behavioral Care

Walden Behavioral Care, LLC, which provides a full system of specialized care for individuals and families impacted by all types of eating disorders, announced the acquisition of the Atlanta Center for Eating Disorders (ACE) of Dunwoody, Ga. The Braff Group originated the transaction and served as the exclusive mergers and acquisitions advisor to Atlanta Center [...]

Recording Available – The Absolutely, Positively, No Doubt About It, Number One Reason Pharmacy Services Transactions Fail

The Absolutely, Positively, No Doubt About It, Number One Reason RX Service Deals Fail Dexter Braff recently presented on the number one reason pharmacy services deals fall through. If you're curious as to why and how you can prevent it from happening when you're ready to test the market, the recording is available for viewing. [...]

Recent Transaction: Celtic Healthcare of Maryland, Inc. acquired

Celtic Healthcare of Maryland, Inc., a home health firm based in Rockville, MD, has been acquired.  The Braff Group provided exclusive merger and acquisition advisory services to Celtic. Completed Transactions For more details, please contact Home Health and Hospice Managing Director Mark Kulik: Mark Kulik Managing Director Phone: 888-922-1838 Email: mkulik@thebraffgroup.com

Recent Transaction: American HealthCare Services Association acquired

American HealthCare Services Association, a Staffing firm based in Michigan, has been acquired. The Braff Group served as the firm's exclusive merger and acquisition advisor. Completed Transactions For more details, please contact Managing Directors Ted Jordan or Nancy Weisling: Ted Jordan Managing Director Phone: 888-290-7080 Email: tjordan@thebraffgroup.com Nancy Weisling Managing Director Phone: 888-290-7237 Email: nweisling@thebraffgroup.com

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The Kids are Alright

Suddenly, pediatric home care mergers and acquisitions is Where the Wild Things Are. The rumpus first broke when Bain Capital (yeah, that Bain, and perhaps bane of Mitt Romney) announced that it was acquiring Epic Health Services for a cool (just under) billion dollars.

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Sometimes in Mergers and Acquisitions, Kirk Rules and Spock Drools

You go to B-school. You learn about discount rates, cost of capital, multiples, discounted cash flow, capital structures, tranches (oh, the bankers go ga ga over tranches) – enough numbers and data to make a spreadsheet jockey swoon.

Complimentary Webinar: The Absolutely, Positively, No Doubt About It, Number One Reason Pharmacy Services Transactions Fail

Wednesday, February 1 | 2:00 PM EST Having completed nearly 300 transactions, we’re like Farmers Insurance – “We know a thing or two because we’ve seen a thing or two.” So, when it comes to developments that trash a transaction, we’ve seen it all. In most health care service businesses, done deals become undone on [...]

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Did the Great Vampire Squid Strike Again?  The Devil is in the Deal-tails.

After PE giant Blackstone recently announced it was acquiring TeamHealth, a shareholder lawsuit was filed alleging that the fix was in, noting that the TeamHealth board had previously passed on a far more lucrative offer.