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Addiction Treatment Providers Get the Googly Eyes

If the Ambien has yet to kick in (or that late night pepperoni and jalapeño pizza has), you’ll probably notice that 1-800 TV ads for addiction treatment are squeezing out the chat lines, driver training schools, and injury lawyers during that...

There’s a slowdown in Specialty Pharmacy M&A…but why?

Since the beginning of this year, there are only seven announced transactions in the specialty pharmacy sector. For an industry that is predicted to continue to grow, what gives with the recent slowdown? The Braff Group provided insight to Drug Channels regarding recent trends and explains what we think is happening in the sector. Click [...]

marketALERT: Step Away From the Bargaining Table: There’s a New Holy Trinity in Health Care M&A

 A New Holy Trinity in Health Care M&A is Re-Writing the Doctrine of Consolidation Just when you thought you had this whole health care M&A thing figured out, a new holy trinity in health care M&A is re-writing the doctrine of consolidation. The old “buy, bolt-on, and bail” strategy is rapidly being replaced by “land, link, [...]

Is it time to sell your Specialty Pharmacy? Find out at NASP.

Don't miss your opportunity to schedule a meeting with Pharmacy Services Managing Director Reg Blackburn. He will be in attendance at the upcoming National Association of Specialty Pharmacy Annual Meeting in Washington D.C. from September 18-20. NASP Annual Meeting Transactions in pharmacy are still continuing at a rapid pace and timing could be perfect [...]

Pat Clifford is attending the HME Summit

Join us at the HME News Business Summit September 10-12 in Cleveland. Managing Director Pat Clifford will be in attendance and would welcome the chance to catch up and let me share what's happening in the HME space. HME Summit If you are attending, please call or text Pat at (708)860-4308 to schedule a time to [...]

Recent Transaction: Alternative Behavior Strategies, Inc. acquired

Petra Capital Partners and MMC Health Services have completed their acquisition of Alternative Behavior Strategies (“ABS”), a Salt Lake City-based provider of in-home and center-based applied behavior analysis therapy, speech therapy, and occupational therapy services to children with autism spectrum disorder. No financial terms were disclosed. The Braff Group originated the transaction and served as [...]

Recent Transaction: Comfort Hospice Care acquired

Comfort Hospice Care, a Nevada-based hospice provider, was acquired by Cornerstone Healthcare, a subsidiary of The Ensign Group. This acquisition extends Cornerstone Healthcare’s geographic footprint into the Las Vegas market and will allow the company to service patients needing hospice care in Las Vegas and surrounding counties. The Braff Group provided exclusive merger and acquisition [...]

Let’s help you “Navigate Passages” to a successful exit plan at NCAD

Join us at the 2017 National Conference on Addiction Disorders August 16-20 in Baltimore. Ted Jordan , Nancy Weisling, and Deirdre Stewart will be at Booth 513. 2017 National Conference on Addiction Disorders   There is the continued demand for high-end residential treatment facilities and slower than anticipated movement towards more affordable options; all despite the Napoleonic [...]

Recent Transaction: Curtis Long Term Care Pharmacy Services acquired

Serving over 3,000 beds in both skilled and assisted living facilities, group homes, and various behavioral health oriented facilities in the Tri-state area, Pennsylvania-based Curtis Long Term Care Pharmacy Services has been acquired. The Braff Group provided exclusive merger and acquisition advisory services to Curtis in its sale to Health Direct Institutional Pharmacy Services. Completed Transactions [...]

marketWATCH: Although It Never Really Left, Home Health & Hospice M&A Is Back

Home Health and Hospice M&A is back (even if it never really left). No. Our brains haven’t gone to mush. After a 2015 that was the worst year in a decade for aggregate home health and hospice consolidation, deal volume in 2016 roared back. This, even though the market fundamentals that drive mergers and acquisitions [...]