Home Health & Assisted Living - Coverage Report Q2 2018

Published on: 04/05/2018

The number of announced or closed Assisted Living & Elderly Care mergers and acquisitions (M&A) increased 17.4% year-over-year while the Home Health & Hospice Care segment remained almost unchanged. These highly fragmented segments continue to see consolidation, and 14 buyers drove 36.4% of deal activity (44 deals). These companies sought to diversify geographically and gain dominance in the market through acquisition. The landmark transaction of 2017 was the $1.0 billion merger of LHC Group and Almost Family, which created one of the largest home healthcare providers in the US.

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