Medical Properties Trust (MPT) has announced it will acquire Capella Healthcare for $900 million in cash.
Oncobiologics has announced it has secured $31 million in funding.
Oncobiologics, based in Cranbury, N.J., is a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing monoclonal antibody biosimilar therapeutics.
NaviMed Capital has announced (pdf) the closing of its inaugural healthcare private equity fund, NaviMed Partners, LP.
The fund has more than $110 million of total capital commitments.
Aetna will acquire Humana for a combination of cash and stock valued at $37 billion, according to a joint news release from the two insurers.
The U.S. Supreme Court has issued its King v. Burwell (pdf) decision regarding the validity of premium assistance issued by federally run insurance marketplaces.
In a 6-3 ruling, the Supreme Court upheld subsidies for the millions of people who have … Continue Reading
A recent flurry of activity in the health insurance industry would seem to indicate that investors can expect significant consolidation in the managed care sector.
A new column from Becker’s Hospital Review identifies 50 things to know about healthcare costs.
Topics covered include the rise in spending; cost of hospital services; spending on drugs and services; and growing out-of-pocket costs.
These are interesting facts for … Continue Reading
The role of retail clinics in health care has been steadily and rapidly expanding in recent years, and private equity funds are taking note. The private equity community has actively invested in this arena with some regularity in the past … Continue Reading
Shockwave Medical has announced it has secured $40 million in funding.
Shockwave Medical, based in Fremont, Calif., develops technology for the treatment of peripheral and coronary vascular disease and aortic stenosis. It is the developer of Lithoplasty balloon catheters.… Continue Reading
Below is a link to view the latest entry from the monthly Law360 that we publish relating to healthcare private equity investments. This column was written by Geoff C. Cockrell and Amber McGraw Walsh, McGuireWoods LLP, together with Hunter Atkins … Continue Reading
Moximed has announced it has secured approximately $33 million in funding.
Moximed, based in Hayward, Calif., is focused on developing minimally invasive, joint preserving solutions for patients with knee osteoarthritis.
Rapid Micro Biosystems has announced it has secured $25 million in series C funding.
Rapid Micro Biosystems, based in Lowell, Mass., develops imaging technology that detects microbial contamination in the manufacture of pharmaceutical, biotechnology and other products
The financing … Continue Reading
Spirox has announced it has secured $18.5 million in series B funding.
Spirox, based in Menlo Park, Calif., develops minimally invasive technologies to treat nasal obstruction.
New Enterprise Associates (NEA) has announced it has closed its fifteenth fund — New Enterprise Associates 15 LP — with $2.8 billion in committed capital.
An additional $350 million is committed for NEA 15 Opportunity Fund, a co-investment fund.
Health Diagnostics Laboratory (HDL) of Richmond, Va., has agreed to pay $47 million to resolve allegations it violated the False Claims Act by compensating physicians for ordering tests, according to a U.S. Department of Justice news release.
Laboratory Singulex … Continue Reading
Livongo Health has announced it has secured $20 million in series B funding.
Livongo, with offices in Chicago and Mountain View, Calif., is a developer of chronic disease management tools, including a cloud-enabled glucose meter.
Lux Capital has announced it has closed a new $350 million fund that will invest in early-stage science and technology ventures.
Tenet Healthcare Corp. has announced it has signed a definitive agreement with United Surgical Partners International (USPI) to combine their short-stay surgery and imaging center assets into a new joint venture.
OrthoSensor has announced it has raised $19 million in a private placement of series C preferred stock.
OrthoSensor, based in Dania Beach, FL, is a developer of intelligent orthopedic devices and data services.
Participating in the financing round were … Continue Reading
Cardiac Dimensions has announced the completion of a $43 million round of equity financing.
Cardiac Dimensions, based in Kirkland, Wash., develops minimally invasive treatment modalities to address heart failure and related cardiovascular conditions.
The funding round included investments from … Continue Reading
Daktari Diagnostics has announced it has closed a $15.5 million series D round of funding.
Daktari, headquartered in Cambridge, Mass., is a developer of portable diagnostic products.
The funding round was led by new investors Eastern Capital Limited and … Continue Reading
Below is a link to view the latest entry from the monthly Law360 that we publish relating to healthcare private equity investments. This column was written by Geoff C. Cockrell, Amber McGraw Walsh and Richard S. Grant, McGuireWoods LLP.
We … Continue Reading
Most investors have likely heard about the King v. Burwell case, which addresses whether language in the Affordable Care Act allows the government to provide healthcare insurance subsidies to people across the country or only in those states with their … Continue Reading
BDO Consulting has published an interesting infographic we think healthcare investors may be interested in.
The infographic focuses on “navigating e-discovery in the healthcare datasphere.” It provides four questions providers (as well as legal counsel) should consider when preparing for … Continue Reading