With $350 Million Gentiva Deal, Addus Puts Its Money Where Its Mouth Is

On Monday, Addus HomeCare Corp. (Nasdaq: ADUS) announced what would be the biggest transaction of 2024 thus far. Its $350 million deal for Gentiva’s personal care business could reflect a tide change in the recently slow home-based care M&A market. It’s also reflective of Addus’ impressive ability to deliver on its strategic vision. Though the […]

Enhabit Urges Shareholders To Trust Its Process, Vote Against Activist Investor’s Board Nominations

Enhabit Inc. (NYSE: EHAB) remains on the defensive against the activist investor AREX Capital Management. Last month, it provided more details around its completed strategic review, explaining the rationale behind remaining an independent company, in lieu of a merger or a sale. On Monday, it laid out its reasoning behind past struggles, its plan for […]

[Updated] Addus To Buy Gentiva’s Personal Care Assets For $350 Million

Addus HomeCare Corp. (Nasdaq: ADUS) is set to acquire Gentiva’s personal care assets for about $350 million. Those assets amount to over 16,000 home care patients per day, in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Missouri, North Carolina, Tennessee and Texas. Addus – which just left the state of New York – will fund the acquisition through its […]

Transactions: Dover Health Expands Through Acquisition; Parkview Forms JV With CommonSpirit Health at Home

Dover expands footprint Dover Health is expanding its footprint into Illinois. The company has acquired Centered Care Hospice and Palliative Care, and Cornerstone Home Health. Through the acquisitions, Dover Health will now serve Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Lake and Will counties in Illinois. Dover Health is a health care organization that offers […]

LifeCare Home Health Family Lands Investment From Zenyth Partners

Investment activity in home-based care may be picking up. Zenyth Partners – a New York-based investment firm focused on growing health care companies from early-stage businesses into larger platforms – announced Thursday it has made an investment in LifeCare Home Health Family. Financial details around the investment were not disclosed. Based in Irving, Texas, LifeCare […]

Why Addus Decided To Leave The New York Market

New York has always been a challenging operating environment for Addus HomeCare Corporation (Nasdaq: ADUS). Thus, it came as no surprise when the company announced the sale of its personal care business in that market, as well as its fiscal intermediary services for the state’s consumer-directed care program. On Wednesday, the Addus leadership team shed […]

What The Amedisys Divestment Snag Means For The Home Health Industry

As UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) and Amedisys (Nasdaq: AMED) work on a divestment strategy that will satisfy regulators, a lot hangs in the balance. For one, UnitedHealth Group and Optum’s deal for the home health and hospice provider Amedisys is one of the largest deals in the industry’s history, only trailing Optum’s deal for Amedisys’ […]

Private Equity-Backed Buyer Drops Out Of Sweepstakes For Divested Amedisys Locations

In early May, it was reported that UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) and Amedisys (Nasdaq: AMED) were working on a divestment package to satisfy regulator concerns over antitrust violations. Capitol Forum had previously reported that Amedisys was aiming to offload more than 100 of its locations to a “private equity-backed buyer.” On Friday, Capitol Forum reported […]

HouseWorks Acquires AccordCare’s Personal Care Division In Connecticut, Expands Northeastern Footprint

HouseWorks – one of the largest non-franchised home care providers in the U.S. – has executed another deal. The company has acquired AccordCare’s personal care division in Connecticut, which operates under the brands Companions & Homemakers and Companions Forever. The acquisition will bring HouseWorks into Connecticut for the first time, and further expand its footprint […]

With Pressure From Activist Investor, Enhabit Reveals More Details Around Its Strategic Review

With pressure from an activist investor, Enhabit Inc. (NYSE: EHAB) has released more information surrounding its strategic review, which was completed earlier this month. Instead of a merger or sale, the Dallas-based home health and hospice company elected to remain an independent, public company. The activist investor, AREX Capital Management, previously said a sale was […]