PE-Owned Hospice Giant Compassus Reportedly Considering a Sale

Private equity-backed Compassus could soon be up for sale, according to a Jan. 8 report from PE Hub. PE Hub cited “three people familiar with the matter” for its article, which claims Compassus has tapped an advisor from Jefferies Financial Group to help the company prepare for an upcoming sales process. Jefferies had no comment […]

Home Health Care Likely to See Booming Investment Interest in 2019

Home health care is projected to be one of the hottest health care sectors for growth and investment in 2019. That’s according to an investment outlook survey from professional services firm KPMG and health care intelligence business Leavitt Partners. As part of the survey, researchers polled 175 healthcare CFOs, investment bankers and private equity executives […]

Bain’s Home Care Group Makes First Acquisition, Eyes Further Growth

Bain Capital Double Impact’s newly formed home care group is expanding less than three months after its creation. And Arosa+LivHome’s growth won’t stop there. Grayslake, IL-based Partners in Senior Care is the provider’s newest addition. Financial terms are not being disclosed. Nor is information about whether the company will rebrand or change its name.   […]

Homewatch CareGivers Harnesses Private Equity Capital to Shine in Hyper-Competitive Market

Under Julie Smith’s leadership, Homewatch CareGivers has transformed from being a family owned home care franchisor to being backed by private equity — but that only tells part of the story. The company — which encompasses more than 190 locations — was acquired by Authority Brands, a portfolio company of PNC Riverarch Capital, in 2017, […]

Why India’s Home Health Start-Ups Are Raising Serious Funding

Home care startups have been bringing in serious capital in recent years, both in the United States and abroad. India in particular has been a hot market, and a closer look reveals that while the country is different from the U.S. in some key regards, some of the same factors–including demographics, industry fragmentation and mobile […]

Epic Merges with PSA to Create Pediatric Home Health Powerhouse

Epic Health Services, the nation’s largest pediatric-focused home care company, is merging with PSA Healthcare to achieve even greater scale. The new entity will be an affiliate of Bain Capital Private Equity, which acquired Epic in late 2016. Epic, based in Dallas, also provides adult home care. Its footprint prior to the PSA merger spanned […]

Editor’s Picks: Senior Helpers Sold for $125 Million

This week, we were over the moon that our beloved Cubbies made it to the World Series. Even with a team of Cubs superfans in our Chicago office, we were sure to bring our readers the latest home health and home care news. Readers were interested in the announcement that one of the largest home […]

Owner Explores $1 Billion Sale of Epic Health Services

Private equity firm Webster Capital is considering a sale of Epic Health Services, a national home health care services and pediatric skilled nursing company, The Wall Street Journal reported. The health care services provider, which is the nation’s largest pediatric focused home care company, could be valued as high as $1 billion, WSJ reported. Based […]

Home Health Business Briefs: Joint Venture Formed, Agency Names New President

As one of the fastest-growing sectors in the United States, home health care is teeming with activity — from acquisitions and partnerships to new leadership appointments and promotions. Here’s the latest news buzzing around the industry: Private Equity Firm Acquires Home Care Provider J.H. Whitney Capital Partners, LLC, a middle-market private equity firm, announced recently […]