Industry News

2018 market update: Strong market for outpatient facility acquisitions tempered by focus on narrowing definition of quality of earnings

Written by Matthew Searles, Partner at Merritt Healthcare, for Becker’s ASC Review While the acquisition market for outpatient businesses, such as ASCs and surgical hospitals, remains strong, buyers are laser focused on quality of earnings which limits opportunities for some facilities to realize higher valuations. Facilities will find a competitive…

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Current State of the ASC Market

Written by Matthew Searles Merritt Healthcare Advisors www.merrittadvisory.com By any objective measure, the ambulatory surgery center (“ASC”) market has experienced increased activity in the last several years.  The increase in activity, and competition for strong acquisition candidates, is driven by general macroeconomic trends supporting and encouraging high quality care at…

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