Ben joined Irving Levin in the summer of 2014 as an Analyst, responsible for the research and reporting on seniors housing M&A and finance news for the Senior Care Investor, in addition to providing research and analysis for Irving Levin’s healthcare sector reports.
Ben graduated from Hamilton College with a B.A. in History (concentrating on the American Civil War) and minors in French and Economics. When not at the office, chances are you will find Ben on the tennis court.
The SeniorCare Investor Editor Ben Swett sits down with VIUM Capital’s Head of Government Relations and External Affairs to discuss the latest round of provider relief, its potential effects on the M&A market, and the scrutiny of private equity... Read More »
Omega Healthcare Investors divested a couple of small assisted living communities in the state of Michigan, hiring Michael Segal and Ben Firestone of Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors to handle the sale. Built in the late 1980s and 1990s with renovations in... Read More »
Another HUD fiscal year gone, and another set of familiar names rose to the top of LEAN loan production rankings. In terms of transactions closed, Greystone came in first place with 71 transactions, or more than double its next competitor. Not surprisingly, with that... Read More »
The capital markets certainly appear healthy again, and as such, Dwight Capital reported a very active third quarter with over $170 million in bridge and HUD loans for senior care properties. For the M&A comeback to really commence, lenders will need to be willing... Read More »
There’s no hiding from the labor shortage affecting senior care facilities. According to a September survey from the American Health Care Association and the National Center for Assisted Living, 99% of nursing homes and 96% of assisted living communities reported... Read More »