The Ensign Group to Split Up

Talk about a surprise move. The Ensign Group announced that it will be spinning out its home health and hospice business and substantially all of its senior living operations, plus its mobile diagnostic and clinical lab operations, into a separate publicly traded company called The Pennant Group. Ensign will become a stand-alone skilled nursing company […]

Senior Housing Properties Trust Still Falling

It has been more than a week since Senior Housing Properties Trust (SNH) and Five Star Senior Living made their announcement about a complete restructuring of the relationship. Five Star’s shares have not recovered, nor were they expected to. But for Senior Housing Properties Trust it has been down, down and down. SNH’s shares have […]

Five Star Finally Restructures With Landlord

Five Star Senior Living and Seniors Housing Properties Trust announce a dramatic restructuring of their relationship, and all shareholders seem to lose, at least for now. Five months after Five Star Senior Living issued its “going concern” announcement, the financially troubled company finally came to an agreement with its landlord, Senior Housing Properties Trust, to […]