Capital Senior Living Disappoints, And Pays A Price

We have now become nervous with each earnings period because there just seem to be too many surprises. Unfortunately, these surprises have usually been negative. Three months after being positive about the direction of the company, Capital Senior Living spooked investors not only with their poor results in the second quarter, but their dismal prospects […]

Brookdale And Welltower Reach Agreements

Brookdale Senior Living continues to shrink, which is actually good news, and Welltower investors will be glad to see new operators to spread the risk. That is the result of a series of transactions agreed to by the two companies in a major end-of-quarter announcement. Too bad they couldn’t have done this a year or […]

Is Apollo Global Management Entering Our Space, Again?

After a disastrous outing 20 years ago, Apollo may see better opportunities this time around. The rumors are swirling that private equity giant Apollo Global Management is putting its toe back in our market after a long absence. The rumor is that Apollo is buying 22 senior living communities from HCP, Inc. that are operated […]

A Fearsome Threesome: Welltower, Quality Care Properties and ProMedica Health Deal

We would be lying if we said we were not surprised by the announcement that Welltower will be buying Quality Care Properties for about $2 billion plus assumed debt, that ProMedica Health Systems would be buying the operating assets of HCR ManorCare, and that Welltower and ProMedica would be joint venturing. Strange bedfellows, for sure. […]

HCP Continues To Lighten Its Brookdale Load

The ramifications of Brookdale Senior Living’s latest blow-up have spread beyond just its precipitous drop in share price. Major Brookdale landlord, HCP, Inc., just announced it was reducing its cash NOI and interest income concentration in Brookdale from 27.0% to 15.7%, on a pro-forma basis. The restructuring included the sale of six Brookdale properties for […]

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Senior Care Stocks Swoon….Again

The 2017 Trump rally has left senior care and healthcare REIT stocks behind. It looks like the so-called Trump stock market rally is continuing into 2018. Weirdly, several senior care stocks shot up in the first day of trading yesterday. Where were investors last year? Unfortunately, 2017 was about as bad as it gets for […]