• Carnegie Capital Announces Latest Closings

    JD Stettin of Carnegie Capital has certainly had his hands full recently, having closed a couple of refinances in the Pacific Northwest, no easy task in the early days of COVID-19, we’re sure.   Mr. Stettin first sourced and structured a cash-out refinance of a 60-unit memory care community near Eugene, Oregon. Featuring a roughly 50-50 mix of... Read More »
  • PGIM Refinances Tennessee Senior Living Community

    PGIM Real Estate announced its latest transaction, with Executive Director Chris Fenton leading the way. It involved a $10.6 million HUD refinance of a senior living community in Ashland City, Tennessee. Built in 2015 with 100 beds in 80 units, the community provides assisted living and memory care services in a four-story building.   Thunderhawk... Read More »
  • Greystone Arranges HUD Construction Debt

    Working through HUD, Lisa Fischman of Greystone facilitated construction financing for an assisted living community to expand its Buffalo, New York-area campus. Originally built in 2003 with 110 beds in 84 units, the community is located on a 20-acre campus. Onsite amenities including a theater, physician’s office and beauty salon certainly... Read More »
  • Genesis HealthCare’s Shares Double in Value

    Leading up to Genesis HealthCare’s first quarter earnings release and conference call, the company’s share price took off. The rise started on May 22 when it jumped by 22% on high volume, but then it added another 35% on volume that was 10 times the average. In the course of four days, the price more than doubled, from $0.63 per share to $1.37... Read More »
  • Looking for Answers in the Lending Market: A Q&A with Alec Blanc of Monarch Advisors

    To get a sense of what is going on in the capital markets in this immediate post-COVID-19 world, we turned to Alec Blanc of Monarch Advisors for his own thoughts.   How has the lending environment changed from the beginning of the second quarter to now?  Overall, there is less debt capital available than there was prior to the COVID-19 crisis. ... Read More »
Genesis HealthCare’s Shares Double in Value

Genesis HealthCare’s Shares Double in Value

Leading up to Genesis HealthCare’s first quarter earnings release and conference call, the company’s share price took off. The rise started on May 22 when it jumped by 22% on high volume, but then it added another 35% on volume that was 10 times the average. In the course of four days, the price more than doubled, from $0.63 per share to $1.37 before settling down. Subsequent to the earnings report, the price has dropped by 17% and is back below $1.00 per share.  So, what were investors expecting from the first quarter, and more importantly, for the results in the weeks after the quarter ended? We’re not sure, because all things considered, it was a “decent” quarter, and operations and... Read More »
Harborview Capital Partners Announced Several Financings

Harborview Capital Partners Announced Several Financings

Harborview Capital Partners announced a series of recent closings for several clients across the country. First, the firm worked with a national lending partner to arrange an $81 million loan to refinance a portfolio of four skilled nursing facilities and one assisted living community in Maryland. The loan featured aggressive LIBOR-based fixed interest rate and a four-year term with limited recourse. It resulted in a cash-out in excess of $20 million for the New Jersey-based owner. Ephraim Kutner, Jonathan Kutner and Eli Kutner originated the transaction.  Then, Harborview arranged for the refinance of two senior care properties in Queens, New York. The 200-bed skilled nursing facility... Read More »
Genesis HealthCare & Capital Senior Living Put On Notice By NYSE

Genesis HealthCare & Capital Senior Living Put On Notice By NYSE

So far, two of the publicly traded senior care companies have received notices from the New York Stock Exchange warning them that they are out of compliance with the continued listing standard that requires a minimum average closing price of $1.00 per share over a consecutive 30 trading-day period: Capital Senior Living Corporation (April 10) and Genesis HealthCare (April 17). CSU dropped as low as $0.45 per share, while GEN fell to $0.78 per share. Genesis was still in compliance with the minimum market capitalization threshold of $50 million over a 30 trading-day period (at more than two times that level), but CSU’s average market cap did fall below the threshold.  Both companies will... Read More »
Genesis HealthCare Sees Share Value Rebound

Genesis HealthCare Sees Share Value Rebound

It’s no surprise that Genesis HealthCare has seen a significant drop in its share value as a result of Covid-19. The company owns and operates facilities that care for a medically-complex population that is most vulnerable to the virus, which is a huge risk in itself. The horrifying situation at a Life Care Centers facility in Kirkland, Washington, where 129 cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed (81 residents, 34 staff members and 14 visitors) and 35 people have died (more than half of the state’s total), has also colored the image of SNFs in this situation, probably contributing to the flight of capital from the sector’s stocks.   During the massive... Read More »
CIT Closes New Generation/Genesis Financing Package

CIT Closes New Generation/Genesis Financing Package

CIT Group Inc. announced its involvement in New Generation Health LLC’s takeover of 19 senior care facilities previously operated by Genesis HealthCare, leading the way on a nearly $100 million financing package. The facilities are located in California, Washington and Nevada and include skilled nursing, assisted living and behavioral health assets. New Generation assumed operational responsibility of all 19 facilities, but also acquired the real estate at seven of the facilities, for a total purchase price of $79 million. Genesis will also retain an indirect 50% interest in the portfolio and provide administrative and back office services, pursuant to administrative support agreements, as... Read More »