Omega Healthcare Investors Snags Small REIT

Omega Healthcare Investors Snags Small REIT

Omega agrees to buy MedEquities Realty Trust in a cash and stock deal worth $632 million plus assumed debt. I hope everyone had a good break these past few days. Everyone, that is, except the folks at Omega Healthcare Investors and MedEquities Realty Trust (MRT). Omega announced today that it is buying MedEquities in a stock and cash transaction valued at about $633 million plus $265 million of net debt. Shareholders are receiving a very healthy 50% premium. MRT owns 34 facilities in seven states with 2,755 beds run by 10 different operators. About 75% of the beds are skilled nursing with some assisted living, and the remainder is a smattering of LTACs, IRFs, behavioral health and an MOB.... Read More »