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. […]

Update On Consulate Healthcare’s Legal Affair

In major news for the skilled nursing industry, the $347.86 million judgment against affiliates of Consulate Healthcare was vacated in its entirety by the United States District Court, Middle District of Florida earlier this week. This was basically a Medicare “fraud” case. The judge ruled that the plaintiff’s assertions that a “handful of paperwork defects […]

Quality Care Properties and HCR ManorCare One Step Closer

While the financial deterioration of HCR ManorCare continues, at least there was some good news in the past few weeks that may result in an agreement between it and its landlord, Quality Care Properties. Apparently, the DOJ has filed a notice to dismiss its case against HCRMC which was filed in April 2015 relating to […]

Legacy Tenant Capital Structures Create REIT Turmoil

It all started when HCP, Inc. completed a series of rent negotiations with HCR ManorCare, but to no avail. It just wasn’t enough for a long-term solution, and they ended up spinning the HCRMC portfolio into a new entity (Quality Care Properties) that was supposed to be a REIT but may end up not being […]

Quality Care Properties Seeking Receiver for HCR ManorCare

Quality Care Properties is taking its issues with HCR ManorCare (the lack of full rent payments) one step further. Late yesterday QCP announced  that it is initiating a legal process to appoint an independent receiver to oversee the operation of the skilled nursing and assisted living properties that it owns which are leased to HCRMC. […]

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Brookdale and HCR ManorCare May Deal

Brookdale Senior Living is rumored to be in exclusive talks with a Chinese investor, and Carlyle Group may finally get out of its HCR ManorCare position. A new rumor was out yesterday that China-based Zhonghong Zhuoye Group was in exclusive negotiations with Brookdale Senior Living after making an offer to buy the company for $3.0 […]