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 […]

What Do The REITs Know?

When the Big Three healthcare REITs (Ventas, HCP and Welltower) largely divested their skilled nursing portfolios in the past few years, it prompted questions about the industry’s health. The exodus was kicked off in August 2015 by Ventas, which spun out most its skilled nursing/post-acute care portfolio into a separate REIT, Care Capital Properties (which […]

Quality Care Properties Getting Ready To Deal

Timing is everything. In the April issue of The SeniorCare Investor, we wrote about what the decline in financial performance at HCR ManorCare (HCRMC) from the 12-month period ending September 30, 2016 to the 12-month period ending December 31, 2016. Annualized EBITDAR dropped by $5.5 million which, although not a big number, was enough to […]

KeyBank Arranges Over $700 Million for Blackstone’s Big Brookdale Acquisition

Blackstone and Brookdale Senior Living are in the news again. Working with KeyBank Real Estate Capital’s healthcare business, the joint venture received about $703 million in financing to fund Blackstone’s acquisition of 64 Brookdale-operated communities from HCP, Inc. A Fannie Mae credit facility makes up most the financing, which was arranged by Charlie Shoop of […]

Blackstone and Brookdale

The beginning of November brought with it a lot of big news. Sorting through the mess that was the Brookdale Senior Living earnings announcement, which caused quite the buzz in the industry, we also noted the year’s second-largest transaction was announced. Private equity firm Blackstone Real Estate Partners is acquiring 64 Brookdale-operated seniors housing properties […]