Summer of the Big Deal

We had been talking about how 2016 was the “year of the small deal,” with near-record transaction levels but few mega deals. That changed at the end of July and certainly at the start of August, when several large deals were announced. Welltower caused the biggest stir in acquiring 19 seniors housing properties operated by […]

Partner in post-acute

To finance its recent acquisition of Spectrum Professional Services, an investor group led by healthcare M&A investor Beecken Petty O’Keefe and Company recently received a $110.5 million senior secured credit facility arranged by Capital One Healthcare, which served as administrative agent and lead book-runner. Spectrum is a rehabilitative therapy management consulting business catering its services […]

Welltower builds up

When Welltower announced its Q3:15 earnings, they revealed a host of seniors housing transactions closed in that period, totaling $361 million in investments. The largest purchase was for three seniors housing properties in Colorado (2) and Utah (1), with a combined 461 units. Welltower paid $155 million, or $336,200 per unit, for the properties, which […]

Seniors Housing Census Woes Continue

Brookdale Senior Living is not the only one with some recent census declines… The next few weeks will be very telling in terms of the direction of some of the major seniors housing companies. All eyes will be on Brookdale Senior Living next week as it announces second quarter results and whether it has reversed […]