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 […]

Ensign Adds Two Colorado Skilled Nursing Operators

The Ensign Group added a couple of Colorado skilled nursing facilities to its portfolio. Both located in Commerce City (Denver area), the facilities include a 105-bed SNF (Ridgeview Post Acute) and an 83-bed SNF (Irondale Post Acute). The deal included just the operations of the facilities, bringing Ensign’s portfolio to 216 skilled nursing operations. The […]

Ensign Expands in Idaho

The Ensign Group grew its Pacific Northwest portfolio with the purchase of a 119-bed skilled nursing facility in Rexburg, Idaho (near the Wyoming border). The facility provides speech, physical and occupational therapy, wound care and dialysis care in addition to traditional long-term care. Pennant Healthcare, Inc., Ensign’s portfolio company based in the Pacific Northwest, will […]

Brookdale Activists Strike Again

We disclosed last week that activist investor Land & Buildings (L&B) had nominated Jay Flaherty, former CEO of HCP, Inc., and Jonathan Litt (founder of L&B) for board election at the 2019 annual meeting of Brookdale Senior Living. L&B has just sent an open letter to Brookdale shareholders providing more rationale for the election of […]