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M&A market buzzes in lead up to gap period


YARMOUTH, Maine – A flurry of M&A deals closed in the fourth quarter of 2018, making it one of the busiest quarters in the past several years, say analysts.

M&A: What will be impact of bid changes?


YARMOUTH, Maine – It’s still early, but CMS’s proposed changes to the competitive bidding program could renew M&A activity, analysts say.

M&A: Buyer appetite for HME improves


YARMOUTH, Maine – After a slow first quarter, buyer appetites for HME businesses are picking up, say M&A analysts.

M&A market holds steady in 2016

Manufacturers pulled out their checkbooks, and niche providers thrived

YARMOUTH, Maine – The pace of acquisitions slowed down a bit in 2016, but overall it was a decent year for buyers, say analysts.

Rotech gains ‘critical mass’ in Oklahoma


ORLANDO, Fla. – Rotech Healthcare has acquired the respiratory equipment assets of Tulsa, Okla.-based Home Health Warehouse. Rotech already operates in the area as American Medical Rental & Sales which it will move into Home Health Warehouse location.

Littleton Home Care Supply acquired by local family


WILMINGTON, Ohio - Littleton Home Care Supply, Inc. has been acquired by local entrepreneurs, Robert and Cynthia Bevan. The full service retail store has been serving the HME needs of the Wilmington, Ohio area since 1979.

Audit uncertainty drags on deals


YARMOUTH, Maine – It was a slow first quarter for mergers and acquisitions, say industry analysts.

'It’s quantum shift time,' analysts say


YARMOUTH, Maine – A pair of recent M&A transactions on opposite coasts illustrates what analysts have long predicted: Competitive bidding will drive market consolidation, they say.

With prices on the downswing, companies need to build scale, say analysts.

Rotech envisions 'solid future'


ORLANDO, Fla. – Rotech Healthcare plans to emerge from bankruptcy protection a stronger company with an eye toward “aggressive” growth, says President and CEO Steven Alsene.

Speculation swirls around The Scooter Store


NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – One thing is certain: The future is uncertain for one of the largest providers of scooters and power wheelchairs.