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M&A for CRT: More complex than you think

‘There are options out there,' says Brad Smith
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03/09/2018

TUCSON, Ariz. – When it comes to mergers and acquisitions in the complex rehab industry, it’s not just the two national providers that are making moves, says Brad Smith, managing director and partner at Vertess.

Buckle up, 2018 is going to be ‘huge’ for M&A, analysts say

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01/19/2018

YARMOUTH, Maine – Expect to see large regional HME players get bigger in the year ahead as they look to increase their market share, say M&A analysts.

In difficult market, deals need to be more secure

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10/24/2017

ATLANTA – When it comes to acquiring an HME company, buyers need to kick the tires so to speak, said M&A analyst Brad Smith at Medtrade on Monday.

Uncertainty kills Teijin’s bid for US HME market

But Teijin’s loss may be PE firm’s gain
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05/12/2017

YARMOUTH, Maine – Teijin Limited’s recent announcement that it was exiting the U.S. homecare market is a textbook example of the cooling off of a once red-hot market, say industry analysts.

M&A: Buyer appetite for HME improves

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04/21/2017

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

Linde-Praxair: Will merger have impact on HME?

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02/24/2017

MUNICH and DANBURY, Conn. – Although industrial gas giant Linde continues to dip its toe in the waters of home care, its planned merger with Praxair likely won’t have a noticeable effect on the HME industry, say M&A analysts.

Mergers & Acquisitions: Behind TrumpCare

Q. How will TrumpCare Affect HME?
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01/03/2017

A. There are a lot of unknowns for a Trump presidency and what TrumpCare (to coin a phrase) will eventually look like.

Coloplast deal signals larger trend

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12/09/2016

MINNEAPOLIS – Coloplast’s willingness to pay an eye-popping $160 million for Comfort Medical points to the attractiveness of the disposable medical supplies market, say analysts.

Mergers & Acquisitions: Offer quality financials

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11/30/2016

Q. Do my financial books really matter to a buyer? Won’t the buyer just produce their own set of financials?

Vertess closes multiple deals in Q3

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11/16/2016

TUCSON, Ariz. – Vertess, a healthcare M&A advisory firm, closed a major healthcare transaction in the third quarter, it announced yesterday.

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