Advent International

Enhabit Sale Rumors Raise Questions, Place Potential Buyers at Defining Crossroads

Earlier this week, a report surfaced claiming that Advent International, Aveanna Healthcare Holdings (Nasdaq: AVAH) and at least a few other companies have “expressed interest” in acquiring Enhabit Home Health & Hospice, the $1.1 billion business currently belonging to Encompass Health Corporation (NYSE: EHC). Executives from the Birmingham, Alabama-based Encompass Health have repeatedly stood behind …

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Aveanna, Advent International Reportedly Interested in Buying Encompass Health’s Home Health and Hospice Segment

Months of speculation finally ended in January when Encompass Health Corporation (NYSE: EHC) announced its home health and hospice segment would spin off as Enhabit Home Health & Hospice and become its own publicly traded company. Or so it seemed. At the end of February, Encompass Health opened the “sale or merger” door again, one …

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Did AZ scupper Sobi’s $8bn private equity buyout?

An $8 billion attempt by two private equity companies to acquire Swedish rare disease specialist Sobi and take it back into private ownership has collapsed, with reports suggesting AstraZeneca was instrumental in blocking the deal. Tenders to the offer fell below the 90% threshold needed to drive the merger through, and a key part of …

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AccentCare Uses AI to Track Social Determinants of Health, Reduce Readmissions

Home health providers typically have to learn about their patients’ social determinants of health on the fly, quickly picking up on risk factors like access to transportation and proximity to healthy food following a hospital discharge. One in-home care giant is turning to artificial intelligence for a head start. Earlier this month, AccentCare Inc. revealed …

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