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Healthcare Business Sale: Legal Basics

by admin on April 18, 2019 No comments

healthcare business sale webinarFlorida Healthcare Law Firm Attorney Jacqueline Bain will present this live lunch n’ learn webinar with legal considerations for healthcare business owners preparing for or considering the sale of their business. A healthcare business sale has added regulatory considerations on top of complicated deal points and structure simply by nature of being in the healthcare industry. In addition to the regulatory considerations, there are numerous legal risks and potential pitfalls for those considering this type of transaction.

Attorney Jacqueline Bain is both certified as a specialist in Health Law and Certified in Healthcare Compliance and has deep experience on both the buyer and seller side of healthcare business transactions. She will provide valuable insight for owners considering selling to private equity or other. She has written extensively on the topic of Selling a Medical Practice and will share practical advice in additional to strategy.

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Resurgence of Medical Practice Acquisitions in Private Equity

by admin on October 5, 2017 No comments

medical practice saleBy: Jeff Cohen

Private money (e.g. private equity) is back chasing those selling medical practices and medical business acquisitions.  This time around it is very different from similar activity in the 90s.  Back then, the movement was public companies aggregating gross income dollars, which for a time drove stock prices.  Today’s private money buyers are looking to maximize profitability through achieving efficiency and aggregating large groups for leverage and the development of new income streams.  Though stock (in the form of warrants and options or stock itself) if often on the table, it doesn’t have to be.  Buyers are doing all cash deals, albeit to some degree on an earnings basis.  If you want the full price, you have to remain involved and do what you can to maintain revenues and perhaps even drive them up.

Physicians especially have to know what they’re dealing with and then have at least a basic understanding of the issues that will drive these deals.  To begin with, “private equity” simply means private investors (typically a group that pools their capital) that buy a portion or all of a company.  Their investments are usually much larger than venture capital firm deals.  They are not publicly traded entities.  What do they want?  To invest money in mature businesses, grow a company’s profitability and then “flip” their ownership to another buyer, typically in three to five years form their launch date.  In contrast, venture capital firms usually invest in start-ups, buy 100% of the company and require control.

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