Moneyline: Altius, ResMed
Altius Healthcare, a provider of home infusion and specialty infusion services, has been acquired by Amerita, a wholly owned subsidiary of PharMerica Corp. “The sale of Altius Healthcare to Amerita is a great opportunity for the company as it will allow us to better compete in the healthcare marketplace,” stated Kevin Nestrick, the founder and CEO of Altius, in a press release. “Amerita has the size and scale needed to win on a national level with a local network that our patients can count on.” Altius has two locations in Prescott and Tucson, Ariz…David Pendarvis, chief administrative officer and global general counsel for San Diego-based ResMed sold 5,000 shares of the company’s stock in a July 3 transaction. The stock was sold at an average price of $50.04 for a total transaction of $250,200. Pendarvis now owns about 69,207 shares of the company’s stock valued at about $3.5 million.