M&A activity: Midwest Respiratory and Prism Medical

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

OMAHA, Neb. – Midwest Respiratory & Rehab has acquired Community HME, a diversified HME provider with locations in Baraboo and Richland Center, Wis.

The deal allows Midwest Respiratory, which has 10 locations in Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri and South Dakota, to crack the Wisconsin market.

“The acquisition of Community HME has further expanded our regional capability to provide exceptional service to our patients and referral sources,” stated President Edward Delashmutt in a press release. “We have been constantly dedicated to serving rural communities with the same high standard of care that our metropolitan customers have come to expect.”

Community HME will retain its name and continue to operate its locations.

Prism bulks up on accessibility

TORONTO – Prism Medical has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Angel Accessibility has acquired substantially all of the assets and business of Angel Accessibility Solutions, a British Columbia-based provider of safe patient handling and elevating products and services.

Angel Accessibility paid $3.675 million for Angel Accessibility Solutions, according to a press release.

As part of the deal, Prism acquired the exclusive rights to distribute and service bathing, transfer and transport devices and hygiene products on behalf of Beka-Hospitec in Canada, except for Quebec and the Atlantic Provinces.

Prism expects the deal to be accretive to its earnings for the financial year ending Nov. 30.