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Moneyline: TwelveStone draws $3.5M in funding, ARI sells to PE firm for $140M


MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – TwelveStone Health Partners, a provider of pharmacy, infusion and enteral, respiratory and DME services, has secured $3.35 million in funding from Nashville, Tenn.-based private-equity firm Claritas Capital.

Hospice Cloud bulks up business with Genesis Healthcare


ATLANTA and RICHLAND HILLS, Texas – Genesis Healthcare Services and Hospice Cloud, two providers of HME to hospice organizations, have merged, company officials announced Feb. 23.

Ottobock draws PE interest


DUDERSTADT, Germany – Ottobock has attracted interest from private equity firms, including KKR and CVC, according to Reuters. The firms are looking for a 20% stake in the company core business of making artificial limbs.

Bain Capital makes bolt-on acquisition in pediatric market


ATLANTA – Bain Capital Private Equity plans to buy PSA Healthcare, combining it with another recent purchase, Epic Health Services.

Capitala Finance exits investment in Drive Medical


CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Capitala Finance Corp. has exited its investment in Medical Depot, doing business as Drive Medical, netting a realized gain of about $5 million with a cumulative cash-on-cash return of 4.7x, it has announced.

PE firm TPG buys Mediware

‘We will see increased investment in the next 24 months,” says CEO

LENEXA, Kan. – Mediware CEO Thomas Mann believes a new investor will help the company transition its HME and home infusion customers to CareTend and help it further build out the business management software.

Mediware gets new PE owner


LENEXA, Kan. – TPG Capital, the private equity fund of alternative asset firm TPG, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Mediware Information Systems from private equity firm Thoma Bravo.

Bain Capital acquires Epic Health Services


DALLAS – Epic Health Services has agreed to be acquired by Bain Capital Private Equity, it announced Dec. 19.

DME Express raises capital for expansion


BATON ROUGE, La. – DME Express, a DME provider to hospice and nursing facilities in the Southeast, has secured an undisclosed amount of growth equity financing from WayPoint Capital Partners, it announced Dec. 19.

CD&R pulls trigger on Drive


NEW YORK – Clayton, Dubilier & Rice will make a “significant equity investment” in Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare, the companies announced today.

CD&R will make the investment, “alongside existing management,” according to a press release.