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Medically Home ‘powerfully strengthens’ model

January 11, 2022HME News Staff

BOSTON – Medically Home has announced a new $110 million round of funding from strategic investors, including Baxter International, Global Medical Response and Cardinal Health. Cardinal Health, Mayo Clinic and Kaiser Permanente are providing additional capital on top of their previous investments, demonstrating confidence in the growing expansion of the model nationwide, Medically Home says. "The addition of these strategic national partners powerfully strengthens our logistics capability which...

Baxter, hospital-at-home, Investment, Medically Home

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Medline takes private investment

June 7, 2021HME News Staff

NORTHFIELD, Ill. – Medline Industries has entered into an agreement to receive a majority investment from a group of private equity firms, including Blackstone, Carlyle Group and Hellman & Friedman, worth a reported $30-plus billion.  Medline, which generated revenues of $17.5 billion in 2020, will use the new resources from the partnership to expand its product offerings, accelerate international expansion and continue to make new infrastructure investments to strengthen its global...

Investment, M&A, Medline, Private Equity

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Belluscura lists on London exchange

June 1, 2021HME News Staff

LONDON and PLANO, Texas – Belluscura, a medical device developer focused on lightweight and portable oxygen enrichment technology, has begun trading on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol BELL.  The company has raised 17.5 million pounds supported by new and existing inventors, and it has a market cap of about 50.96 million pounds.  SPARK Advisory Partners Limited acted as the Belluscura’s sole nominated adviser...

Belluscura, Investment, Portable Oxygen Concentrator

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PE firm puts PromptCare up for sale

March 16, 2021HME News Staff

NEW PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Halifax Group, which invested in PromptCare Companies in 2017, is now looking to sell the company, according to PE Hub.  The process is in its second rounds, with first-round bids already submitted, according to the publication.  Because PromptCare has two distinct businesses – home infusion therapy and complex respiratory therapy – there may be two separate transactions, according to PE Hub.  PromptCare has nearly tripled...

Halifax Group, Home Infusion, Investment, M&A, PromptCare

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Great Elm receives financing, rebrands 

December 22, 2020HME News Staff

WALTHAM, Mass. – Great Elm Capital has received a preferred equity investment of $37.7 million from an affiliate of JPMorgan Chase & Co. Proceeds will be used to refinance Great Elm’s DME business and to provide the business with growth capital, the company says. “This financing transaction enables the firm to accelerate the growth of our existing businesses and at the same time provides incremental capital to acquire additional businesses,” said Peter Reed, Great Elm’s...

Financing, Great Elm, Investment

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WellSky receives new investment from private equity investors

July 21, 2020HME News Staff

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - WellSky and TPG Capital have entered into a definitive agreement to add Leonard Green & Partners, a private equity firm, as a new capital partner.As part of the agreement, TPG will also make a new equity investment in WellSky.The agreement will allow WellSky to expand the depth and breadth of its solutions, strengthen its relationships with its 15,000 payer and provider clients, and further invest in its capabilities, says Bill Miller, CEO of WellSky.“TPG and LGP are strongly...

Investment, Private Equity, TPG Capital, WellSky

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Virtue Technologies gets buy in from PE firm

November 5, 2019HME News Staff

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - Virtue Technologies, a provider of post-acute healthcare technology solutions, has received an investment from Claritas Capital, a Nashville, Tenn.-based private equity firm. Virtue Technologies, created out of a joint venture between TwelveStone Health Partners and VirtueRN, says it addresses the fragmented market for communicating orders for medical equipment and medications to service providers and patients. “The delivery of post-acute care can often be quite challenging,”...

Investment, Private Equity, technology, TwelveStone Health Partners, Virtue Technologies, VirtueRN

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Sleep Data takes BetterNight national with investment

October 1, 2019HME News Staff

SAN DIEGO - Sleep Data and BetterNight, providers of sleep therapy services, and HCAP Partners, an investor, have announced a $6 million round of growth funding.BetterNight will use the funding to expand the use of its virtual care platform, which includes telehealth and remote patient monitoring for people who suffer from sleep apnea, and cognitive behavioral therapy for people who suffer from insomnia.“Today's announcement—and the incredible support of our partners at HCAP—will...

BetterNight, Investment, Remote monitoring, Sleep Therapy, Telehealth

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On the Editor's Desk

You tell us

September 4, 2019Liz Beaulieu, Editor

During a conference call last week with the panelists for a session at the upcoming HME News Business Summit on investment and M&A in the HME industry, it wasn't long before the elephant in the room came up: competitive bidding. While there's been an uptick in investors and M&A in the industry this year, everyone's wondering what will happen in the time from CMS closing the bid window for Round 2021 on Sept. 18 and the agency announcing contract suppliers in the fall of 2020.During that one-year...

Competitive Bidding, Investment, M&A, Round 2021

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In brief: Lincare has bought Southwest provider, Xealth receives investment from Philips, ResMed

March 29, 2019HME News Staff

CLEARWATER, Fla. - Lincare Holdings, a subsidiary of Linde Group of Germany, has acquired Preferred Homecare/Lifecare Solutions, a portfolio company of Beecken Petty O'Keefe of Chicago, according to PE Hub Healthcare.Preferred Homecare provides a full range of HME, including respiratory, complex rehab and NPWT products, from 22 locations, largely in Arizona, but also in Colorado, California and Nevada, according to its website.Beecken Petty O'Keefe, a healthcare-focused private equity firm, started...

Investment, Lincare, M&A, Xealth

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