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Wright & Filippis sells to Lincare


ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. – Wright & Filippis said goodbye to 35 years of providing home medical equipment and respiratory services on June 30, when it sold that part of its business to Lincare.

Roscoe, Carex have new direction


STRONGSVILLE, Ohio, and NORWELL, Mass. – Roscoe Medical and Carex Health Brands announced today the new name and brand identity of their parent holding company: Compass Health Brands.

Providers chase M&A dollars


AMARILLO, Texas – Jeff Baird, chairman of the Health Care Group at Brown & Fortunato, says he has given out more financial advice in the past nine months than he has in the past 25 years.

Medtronic buys Covidien


MINNEAPOLIS and DUBLIN – Medtronic has agreed to buy Covidien in a cash-and-stock transaction valued at about $42.9 billion, the companies announced June 15.

When will the M&A market for HME level off?

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Here's a sneak peek at The Braff Group Insider for the June issue.

Who's been doing more buying lately: nationals or non-nationals?

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Here's a sneak peak at The Braff Group Insider for the May issue. This graph breaks down M&A activity by the nationals and non-nationals over a 10-year period.

2013 healthcare deals by sector

Monday, March 17, 2014

Here's a sneak peek at The Braff Group M&A Insider for the April issue:


Drive Medical: Financed and ready


PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. – A recently announced $115 million loan from GE Capital, Healthcare Financial Services, puts Drive Medical in a position to make “game-changing acquisitions,” says Doug Francis, principal and co-founder.

Roscoe Medical under new private equity ownership


STRONGSVILLE, Ohio – Roscoe Medical has finalized a recapitalization with Tenex Capital Management, a private equity investment group in New York, the manufacturer and distributor announced today.

Sanomedics to buy sleep provider for $7M


MIAMI – Sanomedics International Holdings has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire its second sleep services business, Baytown, Texas-based Duke Medical, for $7 million.