Available: Healthcare Facilities Industry Newsletter Year-End 2014

Mercer Capital’s Value Focus: Healthcare Facilities Industry Newsletter is a biannual publication providing perspective on valuation issues pertinent to Healthcare Facilities professionals. The Healthcare Facilities newsletter highlights the following segments: acute care hospitals, assisted living facilities, emergency services, home care and hospice, long-term care, surgical centers and rehabilitation facilities. Each issue includes typically includes macroeconomic and industry trends, mergers and acquisitions review, guideline company pricing, and more.

Excerpting from the discussion:

Healthcare companies outperformed the broader market during 2014, and the sector is poised for strong gains in 2015. An improving economy and rising consumer spending, coupled with favorable healthcare dynamics, have benefited the sector. Overall, current valuation trends and expectations are positive for healthcare facilities, with growth in both revenue and profitability expected in 2015. Though challenges exist, expectations for the sector remain optimistic following strong performance in the second half of 2014.

This issue also includes the special supplement Fairness Opinions: Evaluating a Buyer’s Shares from the Seller’s Perspective.

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