Universal Health Services Acquisitions and Exits, 20 Deals Between 2004 and 2016
healthcare services Company

Universal Health Services has acquired 18 companies, including 10 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

Universal Health Services’ largest acquisition to date was in 2010, when it acquired Psychiatric Solutions for $3.1B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2004, when it sold River Parishes Hospital to LifePoint Health for $24M. Universal Health Services has acquired in 7 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include healthcare services (95%) and education (6%).

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Universal Health Services, Inc.

367 South Gulph Road,
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania 19406
United States,
(610) 768-3300

Universal Health Services, Inc. is a provider of health care services. UHS operating, through its subsidiaries, behavioral health facilities, acute care hospitals, and ambulatory centers. Universal Health Services founded in 1978 and is based in King Of Prussia, Pennsylvania.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (2.0/yr) # 8 2 8 - - - 18
vol $4.2B $350M $580M $5.1B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $24M $24M

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Largest Psychiatric Solutions, Inc.
$3.1B (2010-11-15)
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Largest River Parishes Hospital, LLC
$24M (2004-05-26)

Healthcare Services M&A - Last 3 Years

When analyzing the healthcare services sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 388 healthcare services companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 32 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 7 have acquired more than 10 companies.

The most prolific strategic healthcare services acquirer over the past 3 years is MEDNAX, with 17 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the healthcare services sector over the past 3 years is KKR & Co. L.P. with 7 platform acquisitions.

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