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.

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Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (2.6/yr) # 5 3 2 8 - - 18
vol $3.8B $335M $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)

According to our data here at Mergr, Universal Health Services has acquired 18 companies, including 13 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%).

When analyzing the healthcare services sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 415 healthcare services companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 35 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 6 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic healthcare services acquirer over the past 3 years is MEDNAX, with 26 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the healthcare services sector over the past 3 years is Nordic Capital with 7 platform acquisitions.

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