June 14, 2019 - ARM/RCM Issue:
Middle-Market M&A - Global Dealmaking Rises Again in Q1 2019 after Slow End to 2018

By: John Reiss
In the first quarter of 2019, global deal value totaled USD$798.6 billion, a 9% rise quarter-on-quarter, but nearly 15% below the same period the year before. Meanwhile, volume figures fell by more than 30% quarter-on-quarter to 3,557 deals.

News You Can Use
5 M&A Advisors on What Sellers Worry About Most  
By:  Axial      
Selling a business is a big decision, and a little anxiety about the process is normal. We asked five M&A advisors about the biggest concerns they hear from clients. What's the top concern you hear from prospective sellers, and what's your advice?   

6 Success Factors to a Sales Process
By:  Tom Edens 
  1. The Company Shareholder has readied him/herself for the next phase of life.
  2. The M&A market is favorable - equity markets are good and leverage is available & inexpensive.
  3. The Company has successfully addressed and all/most of the important valuation drivers.
  4. The Company has hired advisors with ability to achieve a successful outcome.
  5. Involve the Key Management Team in the process.
  6. Make sure capital expenditures are maintained for growth.
ARM/RCM - Recent Industry Transactions
Target Description 
May 2019
Golden Gate Capital 
Ensemble Health Partners (Bon Secours Mercy Health) 
RCM provider 
May 2019
Collectcents Inc. 
General Revenue Corporation (GRC) 
Provides college and university focused asset recovery  

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