Strategic Partnering

Trends in Surgery Center Mergers and Acquisitions for 2020

Jim Freund, senior partner at ASCs Inc. and Becker’s Healthcare very first vendor partner more than 25 years ago, sat down with Laura Dydra, the editor-in-chief of Becker’s ASC Review, to discuss the current status of the the M&A space since COVID-19. Click here to read the entire article at Becker's ASC Review. Topics include: What is your sense of [...]

The ABCs of selling ASCs

For surgery center owners, at some point you will likely consider selling an interest in your practice, ASC and/or real estate. While the motivations are different for everyone, as are the expectations, there are certain aspects of any transaction that are vitally important to consider before you embark on the sales process. A is for AWARE. Be aware that while this [...]

December 19th, 2019|Strategic Partnering|

Helping Physician-owners Sell Their ASC business

Given that many physicians who have sold their ASCs to a strategic partner (ASC management company, hospital or private equity firm) have done so by themselves, physician-owners of ASCs may be interested in better understanding what goes into a successful transaction and what to look out for. Here, Jon Vick, founder and president of ASCs Inc., and Jim Freund, partner [...]

February 14th, 2019|Strategic Partnering|

What’s new in ASC strategic partnerships in 2018?

Why do some centers command values well above other similar centers?  How can you realize maximize value for your center? Demand for centers has increased. ASC management company and local hospital interest in investing in all types of surgery centers continues to be very high, with multiple buyers competing to buy centers.  After over 30 years of management companies investing [...]

March 27th, 2018|Archive, Strategic Partnering|

Maximizing the Value of Your Surgery Center in 2018

Some physician-owners of surgery centers wonder: Why do some centers command values well above other similar centers?  How can I maximize the value of my center? Many physician-owners of ASCs have considered selling an interest to an ASC management company and/or hospital but their centers may not be prepared to attract the highest possible offers.  The information below is intended [...]

February 12th, 2018|Archive, Strategic Partnering|

How to create a strategic partnership with a hospital

There can be significant benefits to having a hospital as a partner for a surgery center, as long as the terms of the partnership are beneficial for the surgery center. If the partnership is not beneficial a center may find that it has sold equity to a non-producing partner and this can prevent the physician-owners from achieving their long term [...]

February 5th, 2016|Archive, Strategic Partnering|

What Do ASC Buyers Look for in Potential Acquisitions?

Jon Vick of ASCs Inc. gives a detailed picture of the ambulatory surgery center buyer’s market, what qualities buyers look for in potential ASC acquisitions and how ASC leaders can position their centers to attract the right buyers. Question: Who are the primary buyers in the current ASC market? To find out the answer to this question, and more, click [...]

January 27th, 2016|Archive, Strategic Partnering|

ASCs Inc. markets your surgery center to the right buyers

Most surgery center owners want the highest price for their surgery center and a corporate partner that will grow the business and its profits. Whether you are selling a minority or majority interest, you want to sell to a partner with a track record of success that places a high value on your surgery center. With over 30 surgery center [...]

January 15th, 2016|Archive, Strategic Partnering|

4 Smartest Things ASC Owners can do Today when Preparing for sale

When physicians decide to open an ASC, business success is top of mind. Conducting present business in a way that maximizes future business, however, is a priority that can escape those who are not extremely planful. Here are four of the smartest things ASC owners can do today to maximize future gains from the sale or transfer of various parts [...]

August 1st, 2014|Archive, Strategic Partnering|