Ventas Names Chief Information Officer, VP of Investor Relations

Ventas (NYSE: VTR) has two new members on its senior management team. The Chicago-based health care real estate investment trust (REIT) announced on Friday it hired Bhavana Devulapally as chief information officer (CIO) and senior vice president. Juan Sanabria also joins the firm as vice president, investor relations. The pair will report to Ventas Executive […]

These Were the Busiest Senior Living Bond Underwriters in 2016

The busiest senior housing underwriter in the country last year wasn’t a large, multinational financial corporation—instead, it was an investment bank a fraction of that size. Chicago-based specialty investment bank Ziegler was the top health care/senior living municipal underwriter by number of financings in 2016, with 80 bond issues worth about $4.46 billion, according to Thomson […]

NHI CEO: ‘Trance’ Over Senior Housing Cap Rates Could End

Competition seems to be ramping up among senior housing owners seeking deals, and an expected shift in pricing might be why. In fact, executives at Murfreesboro, Tennessee-based National Health Investors (NYSE: NHI) have been “in a trance” over senior housing cap rates—and they believe other senior housing owners have been, too. “We’ve been in a trance […]

Execs Rank Interest Rates as Top Senior Housing Value Driver

A majority of senior housing executives believe interest rates will be the biggest driver for cap rates going forward, indicates a new survey conducted leading up to the 2013 National Investment Center (NIC) for the Seniors Housing & Care Industry conference, but investors are keeping an eye on new construction as well.  For 2014, executives […]