Colony Capital Foresees Senior Housing Pressure, Continues Portfolio Restructuring

Leaders with Colony Capital (NYSE: CLNY) expect continued headwinds to affect the company’s senior housing portfolio but believe that conditions are improving for skilled nursing facilities. Meanwhile, the Los Angeles-based real estate investment trust (REIT) is continuing to restructure its health care portfolio, most recently converting a RIDEA arrangement to a triple-net lease. Overall, the […]

New Bidder Emerges to Challenge Welltower’s QCP Acquisition

Welltower Inc.’s (NYSE: WELL) proposed $1.95 billion acquisition of Quality Care Properties (NYSE: QCP) may have hit a bump in the road. QCP on Tuesday announced that it has received an acquisition proposal from a third party, and that the real estate investment trust’s (REIT’s) board of directors believes the proposal could reasonably be expected to […]

Brookdale as Takeover Target: Where Are the Buyers?

Goldman Sachs naming Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) as one of six top acquisition targets in the health care sector earlier this week has refueled conversation about the future of the major senior living provider. But the Goldman report left one big question unanswered—who might the buyer be? No potential buyers stand out from the […]

NIC: Senior Housing M&A Volume at All-Time High

Transaction volume within the senior housing sector is at an all-time high, and recently released research findings indicate that commercial real estate professionals don’t expect it to slow any time soon. At the end of the second quarter of 2015, approximately $17 billion in senior living transaction volume was recorded over the past 12 months throughout the United […]

Goldman Sachs: Brookdale a Top Acquisition Target

Goldman Sachs has listed Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) as one of six companies deemed likely acquisition targets in the health care sector, in a report dated Monday. Brookdale was the lone senior housing provider named by Goldman analysts in their report. All have at least a “medium” probability of being involved in an M&A transaction, […]

Metlifecare Buys Out 2 Retirement Village Owners for $92 Million

New Zealand-based retirement village operator Metlifecare (NZX:MET) has agreed to buy rivals Vision Senior Living and Private Life Care Holdings and their combined eight villages for about $116 million ($92 million U.S.D.).  “The merger will strengthen Metlifecare’s presence in the key Auckland retirement village market and ensure that the company continues to compete strongly in […]