Drive Medical Acquires DeVilbiss Healthcare

Drive Medical announced that it has completed its largest acquisition to date, acquiring DeVilbiss Healthcare from Vestar Capital Partners effective July 2, 2015.  The acquisition provides Drive, one of the fastest growing manufacturers of durable medical equipment, with one of the most valued brands in the respiratory and sleep categories in the healthcare industry.   Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Ardent Recapitalizes with Ventas, Inc.

Ardent Health Services announced today it has recapitalized the company through a sale valued at $1.825 billion to Ventas, Inc. (NYSE: VTR), a leading real estate investment trust (REIT).   

Drive Medical Limited Acquires Park House Healthcare
Drive Medical, a global manufacturer of durable medical equipment, is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Drive Medical Limited of the U.K., has acquired Park House Healthcare, a worldwide manufacturer of pressure prevention products, hospital and long-term care beds, and moving and handling equipment.
Drive Medical Acquires Columbia Medicalâ„¢
Effective March 31, 2015, Drive Medical, a global manufacturer of durable medical equipment, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Columbia Medical*, a premier manufacturer of innovative complex rehabilitation products that enhance the lives of children with disabilities.

*Columbia Medical was formerly a portfolio company of Triton Pacific Capital Partners.
AeroCare Holdings, Inc. Acquires Matrix Medical, LLC
Hyde Park Capital Advisors, LLC (“Hyde Park Capital”) is pleased to
announce the recent sale of Matrix Medical, LLC (“Matrix”) to AeroCare Holdings, Inc. (“AeroCare”). 
K2M Group Holdings, Inc. Announces Pricing of Follow-On Offering
K2M Group Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTWO) ("K2M" or the "Company"), a global medical device company focused on designing, developing and commercializing innovative and proprietary complex spine technologies and techniques, today announced the pricing of a follow-on offering of 6,044,990 shares of its common stock at a price of $18.75 per share. K2M is selling 2,044,990 shares of common stock in the offering and selling stockholders named in the registration statement are selling 4,000,000 shares of common stock in the offering. In addition, certain of the selling stockholders have granted the underwriters a 30-day option from the date of the prospectus to purchase up to 906,748 additional shares of common stock at the public offering price, less underwriting discounts.
Drive Medical Acquires Specialised Orthotic Services Ltd.
Drive Medical Limited, a leading manufacturer and distributor of durable medical equipment in Europe, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Specialised Orthotic Services Ltd. (SOS), an innovative manufacturer and distributor of specialized seating and mobility products, effective January 23, 2015. Drive Medical Limited is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Drive Medical.
Drive Medical Acquires Business of Primus Medical

Effective December 15, 2014, Drive Medical is pleased to announce the acquisition of the business of Primus Medical, LLC, a leading manufacturer of innovative long-term care beds and related products.  Located in Ohio, Primus manufactures high-quality leading-edge long-term care products, including full-function low beds, bariatric beds, lifts and chairs, therapeutic air and foam mattresses, lifts, slings and safety products.  Primus has enjoyed great success in its launch of the PrimePlus®B1750 High Capacity Bed and PrimeCare®B901 High/Low Bed.

AeroCare Holdings, Inc. and MergeWorthRx Corp. Announce Definitive Agreement to Merge

Oct. 15, 2014, MergeWorthRx Corp. (MWRX), a special purpose acquisition company focused on the U.S. healthcare services market, and privately-held AeroCare Holdings, Inc. (AeroCare), a national leader in home respiratory therapy services with annual revenue of approximately $150 million, announced today that they have signed a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which AeroCare will become a publicly traded company through an all-stock merger with MergeWorthRx. The transaction, when consummated, will provide the post-merger company with additional capital as well as public company currency to enhance and expand its organic growth initiatives and for future strategic transactions.

Drive Medical Acquires Dupont Medical, A Leading Manufacturer and Distributor in France

Drive Medical, a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of durable medical products, announces that it has acquired Dupont Medical, one of the leading manufacturers and distributors of healthcare products in France. The Company operates from a 175,000 square- foot, state-of-the-art facility located in Frouard, France.