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Trending Industries – Healthcare

Corporate Restructuring Group – May 2014 newsletter

The Deloitte CRG Newsletter addresses the current state and outlook for the CRG practice, including recent engagements, announcements, case studies and upcoming events.

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Trending industries – Health care

Industries that we are monitoring 
Based on our ongoing review of data from public sources, we are monitoring the continued challenges being faced in the health care industry.

Health care company trend

Stand-alone, not-for-profit hospitals have been increasingly challenged over the past 15 to 20 years, with the clear trend being to sell, merge, affiliate or fold. Marginal not-for-profit hospitals are further challenged by difficulty in accessing the capital markets. The Affordable Care Act has increased the trend of health care systems further pushing into the M&A market in order to acquire strategically important capabilities within the industry. Physicians are also very active in the M&A market, either "selling themselves" to large physician organizations or hospitals, or exiting private practice altogether to become direct employees of these larger organizations.

Featured engagements

Deloitte CRG’s featured engagements this month include work with the following selection of clients: multinational company, restaurant chain, consumer product manufacturer and an interior products company. For an in-depth look at Deloitte CRG’s recent engagements, check out featured engagements.

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