Red-hot market for buying dental, veterinary and other health practices begins to cool

The purchase prices of clinics skyrocketed over the past few years as large consolidators had been snapping up the clinics of veterinarians, dentists and others in recent years.Michel Euler/The Associated Press The red-hot market for buying professional health practices has begun to cool. Large consolidators, many backed by international private equity funds, had been snapping … Read more

Dentalcorp considers deals to sell itself a year after IPO

Dentalcorp Holdings Ltd. DNTL-TCanada’s largest consolidator of dental clinics, is considering selling itself just a year and a half after setting a record for an initial public offering of a health care company. Dentalcorp announced Monday its board had launched a strategic review to assess its options to “unlock shareholder value.” The company raised $700 … Read more