6 Things to Know About the Current ASC Market

Written by Carrie Pallardy | February 24, 2014 | Print  |

Here are six things for ambulatory surgery center buyers and sellers to know about the current market, according to ASCs, Inc.

•    Many ASCs are doing well. Physician-managed centers can have EBITDA margins of 25 to 40 percent.
•    ASC sales represent a diversification opportunity. Selling a portion of an ASC can help physician owners diversify their assets.
•    Increased deal flow. There are more are many companies competing for ASC acquisitions. Owners have the opportunity to review options and sell either a minority or majority share.
•    High, secure prices. Competition in the ASC market has kept offering prices of quality centers high.
•    Incentive to sell. Uncertainty surrounding the future of the ASC market and owners looking for an exit strategy are driving incentive to sell ASC interests.
•    Real estate. There are opportunities for physicians to sell real estate, if they own a medical office building or the ASC's real estate.

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