Two Accounting Factors That Will Raise the Value of Your Business

Your business has grown and you now find yourself in a precarious situation: you don’t have the proper financial procedures to efficiently and effectively manage your newly found success. You are not alone! There is no reason to feel bad about it, most entrepreneurs primary focus is cash flow, not diligently structuring their books and […]

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2018 Specialty Pharmacy Market Update

The past year in specialty pharmacy was rampant with activity. On the PBM side, we saw aggressive consolidation to combat increased competition. On the legislation side we watched the battle over repealing the alternative care act rage on. Last but not least, reimbursements underwent more disruption due to increasing medication costs and an aging America. […]

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When is The Right Time to Sell Your Pharmacy?

  Every business owner considers the question eventually: Is it time to sell my business? The opportunity to work for yourself instead of working for others is the best reward of any entrepreneur. Arguably, the second greatest reward is building equity in your business and then exiting for a high valuation and monetizing your equity. […]

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Diplomat Acquires Focus Rx

FLINT, Mich. — Sept. 11, 2017 Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: DPLO), has completed its acquisition of Focus Rx Pharmacy Services Inc., a specialty and infusion pharmacy with two locations in New York state. Focus Rx is a customer-focused health care partner that provides home infusion and specialty prescription management services. This acquisition bolsters Diplomat’s offering of […]

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How to Select a Sell-Side Advisor

The sale of a company is a major event for its owners, management, employees, and other stakeholders. It is an intense, time-consuming process with high stakes, usually spanning several months. Consequently, the seller typically hires an investment bank and its team of trained professionals (“sell-side advisor”) to ensure that key objectives are met and a […]

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2017 Long-Term Care Pharmacy Market Update

The results are in and healthcare M&A activity continues to be a strong performer in the first half of 2017. Continuing the 2016 spending trend which recorded an estimated $36 billion in total deal value, a 60% increase over 2015. This is great news for an industry that is experiencing more activity now than at […]

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Guardian Atlanta acquires Collier’s Personal Care

We are happy to announce that Guardian Pharmacy of Atlanta has acquired Collier’s Personal Care, a long-term care pharmacy in Dunwoody, GA. This transaction allowed Jim Collier, the founding owner, to exit 100%.  Jim’s partner, Hank Heller, will stay on with Guardian Pharmacy of Atlanta to support account management and sales activity. Collier’s business will add […]

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Guardian Announces New Partnership with Ron’s Pharmacy Services

Dear friends and colleagues, I am proud to announce that Ron’s Pharmacy Services, located in San Diego, CA, has joined the Guardian family.  Ron Belville and his wife Janna have been serving the long-term care market in Southern California since 1981.  Ron’s Pharmacy Services has seen great success and now serves 12,000 patients.  More recently, Bob Smith, […]

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