June 5, 2023
M&A | Tea Leaves
  • BJC HealthCare of St. Louis and Saint Luke’s Health System of Kansas City said that they are exploring a merger that could create a 28-hospital academic health system valued at around $10 billion. The combined company wouldn’t have geographic overlap, which seems to be key for U.S. hospital operators that want to expand (and cut costs) without attracting antitrust attention. (Article here)