Timely Insight Into the Trends and Forces Shaping the ASC Industry

BOCA RATON, Fla., April 29 – HealthCare Appraisers, a leading healthcare valuation and advisory firm with offices nationwide, released its comprehensive 2020 Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) Valuation and Benchmarking Surveys. Research from these surveys reveal data points and narrative relating to ASC valuation multiples and transaction trends, insights into ASC management fees, and benchmarking statistics related to ASC operations.

For the second year, HealthCare Appraisers collaborated with members of the Ambulatory Surgery Center Association (ASCA) to provide an expanded opportunity for participation in the 2020 survey. Respondents collectively own or manage more than 1,200 ASCs across the United States, representing approximately 20 percent of the ASC market. Participants include ASC management companies, health systems, freestanding ASCs, and ASC investment bankers and business brokers. “We were pleased to again collaborate with ASCA which provides unprecedented access to industry leaders in the marketplace who have tremendous insight,” said Matthew Muller, ASA, director at HealthCare Appraisers and author of the survey. “Highlights of the 2020 survey include an expanded list of survey participants, including 25% more valuation survey respondents, insights on what is driving strong investor demand in ASCs, and commentary related to current market trends impacting ASCs.”

HealthCare Appraisers’ first ASC valuation survey was conducted in 2003 and has since become an indispensable industry resource. Complimentary copies are available to ASC providers, health systems and health law attorneys. For others, the survey is available for purchase. More information can be found at www.healthcareappraisers.com.

Additional contributing experts are Nicholas J. Janiga, ASA, partner, Daniel L. Levin, CFA, ASA, manager, and David Y. Lo, CFA, manager. HealthCare Appraisers’ ASC valuation experience is extensive and led by a team which has valued hundreds of ASCs for well-known surgery center management companies, health systems, physician investors, and private equity platforms. HealthCare Appraisers also provides ASCs with valuation services related to capital equipment and real estate transactions, as well as litigation support and expert witness services.

HealthCare Appraisers is a pioneer in the field of healthcare valuation and advisory services and is recognized for its thought leadership and proven track record. With eight offices strategically located throughout the country and 100+ dedicated team members, HealthCare Appraisers works with clients – ranging from small, solo physician practices to large, national hospitals and healthcare systems – in all 50 states and abroad. www.healthcareappraisers.com.