Dexter Braff

Dexter Braff

Monday, May 4, 2020

10:55 – 11:55 AM

Title: Substance Use Disorder M & A: The Deals, The Date, and What It All Means


In this session, we will take a deep dive into the most recent trends in mergers and acquisitions activity in substance use disorder.  By segmenting the data into narrowly defined segments – residential, non-residential, medication assisted treatment, community-based services etc. – and examining the deal trends in each, we will see how the market has shifted over time.  What’s hot, what’s not, what’s next, and why?  Additionally, we will discuss external factors reshaping the market; notably changes in public policy, reimbursement, and treatment models.  Finally, we will discuss where the market is headed in light of all the above, and more.


Dexter W. Braff is President of The Braff Group, one of the nation’s leading health
care merger and acquisition advisory firms (source: Thomson Reuters). Since its
founding in 1998, the firm has completed more than 315 health care deals. With 30
years of experience representing health care services companies, Dexter is recognized
as the industry expert in health care M&A. He has written and contributed to feature articles that have appeared in numerous health care industry publications and has written a chapter in the Handbook of Business Valuation published by John Wiley & Sons. He is frequently interviewed on various topics regarding health care mergers and acquisitions by news outlets including Bloomberg News, CNBC, USA Today, The Huffington
Post, The Palm Beach Times
, and numerous health care sector journals. Additionally, the firm is the publisher of market WATCH, a quarterly review of mergers and acquisitions activity in six industry segments: Behavioral Health Care, Health Care Information Technology, Home Health and Hospice, Pharmacy Services, Urgent Care, and Home Medical Equipment.

Dexter has presented seminars, webinars, moderated discussion panels, and has been the keynote speaker on various issues regarding health care mergers and acquisitions and finance at conferences across the country including Art of the Deal, the Remington Think Tank, Health Care Capital Investors Conference, HME News Business Summit, HHFMA Financial Managers Conference, Treatment Center Investment and Valuation, Foundations: Moments of Change, Behavioral Health Care: Buying, Selling and Valuing, National Association for Home Care, National Home Infusion Association Conference, Homecare 100, Long Term Care 100, Medtrade, Urgent Care Association of America, and many more. He was recently inducted into The Home Care and Hospice Financial Managers Association Hall of Fame as “deal-maker extraordinaire.”

Dexter holds an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh, a Master of Science from the University of Oregon, a Bachelors of Arts from Cornell University, and received the Vincent W. Lanfear Award for academic achievement.

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