The BGL Healthcare & Life Sciences Insider is a periodic research publication addressing capital markets and mergers and acquisitions activity, financial and operating performance of certain publicly-traded companies, and trends within the healthcare and life sciences industry.

In this edition, we feature a spotlight on Senior Housing. Pent up demand from an aging demographic and increasing need for specialized care are supporting strong growth in senior housing, with the sector seeing increasing capital inflows from equity and debt providers.

Consolidation is continuing in a fragmented market, with operators looking to participate at each vertical across the continuum of care. Transaction activity is high with valuations expected to remain attractive into 2014.