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Skilled Healthcare Group, Inc. - The Timing Is Right

While Healthcare M&A activity has been off to a slow start in 2013, one company is rising to the top as a potential future acquisition target. Skilled Healthcare Group Inc. (NYSE:SKH), is an interestingly well-positioned company both in its own merit as a stand-alone firm and as a possible strategic or private equity takeover target. The company has already been through a management led buyout in 2005 and is now owned partially by Onex Corporation (OCX.TO). However, its position in the Long Term Care sector as an operator of skilled nursing and assisted living facilities makes it a great prospective purchase as an add-on for a larger Healthcare private equity portfolio or as a strategic purchase for a...

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