Transactions: Amwell Doubles Down on Behavioral with New Purchases; Cerberus Officially Invests in Lighthouse

Amwell acquires two virtual health care companies After hinting last year at its intentions of acquiring a behavioral health startup, Amwell (NYSE: AMWL) has acquired two virtual care providers, one of which specializes in mental health. The Boston-based telehealth company announced that it has purchased SilverCloud Health and Conversa Health for a combined $320 million. […]

Cerberus Reportedly Buying Lighthouse for $400M in Autism’s First Platform Deal Since Early 2020

Cerberus Capital Management has agreed to buy Lighthouse Autism Center from Abry Partners for a reported value of more than $400 million, according to PE Hub. In reporting the news, the publication cited four sources with knowledge of the deal, which it said is nearing completion. Based near South Bend, Indiana, Lighthouse provides center-based applied […]

Pipeline: Lighthouse Adds Two Centers; New Addiction Treatment Facilities Open

Lighthouse deepens its Indiana footprint Lighthouse Autism Center, which provides applied behavioral analysis (ABA) therapy to children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), has opened the doors to two new locations in its home state of Indiana. Lighthouse’s Valparaiso is located in a newly remodeled facility, which includes therapy spaces for learning, along with a playroom. […]

Pipeline: Hazelden Betty Ford Expands Telehealth Footprint; New Rogers Facility, Autism Centers

Hazelden Betty Ford grows virtual care footprint The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, the nation’s largest nonprofit addiction treatment provider, has announced it is bringing its telehealth services to Missouri residents who have commercial insurance, no matter where they live in the state. The services are part of Hazelden Betty Ford’s RecoveryGo tool, which provides telehealth […]