Landlords Voluntarily Took Back Seat in Welcov Bankruptcy

To facilitate the transfer of Welcov Healthcare’s 22 skilled nursing facilities to new operators, the provider’s landlords agreed to take a back seat to vendors in the repayment line, with the goal of resolving an unusual bankruptcy proceeding. That’s according to court documents and a recorded hearing, which detail the transfer of operations and the […]

Distressed SNF Takeovers Can Pay Off, But Risks Abound

Struggling skilled nursing facilities present a minefield of potential risks for new owners and operators, but there are ways to mitigate them, even when the current operator is facing serious financial distress. That’s according to Louis Robichaux, senior managing director at the consulting firm Ankura who focuses on health care restructuring, and George Mesires, leader of the senior […]