Employers are looking for ways to manage ever-rising healthcare costs while attracting and retaining talent, and specialty benefit management companies are playing a key role.  

“Employers and payors have always been focused on managing rapidly expanding healthcare costs, but that focus has become more pronounced in the current macroeconomic environment,” says Clark.   

"We are seeing accelerated growth and investor demand for specialty benefit managers that can effectively manage complex, high-cost disease states through engaged, value-based provider networks, technology, and care management solutions,” adds Owens.  

In this new report, we explore this opportunity for M&A investors, covering essential topics:  

  • Sector demand drivers and spending by specialty category  
  • Key players, recent investments, and company spotlights across six high-spend specialty areas   
  • Notable transactions in the space over the last five years  

See the full report.