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The Corporate Squeeze: How Corporate Consolidation is Disenfranchising Associate Veterinarians and Fueling Startups

Dec 31, 2019

Anthony Mahan, Esq., MBA

In case you have been hiding under a rock the last few years, corporate consolidators have thrown piles of cash at acquiring veterinary practices throughout the U.S., which has resulted in lucrative practice purchases at astonishing valuation multiples. The corporate feeding frenzy is directed at multi-doctor practices with large client bases, healthy financials, geographic locations in greater metropolitan areas, and owners with short-term retirement goals (hereinafter the “Key Practices”). The general consensus is that these Key Practices...

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From the VetPartners Experts: All Valuations Are Not Created Equal

May 29, 2019
Practice Valuation
Lorraine List

Suppose you are an associate at ABC Animal Hospital and you’re considering the purchase of 20% of the practice from the owner. She hired a veterinary valuation expert two years ago to value the prac...

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2019 VetPartners Mid-Year Meeting Hot Rocks Presentations Announced

May 21, 2019
VetPartners Meetings
Sarah Rumple

The end of May is nearly here, and as the days heat up and the kids prepare for the final days of school, you should be preparing for the VetPartners 2019 Mid-Year Meeting. This year’s meeting w...

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From the VetPartners Experts: The Value of Good Financial Documents

May 8, 2019
Practice Valuation
Ed Antes

Now that tax season has come and gone, I am starting to enter my busy season of performing and updating practice valuations. Every year when this happens, I am always amazed by the diversity of the qu...

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From the VetPartners Experts: The Ultimate in Responsible Ownership

Apr 25, 2019
Client Education
Paul Criscione

If you assume that a friend or relative will love and care for your pet as much as you do, think again. Only one of five Americans has an up-to-date will and only 20% of those include provisions for p...

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