AMN Healthcare completes acquisition of B.E. Smith
AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. has completed the acquisition of B.E. Smith, which has headquarters in Kansas, for a total purchase price of $160m. B.E. Smith is a premier, full-service interim leadership and executive search firm serving healthcare clients across all settings including acute care hospitals, academic medical and children's hospitals, physician practices, and post-acute care providers.
Susan Salka, president and chief executive officer of AMN Healthcare, said, "The recruitment expertise and national talent pool of healthcare leaders provided by B.E. Smith brings immediate strategic value to AMN Healthcare's broad portfolio of innovative workforce solutions. Client reaction to our recent announcement has been very positive, particularly as healthcare organizations are faced with the need for key executive and leadership talent to drive transformation across the care continuum."
Doug Smith, president and CEO of B.E. Smith, commented, "The two companies share a common passion and dedication for delivering differentiated value to the healthcare industry. Talent is of critical importance to healthcare, and we are excited to join AMN Healthcare's prestigious recruitment and workforce solutions brands. Together, we will create even greater value for our clients during this transformational time."