Ventas to Purchase ARC Healthcare in $2.6 Billion Deal

Ventas, Inc. (NYSE: VTR) said June 2 it has agreed to purchase American Realty Capital Healthcare Trust, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCT) in a stock and cash transaction valued at $ 2.6 billion.

Under the terms of the agreement, ARC Healthcare shareholders will have the option to receive either 0.1688 Ventas common shares or $ 11.33 in cash for each share of ARC Healthcare stock they own, representing a premium of approximately 14 percent over ARC Healthcare’s closing stock price on May 30.


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