Veterinary Consolidation Outlook: Pushing Beyond Your Current Plateau

Fueled by vibrant private equity interest, veterinary practice consolidation continues to accelerate and multiples are as high as ever. More than 50 corporate groups are now shopping for practices, and for the first time, the number of corporate purchases overtook independent transactions.

The rising competition for acquisition targets, market saturation, shifts in consumer behavior, and an unprecedented shortage in the veterinary workforce call for a more systematic approach to scaling a veterinary enterprise and expanding margins post-acquisition.

  • TUESDAY, JUNE 22, 2021
  • 12 P.M. - 1 P.M. EST
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Hosts & Speakers

John Volk is senior consultant with Brakke Consulting, the largest consulting firm serving the global animal health, veterinary and pet care markets. He is highly knowledgeable about companion animal, equine and food animal practice. John is principal author of five landmark studies of the veterinary profession: Brakke Study of Financial and Economic Behaviors of Veterinarians (1998), AVMA-Pfizer Business Practices Study (2005), Bayer Veterinary Care Usage Study (2011-13), VPI-Veterinary Economics Financial Health Study (2014), and Merck Animal Health Veterinary Wellbeing Study (2018, 2020). He has authored several articles for veterinary journals, and is highly sought after as a speaker at veterinary conferences, especially on topics such as practice consolidation, preventive care plans and pet insurance.

This webinar will be of interest to executive leadership, animal healthcare investors, entrepreneurs, and others involved in the industry.

We’ll dive into the following topics:

  • Status of veterinary practice consolidation: market share, acquisition pace, and future projections
  • Reasons for the increase in consolidations and top challenges
  • Key revenue drivers in veterinary services
  • Six essential components for growing a successful veterinary group
  • Systematizing acquisition, integration, and improvement of practices using the Consolidator Operating Framework