National Health Investors (NYSE:NHI) has boosted its presence in Texas. The company announced it has acquired a pair of skilled nursing facilities in the state, one located in Canton, and the other in Corinth. The total price of the buy is $26.3 million.

The two facilities are both less than two years old, and combined, have 254 beds. The company quoted its CEO Justin Hutchens as saying that "these two newly constructed, strong-performing assets are a great fit for NHI's diversified portfolio."

The firm said that it funded the acquisition from borrowings under a revolving credit facility.http://www.snl.com/irweblinkx/file.aspx?IID=102983&FID=16752091 

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