Health Care M&A Deals, Week Ending December 14, 2018

The Health Care M&A Weekly chart is a selection of transactions announced during the prior week(s). The deals presented here are from our Deal Search Online database, which is updated every business day, in the quarterly report. Visit www.dealsearchonline.com to see how Deal Search Online can help you stay up-to-date on the healthcare market overall, or in a particular […]

 

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GlaxoSmithKline Boosts Its Cancer Drug Pipeline

British drug giant GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK) has entered a new oncology arena with its acquisition of Tesaro Inc. (NASDAQ: TSRO) for approximately $5.1 billion. Tesaro is a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company whose major marketed product, Zejula (niraparib), an oral poly ADP ribose polymerase (PARP) inhibitor, is currently approved for use in ovarian cancer. Specifically, it is in […]

 

Propeller Health Flies to ResMed

And Propeller Health makes three. Three deals in 2018, that is, for ResMed Inc. (NYSE: RMD), which picked up Propeller for $225 million on December 3. ResMed is a global medical device maker with more than 6 million cloud-connected devices for daily remote patient monitoring for conditions like sleep apnea, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) […]

 

UPMC’s Curavi Health Acquires TripleCare Telemedicine

Curavi Health, Inc., a portfolio company of UPMC Enterprises, has acquired TripleCare, a telemedicine company in the post-acute and long-term care sectors, mirroring a growing trend in the e-health sector of the healthcare industry. Curavi’s takeover of TripleCare will give Curavi command of nearly 100 facilities across 14 states in the United States. TripleCare’s telemedicine […]

 

Aeroflow Healthcare Strikes Third Deal in 2018

Consolidation is happening all over the healthcare market, and one little-noticed area is the oxygen-therapy durable medical equipment providers. Aeroflow Healthcare, a home oxygen provider and leading durable medical equipment provider based in Asheville, North Carolina, announced its third deal of the year on December 4. The company is acquiring Wheelock Home Medical’s continuous positive airway […]

Health Care M&A Deals, Week Ending December 7, 2018

The Health Care M&A Weekly chart is a selection of transactions announced during the prior week(s). The deals presented here are from our Deal Search Online database, which is updated every business day, in the quarterly report. Visit www.dealsearchonline.com to see how Deal Search Online can help you stay up-to-date on the healthcare market overall, or in a particular […]

How Moved My Turkey? November Deals Drop 26%

Calm down. So deal volume plummetted 26%, to a mere 136 deals compared with October’s 183 (that’s a monthly record, by the way). November is typically a slower month for deal making, what with a four-day Thanksgiving holiday diverting attention away from healthcare transactions. This November’s deal volume bested last year’s results by 24% (110 […]

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Stat of the week graph

The Top 10 Healthcare Deals of 2018. So Far

It’s been a busy year for healthcare deal makers, and it’s not over yet. With slightly more than 1,700 deals announced as we went to press, this year’s deal volume has already surpassed 2017’s 1,607 total. Dollar volume is on par with last year’s total of $316.3 billion. At the moment, 2018’s spend stands at […]

Health Care M&A Deals, Week Ending November 30, 2018

The Health Care M&A Weekly chart is a selection of transactions announced during the prior week(s). The deals presented here are from our Deal Search Online database, which is updated every business day, in the quarterly report. Visit www.dealsearchonline.com to see how Deal Search Online can help you stay up-to-date on the healthcare market overall, or in a particular […]

CVS and Aetna Make It Final

Fifty-one weeks after pharmacy retail giant CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced its intent to acquire managed care giant Aetna (NYSE: AET), the deal that shook the healthcare industry closed. And now the fun begins. When first announced on December 3, 2017, the deal had many industry players scratching their heads. What does a pharmacy chain with 9,700 […]