Home Health & Hospice’s Biggest Deals

As a prelude to our interactive webinar, “Home Health & Hospice M&A: The Latest Trends,” on May 24, we put together a chart on the largest U.S. deals in the sector since 1993, when our database was created. The result is a map of the mergers and acquisitions that bring us to today’s frenzied home […]

 

Walgreens Buys Pharmacies from Detroit Medical Center

 The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) sold off its retail and outpatient pharmacy business to Walgreens, a unit of Walgreens Boots Alliance (NYSE: WBA), for an undisclosed amount, according to Crain’s Detroit Business. The deal includes seven specialty pharmacy sites and one mail-order service business. The DMC made the move as part of a pharmacy reorganization, a process that […]

 

Health Care M&A Weekly Deals, The Week Ending May 18, 2018

We hope you are enjoying your membership to HealthCareMandA.com. This Health Care M&A Weekly chart below is a selection of transactions announced during the prior week(s). The deals presented here are further elaborated in the monthly newsletter, Health Care M&A News, and in the quarterly report. This information also appears in our online database, Deal Search […]

 

Health Care M&A Weekly Deals, The Week Ending May 11, 2018

We hope you are enjoying your membership to HealthCareMandA.com. This Health Care M&A Weekly chart below is a selection of transactions announced during the prior week(s). The deals presented here are further elaborated in the monthly newsletter, Health Care M&A News, and in the quarterly report. This information also appears in our online database, Deal Search […]

 

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Stat of the week graph

Healthcare Services Roundup through April 2018

It’s been quite a year for healthcare deals in general, with nearly 600 announced transactions in the first four months. That’s 7% more than there were announced in the first four months of 2017. Dollar volume has soared, too. In 2018, $141.8 billion has already been committed to fund the 588 transactions. Thanks to some […]

Eli Lilly Doubles Down on Immuno-Oncology

ARMO BioSciences (NASDAQ: ARMO) is a late-stage immuno-oncology company that develops a pipeline of novel, proprietary product candidates designed to activate the immune system of cancer patients to recognize and eradicate tumors. On a trailing 12-month basis, it generated a net loss of $42.4 million. Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) overlooked the loss as […]

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money sack one hundred dollar bills

Takeda Takes on Shire for $81.5 Billion

Big Pharma deals are back, more than ever. After six weeks of offers, refusals, talks and more, Japanese drug giant Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (OTCQB: TKPYY) reached an agreement to acquire Shire plc (NASDAQ: SHPG) for $81.5 billion, including assumed debt of $19.54 billion. It’s the largest healthcare deal announced ever, unless you count Pfizer’s […]

Fred’s Exits Specialty Pharmacy, CVS Gains

Fred’s Inc. (NASDAQ: FRED) has had second thoughts about the specialty pharmacy business. Three years ago, in March 2015, the retailer acquired Reeves-Sain Drug Store, Inc., a retail pharmacy with a single location in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Included in the $66 million deal was EntrustRx Specialty Pharmacy, a direct-to-consumer operation with three locations in Mississippi and […]

Health Care M&A Weekly Deals, The Week Ending May 4, 2018

We hope you are enjoying your membership to HealthCareMandA.com. This Health Care M&A Weekly chart below is a selection of transactions announced during the prior week(s). The deals presented here are further elaborated in the monthly newsletter, Health Care M&A News, and in the quarterly report. This information also appears in our online database, Deal Search […]

SCIO Health Analytics Sold for $240 Million

ExlService Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXLS), a leading operations management and analytics company, deepened its investment in healthcare analytics with its announced $240 million acquisition of SCIOInspire Holdings, Inc. (SCIO),  a West Hartford Connecticut-based leading healthcare analytics solution and services company (dba SCIO Health Analytics). SCIO helps its clients identify and resolve underlying issues that lead to excessive spending […]