The fireworks didn’t end on the Fourth of July, at least for the health care M&A market. Preliminary data shows deal volume rose 16% to 121 deals, compared with June’s 104 deals. Thanks to the mega-deals among health insurers and generic drug makers, deal value was approximately $166.6 billion, up 883% over June’s $16.9 billion. A full report will be published in the August issue of Health Care M&A News.
Top 5 Health Care M&A Deals in July 2015
|Anthem, Inc.||Cigna Corporation||$54.2 billion|
|Teva Pharmaceuticals||Allergan Generics||$40.5 billion|
|Aetna||Humana Inc.||$37.0 billion|
|Celgene Corporation||Receptos, Inc.||$7.2 billion|
|Centene Corporation||Health Net, Inc.||$6.8 billion|
|Source: Health Care M&A News, July 31, 2015|