The Health Care M&A deals chart is a selection of transactions announced during the prior week(s). The M&A transactions presented here are from our Deal Database, which is updated daily to provide our subscribers with the most up-to-date information and trends in the healthcare industry.

The largest deal of the week is Merck & Co., Inc.‘s acquisition of VelosBio for $2.75 billion in cash. VelosBio is a privately held clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to developing first-in-class cancer therapies. VelosBio’s lead investigational candidate, VLS-101, is currently being evaluated in a Phase 1 and a Phase 2 clinical trial for the treatment of patients with hematologic malignancies and solid tumors, respectively. 

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Sanofi SAKiadis$358,265,600
Merck & Co., Inc.VelosBio$2,750,000,000
Novo Nordisk A/SEmisphere Technologies Inc.$1,800,000,000
AptarGroup, Inc.Cohero Health, Inc.N/A
Afya LimitedMedPhone$1,170,103
Home Health Care & Hospice  
Affinity Hospice HoldingsHands of Mercy Hospice of South CarolinaN/A
The Pennant Group, Inc.Riverside Home Health CareN/A
Manipal Health EnterprisesColumbia Asia Hospitals Private Limited$281,900,000
NorCal HealthConnect, LLCPetaluma Valley Hospital$52,600,000
NorCal HealthConnect, LLCHealdsburg District Hospital$15,000,000
Laboratories, MRI and Dialysis  
Knob Creek Acquisition Corp.DMS Health Technologies, Inc.$18,750,000
Long-Term Care  
The Ensign Group, Inc.Country Club Nursing and RehabilitationN/A
Masimo CorporationLiDCO$40,854,359
Medical Devices  
DJO Global, Inc.Stryker’s ankle replacements and finger joint implant productsN/A
Other Services  
Not-for-profit health system7 medical office buildings$135,000,000
Lincoln Advisors11-property medical real estate portfolio$240,000,000
Montecito Medical Real EstateAurora Health Care MOB in Greenfield$74,000,000
CB2 InsightsAPEX Family Medical$1,763,387