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Weekly Health Care M&A Deals Chart
Weekly Health Care M&A Deals Chart

Health Care M&A Deals, March 20, 2020

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 Search Online database, which is updated daily to provide our subscribers with the most up-to-date information and trends in the healthcare industry. To subscribe to our Health Care M&A deals chart and more, visit […]

Thermo Fisher
Thermo Fisher

Thermo Fisher and QIAGEN Merge in Multi-Billion Deal

After a year hiatus from the acquisition trail, Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is back with a big deal. Earlier in March, the medical diagnostics company announced it was acquiring QIAGEN N.V. (NYSE: QGEN) for $11.5 billion, or 23.8x EBITDA and 7.5x revenue. QIAGEN provides sample-to-insight solutions that transform biological materials into molecular insights […]

DXC
DXC

DXC Technology Divests State & Local HHS Business

When Mike Salvino took over as CEO of DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) in September 2019, he announced during his first earnings call that the company was planning strategic alternatives, including the possible divesture of three of its non-core assets, which made up roughly 25% of the company’s revenue. One of those segments included its U.S. […]

ABA
ABA

Blue Sprig Pediatrics Acquires ABA Providers

BlueSprig Pediatrics, with the backing of KKR & Co. (NYSE: KKR), has been an active player in the M&A field. Since BlueSprig was formed in October 2018, it has reported five behavioral health care transactions in three different states, according to our Deal Search Online database. Now it has a foothold in Florida. Last week […]

Retina Consultants of America
Retina Consultants of America

Retina Consultants of America Formed through PE-Backed Merger

And in one fell swoop, Webster Equity Partners has formed a major physician group. The private equity firm announced in early March that it is acquiring and merging Retina Consultants of Houston, Retina Group of Florida, Long Island Vitreoretinal Consultants, and Retinal Consultants Serving Northern California to form Retina Consultants of America (RCA). The platform […]

Pharmaceutical
Pharmaceutical

Pharmaceutical Firms Are Cleaning House to Profit

There’s no doubt it was an unusually slow February in the healthcare M&A market. Historically, the middle of Q1 tends to dip and then rebound by March, but with less than 100 deals on the books, the rapid spread of the coronavirus, Covid-19, seems to have undercut investor confidence, both big and small. And although […]

Retina Consultants of America
Retina Consultants of America

Physician Group Merger Creates Florida’s Largest Orthopaedic Provider

February was a modest month for Physician Medical Group deals. With seven on the books thus far (we expect more to pop up), it beat February 2019’s total by just one deal. However, M&A activity seems to be gaining steam in March, with a number of deals already announced, including two substantial physician groups down […]