Health Care M&A Deals, Week Ending December 20, 2019

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. 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 sector of interest to […]

Seroquel
Seroquel

AstraZeneca Divests More of Seroquel

Piece by piece, AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN) continues to divest the rights of Seroquel and Seroquel XR (Seroquel), a prescription drug for schizophrenia and bipolar, in various major markets. It used to be a big seller for the pharmaceutical giant over the years but has since declined considerably after the FDA approved a generic version of […]

Health Care M&A Deals, Week Ending December 6, 2019

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. 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 sector of interest to […]

big pharma
big pharma

Big Pharma Is Back in the Headlines

It looks like some big pharma companies want to get their holiday shopping done early this year. Two transactions with values north of $1 billion were announced in late November, stimulating a sector that’s been relatively quiet the past few months. The first might not come as a surprise since it’s been circling the rumor […]

Hospice Deals Heat Up

It’s been a busy year in the Home Health & Hospice sector. Deal volume is poised to surpass the record 85 transactions announced in 2018. Through late November, 79 deals are in our DealSearchOnline database and more are expected before year-end. Home health agencies account for the bulk of the transactions every year, making up […]

Lumenis
Lumenis

Lumenis Finally Finds a Buyer

After a four-year partnership, XIO Group has finally sold Lumenis. CVC Capital Partners and FountainVest Partners came incredibly close to purchasing the medical device firm late last year for an estimated $950 million, according to reports in Calcalist, but the deal was never finalized. Fast forward to the present day, and Baring Private Equity Asia […]

Laboratories
Laboratories

LGC Gets New Owners After Multi-Billion Deal

Cinven and Astorg have joined forces to purchase LGC Group from KKR (NYSE: KKR). The two global private equity firms spent $3.88 billion (£3 billion) for the firm, according to sources cited in Private Equity News. LGC provides a range of measurement tools, proficiency testing schemes, supply chain assurance standards, and specialty genomics reagents to […]

Lumenis
Lumenis

PE Firms Trade WIRB-Copernicus for $3 Billion

Leonard Green & Partners, L.P won the auction to acquire WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG) from Arsenal Capital Partners for $3 billion. The purchase value was originally reported in PE Hub Buyouts. WCG is a clinical services organization that enables biopharmaceutical companies, contract research organizations and institutions to accelerate the delivery of new treatments and therapies to patients. […]

medical office building
medical office building

Welltower Shuffles Medical Office Building Portfolio

Welltower Inc. (NYSE: WELL), one of the largest diversified healthcare REITs, is mixing up its medical office building portfolio. Although Welltower is incredibly active in the Long-Term Care sector with its post-acute care facility portfolio, its MOB portfolio is worth highlighting. So far this year, the company has announced $3.5 billion worth of outpatient medical […]

Telehealth Deals Pick Up in 2019

Digital health is hot, if deal volume is any measure (and we think it is). By mid-November, some 195 transactions are already on the books. That total is sure to surpass the 204 deals announced in all of 2018, which set a new record. In our DealSearchOnline database, the eHealth sector has grown in scope […]