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Home Health & Hospice Sector Deals Dipped in Q3:19

Deal volume in the home health and hospice sector dipped slightly in the third quarter of 2019, down 23% with 20 publicly announced transactions, compared with 26 acquisitions in the second quarter, according to data from HealthCareMandA.com. Compared with the third quarter of 2018, home health and hospice M&A activity decreased by 20%, when 25 […]

Q2:19 Healthcare Deal Value, Services vs. Technology

Healthcare deal value in the second quarter totaled $138.7 billion, a slight 7% decrease from the first quarter’s $149.0 billion. Both quarters in 2019 featured a single, mega-billion-dollar deal—the $74 billion Bristol-Myers Squibb/Celgene deal in Q1 and the $87 billion AbbVie/Allergan hook-up in Q2—while the second quarter of 2018 included Takeda’s $81.5 billion deal for […]

Q2:19 Posts Strong Healthcare Deal Volume & Dollars

Second quarter deal volume was robust, based on preliminary results. Some 424 deals are on the books for the quarter, representing an 8% increase over the first quarter (394 deals). It’s still a hard comparison with Q2:18 numbers, which had 484 announcements, 12% higher than this year’s period. Spending remained high in the second quarter, […]