eHealth Activity Climbs in Q3

The eHealth sector came out swinging this quarter, reporting 51 deals, according to our Deal Search Online database. That’s a modest 9% uptick over Q2:19 deals, but a 38% increase over the same quarter in 2018. Year-to-date totals tell a similar story. In 2018, the first three quarters reported 146 deals, while 2019 clocks in with 151 deals so far. Announced prices have followed suit as well. By the end of the third quarter in 2018, there were roughly $12.8 billion in disclosed prices, but in 2019 we’ve seen approximately $17.9 billion in the sector. Four deals disclosed prices north of a billion dollars in the first three quarters of 2018, including Verscend Technologies,... Read More »

eHealth Deals Remain Active in August

August proved to be another busy month for eHealth transactions. According to our Deal Search Online database, there were 18 acquisitions in the eHealth sector in July 2019, and 17 in August. The most popular targets this month were cloud-based and data-analytics providers. There were eight digital health transactions with that focus, including Water Street Healthcare Partners and JLL Partners’ acquisition of THREAD, a virtual research platform used by biopharma, contract research organizations, not-for-profit researchers and life science organizations to capture global clinical study data for clinical studies. Water Street and JLL will invest to further develop and expand... Read More »