March Added One Mega-Deal, and Saw Another One Halted

After a busy M&A month in February, with 125 deals reported, March didn’t disappoint. Preliminary results show deal volume equaled the previous month’s total. The figures look good, in the face of the recent stock market swings, the Trump administration’s talk of trade wars and cancelling trade deals. But a look back to March 2017 shows this month’s deal volume is down 19% compared with the 155 deals logged then. And that wase in the face of the Trump administration’s efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Check out the April issue of Health Care M&A News for the deal volume and value charts, by sector. We’re not saying this year’s healthcare market is lacking in... Read More »