Medical Device Sector Is Most Active in H1:17

The Medical Device sector has been humming. Granted, it comprises a huge range of things, from hip and knee joints to cardiovascular devices. Since 2016, 176 deals have been announced, and $102 billion has been committed based on 73 disclosed prices. Among the 176 deals, 14 target companies specialize in cardiovascular devices, 14 specialize in orthopedic […]

Medical Device Deals Stay Strong in 2016

Medical Devices is finishing the year on a high note. In fact, as of December 29, 2016, deal volume reached 113 transactions, equal to 2015’s total. Deal value topped off at $61.3 billion, a 111% increase from last year’s total of $29.1 billion.

November Sees a Surge in Lab Deals

Four deals in our Laboratories, MRI & Dialysis sector have been announced in the first half of November. That much activity constitutes a surge for this sector, which now stands at 39 deals through all of 2016. With only six weeks left in the year, it seems unlikely that this sector will surpass 2015’s total of 52 […]

March 2016’s Biggest Health Care Deals

Health care companies are still attracting buyers, and those in the services sectors seem to be the hottest. Last month saw healthy deal volume, at 134 transactions. For a year that started slowly for health care mergers and acquisitions, March 2016’s deal volume is only 3% lower than the same month a year ago. Industry […]

Canon Buys Toshiba Medical Systems

Two companies, two strategic plans. That’s what brought Canon Inc. (NYSE: CAJ) together with Toshiba Corp. (OTCQB: TOSYY) in a deal to acquire Toshiba’s medical device business. Toshiba, which makes laptops, home appliances, nuclear power equipment and more, somehow deemed Toshiba Medical Systems as a non-core asset and decided to sell. For its part, Canon […]

Medical Imaging Deals Abound

Only half way through October, we’ve seen three transactions targeting a medical imaging company in our Laboratories, MRI & Dialysis sector. That brings to 10 the number of imaging targets in 2015, out of the current total of 39 deals recorded in the sector. It began on October 1, with Konica Minolta Medical Imaging USA‘s […]