Healthcare M&A slowed in 2Q2017

BVWireIssue #178-3
July 26, 2017

Healthcare merger and acquisition activity slowed in the second quarter of 2017, according to new data from Irving Levin Associates. Compared with the first quarter of 2017, deal volume decreased 15%, to 366 transactions. Deal volume was also lower compared with the same quarter the year before, down 14%. Combined spending in the second quarter reached $95.8 billion, an increase of 62% compared with the $59.1 billion spent in the previous quarter.

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