Healthcare services M&A deal volume up in 2016

BVWireIssue #175-2
April 12, 2017

Merger and acquisition activity in the healthcare industry’s services sectors increased in 2016, in deal volume but not in the dollar value of transactions, according to the newly released 2017 Health Care Services Acquisition Report from Irving Levin Associates. Deal volume for the healthcare services sectors rose 1%, to 942 transactions, versus 935 in 2015. The dollar value of those deals fell 49%, to $72 billion, compared with $140 billion in 2015.

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