Who’s who in the latest Mergers and Acquisitions?
Mergers and Acquisitions are the big news stories and the big business. Here is the latest collection of reports detailing the trends:
Berkery Noyes reports almost a 20% improvement in the M&A activity in 2012 so far compared with the same period in 2011. Dividing the healthcare, pharma, information and technology area into smaller more specific areas, the profotable specialities can be seen: healthcare business services, medical information and pharma IT topped that table. For further information click here.
It is not just high-tech companies that are getting a slice of the action – home health care companies and hospices are increasingly active. Irving Levin Associates have recently published The Home Health Care and Hospice Acquisition Report, Fourth Edition, 2012 which details some of the eye watering M&A, including those values around $984m for Odyssey Healthcare and $235m for American HomePatient. The potential of growth in M&A activity in this field is exciting.
Terms and Conditions of mergers and acquisitions are coming under increasing scrutiny as this report details (specific to pharma, biotech and diagnostics deals).
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