The Dynamics Driving Dealmaking in US Healthcare Services
Drawing on data from the PitchBook Platform, Dana Jacoby of Specialty Networks Consulting, within the Brief, analyzes the dynamics driving dealmaking in US healthcare services.
A few key points:
- M&A activity in 2018 represented over $150 billion in aggregate on more than 850 deals completed by financial sponsors and strategics.
- After bottoming out in 2009 at $24 billion across 322 transactions, M&A deal flow expanded at a compound annual growth rate of 23% in terms of value through last year.
- PE’s growing confidence borne of experience.