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Healthcare M&A Watch 2015 Q2 report

This report series covers trending and analysis of U.S. mergers and acquisitions among providers, payers, vendors and pharma/life sciences sectors of the healthcare industry. The Q1 2015 report covers April, May and June 2015 disclosed deal information by sector and region. Published July 20, 2015.

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The Q2 2015 report is part two in a four-part quarterly series. It is an in-depth look at the deal activity of mergers and acquisitions in the U.S.

This 16-page report features more than 21 data charts along with the invaluable insight that you will take away:
  • Understand the M&A landscape and implications to consider
  • See trends and impact of deal activity among the different sectors in healthcare
  • Strategies for your organization's next deal
  • Identify target markets where the most deals are happening
Q2 2015 highlights include:

  • The total value of pending and concluded mergers and acquisitions rose to $176.4 billion in Q2 2015, up from $97.9 billion in Q1 2015, and also surpassing Q4 2014ís $118.7 billion
  • Three of the top five deals in Q2 2015 involved Pharma, biotech and life sciences firms. The biggest: Tevaís $40 billion acquisition of Mylan. but the largest came from the insurance sector, and was Anthemís $53.8 billion acquisition attempt for Cigna.
  • Pending and completed deal value in the provider sector was $23.1 billion in Q2 2015, rising 28.3% from Q1 2015.
  • Deal volume rose, with 314 deals in Q2 2015 compared with 294 deals in Q1 2015 and 279 deals in Q4 2014.

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