Report: Health Care M&A Activity Could Set Record
In the second quarter of 2011, a total of $73.7 billion was spent on 243 mergers and acquisitions in the health care industry, according to an Irving Levin Associates report. The report projected that total spending on M&As in the health care sector in 2011 could approach the $250 billion mark on about 950 deals, which would be a record on dollars spent on M&A in the industry.
- "Health Care Industry Sees Spike in Mergers & Acquisitions" (Cardiovascular Business, 7/22).
- "Health Care M&A Activity on the Rise" (Hartford Business Journal, 7/19).