Healthcare Services | First Quarter 2017
May 2017 – Deal volume in healthcare M&A for the first quarter of 2017 totaled 395 transactions, 6% higher than the same period in 2016 and 7% higher than the preceding fourth quarter in 2016, according to preliminary figures from Irving Levin Associates Inc. This quarter’s deal volume sets a new record for all Q1 deal volume. Spending on deals was not as robust with $58.7 billion in Q1 2017, a 27% decrease from the same period a year prior, but 56% higher than the fourth quarter of 2016.
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