Healthcare Services | Fourth Quarter 2016
January 2017 – Deal volume in healthcare M&A in 2016 totaled 1,536 transactions, 1% higher than 2015, the first year to break 1,500 transactions, according to preliminary figures from Irving Levin Associates. Inc. Spending on deals in 2016 was robust. Deal value in 2016 totaled $255.7 billion, representing a 36% decrease from 2015’s total of $400.3 billion (including $91.2 billion in managed care deals that may dissolve by the end of January, depending on the outcome of federal court challenges).
(Please continue reading by downloading the full report.)