Healthcare Services | Second Quarter 2015
July 2015 – Announced healthcare M&A transaction in the second quarter of 2015 totaled 312, down 4% compared with the same quarter a year ago, according to preliminary figures from Irving Levin Associates. Inc. Deal value in Q2 2015 reached $54.2 billion, 60% less than the Q2 2014 total of $135.8 billion, which was the largest Q2 on record. One key factor in the lower dollar volume for this year’s Q2 was the lack of billion-dollar-plus acquisitions. Q2 2015 had 10 one billion-dollar-plus transactions, totaling approximately $40.7 billion. The same quarter a year earlier had 14 deals at $1 billion or more, representing a total of $117.1 billion. The Long-term Care sector generated the highest transaction volume for the quarter with 21% of the quarter’s transactions (64 deals) with REITs announcing 14 acquisitions totaling $4.1 billion.
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