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2015

Health Care Deal News, July 27, 2015 - Physician Practice M&A Going Strong

Health Care Deal News, July 20, 2015 - Hospital M&A Held Steady in Q2:15

Health Care Deal News, July 13, 2015 - Consolidation Continues for CROs

Health Care Deal News, July 6, 2015 - Second Quarter M&A Spending Tanks

Health Care Deal News, June 29, 2015 - June 2015 Deals Slow Down

Health Care Deal News, June 22, 2015 - Managed Care M&A Ramps Up

Health Care Deal News, June 15, 2015 - Rehab Deals Shows Some Muscle

Health Care Deal News, June 8, 2015 - May 2015 vs. May 2014

Health Care Deal News, June 1, 2015 - Top 5 Health Care Deals in May 2015

Health Care Deal News, May 26, 2015 - Physician Medical Groups Going Fast

Health Care Deal News, May 18, 2015 - Behavioral Health Deals in 2015?

Health Care Deal News, May 11, 2015 - Top 10 Deals of 2015, So Far?

Health Care Deal News, May 4, 2015 - Is the party over for health care M&A?

Health Care Deal News, April 27, 2015 - Nonprofit vs. For-profit Hospital Trends, 2005 to 2014

Health Care Deal News, April 20, 2015 - Billion-Dollar Health Care Deals

Health Care Deal News, April 13, 2015 - Biotechnololgy Blow-Out in 2015

Health Care Deal News, April 4, 2015 - Q1:15 Preliminary Results

Health Care Deal News, March 30, 2015 - Biggest March Deals

Health Care Deal News, March 23, 2015 - Trends in Hospital M&A

Health Care Deal News, March 16, 2015 - Billion-Dollar Deals Top $64 Billion

Health Care Deal News, March 9, 2015 - What are U.S. health care companies buying overseas?

Health Care Deal News, March 2, 2015 - Big Spending in the Short Month of February

Health Care Deal News, February 23, 2015 - Where Private Equity Spent its Healthcare Dollars in 2014

Health Care Deal News, February 16, 2015 - January Health Care M&A Heated Up

Health Care Deal News, February 9, 2015 - Physician Medical Group M&A Transactions

Health Care Deal News, February 2, 2015 - Managed Care Deals in January 2015

Health Care Deal News, January 26, 2015 - Top Five Biotech Deals in January

Health Care Deal News, January 19, 2015 - Biggest Health Care Spenders in 2014

Health Care Deal News, January 12, 2015 - Q4:14 M&A Bests Q4:13

2014

Health Care Deal News, December 22, 2014 - A Record Year for Health Care M&A

Health Care Deal News, December 15, 2014 - The Year in Billion-Dollar Deals

Health Care Deal News, December 8, 2014 - Otsuka America Pays $3.5 Billion Cash for Avanir

Health Care Deal News, December 1, 2014 - 10 Biggest Deals of November 2014

Health Care Deal News, November 24, 2014 - The Top 10 Years Hospital M&A

Health Care Deal News, November 17, 2014 - Fourth Quarter M&A Is Off to a Brisk Start

Health Care Deal News, November 10, 2014 - Home Health & Hospice Deals, 2009 to 2014

Health Care Deal News, November 3, 2014 - October's Top Health Care Deals

Health Care Deal News, October 27, 2014 - Top Acquirers in Q3:14

Health Care Deal News, October 20, 2014 - Top 5 Years for Pharma M&A, Even Without ABBV/SHPG 

Health Care Deal News, October 13, 2014 - Long-Term Care Spending Up 200% in Q3:14

Health Care Deal News, October 6, 2014 - Top 10 Health Care Deals in Q3:14

Health Care Deal News, September 29, 2014 - Top M&A Transactions in September

Health Care Deal News, September 22, 2014 - Biotech Deals Surpass 2013's Total

Health Care Deal News, September 15, 2014 - Hospital M&A Picks Up

Health Care Deal News, September 8, 2014 - August's Deal Volume Rundown

Health Care Deal News, September 2, 2014 - Top 10 Deals in August 2014

Health Care Deal News, August 25, 2014 - What's the Average Price of a Pharma Deal?

Health Care Deal News, August 18, 2014 - Private Equity Health Care Acquisitions Since 2008

Health Care Deal News, August 11, 2014 - July Health Care M&A Tops $70 Billion

Health Care Deal News, August 4, 2014 - Top 5 Health Care Transactions in July 2014

Health Care Deal News, July 28, 2014 - Shire Bulks Up its Rare Disease Pipeline; eHealth Sector Sees Growth; Another Rehabilitation Deal for Agility Health; Sofinnova Closes Its Ninth Biotech Venture Fund

Health Care Deal News, July 21, 2014 - AbbVie and Shire Finally Make a Deal; Hospitals as Acquirers in 2014; The Ensign Group and LHC Group Announce Home Health Acquisitions; Pain Treatment Brings in $8 Million for Virobay

Health Care Deal News, July 14, 2014 - Salix Pharma Buys Cosmo Technologies, Second Quarter Healthcare Deals Explode, China’s CITIC Capital Buys U.S. Dental Firm DDS LAB, Boston Scientific Invests $15 Million in Mvalve

Health Care Deal News, July 7,2014 - CooperVision Buys Sauflon Pharmaceuticals, June Healthcare M&A Results, Ampersand Capital Exits ViraCor-IBT Labs, Cidara Therapeutics Completes Series A Financing

Health Care Deal News, June 30, 2014 - Cancer Genetics Makes Gentris its Second Deal of the Year, Q2 Health Care M&A Tops $130 Billion, Beaumont Health is the Newest Big Hospital System, Navitor is the New Biopharma

Health Care Deal News, June 23, 2014 - Medtronic Buys Covidien, Top 10 Health Care Deals in June 2014

Health Care Deal News, June 16, 2014 - Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) is Rocking Pharmaceutical M&A, Interest in Health Care on the Part of Private Equity Firms is at a Fever Pitch, PE Firms are Still Focused on the Services Side of Healthcare

Health Care Deal News, June 9, 2014 - Biotech Startups are Still Big Attractions for Pharmaceutical Companies, Drugs Deals Have Been Big Business this Year

Health Care Deal News, June 2, 2014 - St. Jude Medical Finally Pulled the Trigger to Exercise its Option to Buy the Percentage of CardioMEMS it Doesn't Already Own, Deal Volume, 2014 is Proving to be a Break-Out Year in Several Healthcare Sectors

Health Care Deal News, May 27, 2014 - The Deal Makers at Novartis Were at it Again Last Week, It’s Only May, and Already the Managed Care sector has Recorded 10 Deals, Private Equity Firms can’t get Enough Healthcare Deals Lately

Health Care Deal News, May 19, 2014 - Boston Scientific Corp. is on a Roll This Month, Merck & Co. has Been Selling Assets like it’s Going out of Business, New York City-based Flatiron Health Raised $130 Million for its Series B Round

Health Care Deal News, May 12, 2014 - The Pharma Deals Kept Coming Last Week, U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. is at it Again, EndoGastric Solutions Announced it had Completed Raising $30 Million from Existing Investors

Health Care Deal News, May 5, 2014 - It’s the Deal That Isn’t a Deal – yet, Home Health & Hospice Companies Have not Been Announcing Many Transactions, As if There Weren’t Enough Money Chasing Biotech Startups

Health Care Deal News, April 28, 2014 - Novartis AG Announced That it was Trading its Vaccine Business to GlaxoSmithKline plc, Private Equity Groups are Back in Action This Year, A Medical Device Company Announced the Completion of its Series B Financing

Health Care Deal News, April 21, 2014 - Orphan Diseases are Attracting a lot of Attention From Pharma Companies in Recent Years, Deal Volume in the First Quarter, The M&A Market for eHealth Companies is Still Slow

Health Care Deal News, April 14, 2014 - As Usual the Pharmaceutical Sector Recorded the Week’s Largest Deal(s), Health Care Deal Volume was Healthy in the First Quarter of 2014, The Typically Quiet Managed Care Sector has Seen a few Deals Announced

Health Care Deal News, April 7, 2014 - March 2014 Came in Like a Lion, and Some Would say it Went out Like a Lion, The Beginning and End of Each Month Brings a Flurry of Long-Term Care Transactions

Health Care Deal News, March 31, 2014 - Concordia Healthcare Corp. has Acquired Donnatal®, The First Quarter of 2014 Started out with a Surge but is Ending with a Snooze, Investing in Medical Marijuana isn’t Just About Greenhouses and Rolling Paper

Health Care Deal News, March 24, 2014 - Another One Heads for Ireland, Last Week 80 Senior Care Facilities Across 14 States Were Sold

Health Care Deal News, March 17, 2014 - There were a few Foreign-Based Deals Last Week That Were Interesting, Physician Medical Groups Have Seen a Steady Stream of M&A Activity, Sage Therapeutics has Several Things Going for it

Health Care Deal News, March 10, 2014 - There’s a Large and Growing Market for FISH Products, Deal Volume Ticked up Slightly in February 2014

Health Care Deal News, March 3, 2014 - Consolidation Continues in the eHealth Sector, The Pharmaceutical Sector has Been Busier Than Usual in Recent Months, Clinical Research Organizations (CROs) Continue to Attract Investors’ Attention

Health Care Deal News, February 24, 2014 - This one may Turn out to be the Deal of the Year Measured by Acquisition Price, Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania and Highmark, Inc. Have Signed a Definitive Agreement to Merge

Health Care Deal News, February 17, 2014 - M&A in the Medical Device Sector has Picked up Steam in 2014, Platinum Health Care, LLC Announced its Purchase of Skilled Nursing Facilities From Emeritus, M&A in the Medical Device Sector has Picked up Steam

Health Care Deal News, February 10, 2014 - Medical Device Sector Deals are Gaining Momentum, Deal Volume was Decent for the First Month of a New Year, The Market is still Good for Early-Stage Biotech Companies

Health Care Deal News, February 3, 2014 - Technology-side Deals Accounted for Nine of the Top 10 Deals in January, Recent Awards Given to Five Startups by General Electric

Health Care Deal News, January 27, 2014 - The Fourth Quarter of 2013 Exceeded the Performance of the Third Quarter, Quest Diagnostics Last Week Announced its Acquisition of Solstas Lab Partners Group

Health Care Deal News, January 20, 2014 - Deal-making Hasn’t Abated in the The Carlyle Group, December Deal-making is Often Viewed as Being as Hectic, Venture Capital in Medical Device Companies all but Dried up Last Year

Health Care Deal News, January 13, 2014 - The Pharmaceutical Sector saw a Flurry of M&A Activity at the end of 2013 and the Pace Hasn’t Slowed, Big Data Analytics is a Mainstream Topic

Health Care Deal News, January 6, 2014 - Medical Device Maker Stryker Corporation Started off 2014 Much the way it Ended 2013, Pharmaceutical Transactions Dominated the Largest Deals List for the Month of December

2013

Health Care Deal News, December 23, 2013 - Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Made yet Another Acquisition Last Week, Last Week was a Busy one in the Pharmaceutical Space

Health Care Deal News, December 16, 2013 - November 2013 saw Seven Billion-Dollar Deals Announced, Clinical Research Organizations (CROs) are Still Hot Properties, VC Firms are Pouring Their Love into Late-Stage Companies

Health Care Deal News, December 9, 2013 - As Pharmaceutical Companies Slash Their R&D Budgets Biotechs are Profiting, What a Difference a Year Didn’t Make, We’re Seeing More and More Interest in Behavioral Health Care

Health Care Deal News, December 2, 2013 - Deal-Making Seemed to Take a Holiday Last Week, Managed Care Transactions Have Been Few and Far Between This Year, Biotech and Pharma Aren’t the Only Areas Attracting VC Attention

Health Care Deal News, November 25, 2013 - Clovis Oncology, Inc. Made a $200 Million Bet on Lucitanib, Physician Medical Groups are Another Hot Sector that Appears to be Heating up as the Year Winds Down

Health Care Deal News, November 18, 2013 - Hands Down the Largest Deal of the Week was Shire plc’s, Home is Where the Heart is, and it’s Where the Health Care Acquirers are Focused, Health Insurance has Made Headlines this Month Even in the M&A Space

Health Care Deal News, November 11, 2013 - The Medical Devices Industry Made Headlines During the Government Shutdown in October, It isn’t Every Week That we get News of a Major Home Health & Hospice Deal

Health Care Deal News, November 4, 2013 - Preliminary Data Show a Pickup in M&A Activity in October, Chartwell Retirement Residences is at it Again, Calithera Biosciences Successfully Completed a $35 Million Series D Financing

Health Care Deal News, October 28, 2013 - The Largest Deal on the Technology Side of Health Care Wasn’t for a Drug, Our Third Quarter M&A Results are in—or out, The Largest Deal in the Health Care Services Sector Landed Squarely in the “Other” Category

Health Care Deal News, October 21, 2013 - Antibody-Drug Conjugates were all the Acquisition Rage Last Week, Fortis Healthcare is Selling Quality HealthCare Medical Services, MedImmune, Inc. was Busy This Week

Health Care Deal News, October 14, 2013 - Not Many Deal Announcements Disclosed Prices Last Week, Verax Biomedical Incorporated Completed a $12 Million Financing That will Position the Company for Aggressive Growth in 2014

Health Care Deal News, October 7, 2013 - Deal Volume Held Steady in September, Two weeks ago we noted the “surge” of deals in the Rehabilitation sector, This is More About the Pipeline, Not What’s in it

Health Care Deal News, September 30, 2013 - It’s All in the Timing, Behavioral Health Care is Hot, Investors Just Can’t Seem to Get Enough of New Biopharmaceutical Companies

Health Care Deal News, September 23, 2013 - It was a Quiet Week for Deal Making on the Technology Side of Health Care, The Usually Quiet Rehabilitation Sector Got a Jolt Last Week, German Hospital System Rhoen-Klinikum AG is Back On

Health Care Deal News, September 16, 2013 - AstraZeneca plc (NYSE: AZN) Beefed up its Oncology Pipeline, Consolidation is in the air for Privately Held Pharmacy Benefits Management (PBM) Companies

Health Care Deal News, September 9, 2013 - C. R. Bard, Inc. Announced it will Acquire Rochester Medical Corporation, Everyone and Everything Seems to Take a Break in the Month of August, M&A Activity Picked up Last Week

Health Care Deal News, September 3, 2013 - The Biggest Deal of Last Week was, of Course, Amgen’s, To say that M&A Activity in the eHealth Sector is Becalmed Could be Considered an Understatement, Community Health Systems was in the M&A Spotlight

Health Care Deal News, August 26, 2013 - Pharmaceutical Companies Have Been the Busiest Acquirers so far This Year, Last Week C.R. Bard (NYSE: BCR) Announced it had Struck a Deal to Acquire Privately Held Medafor, Inc., Aging in Place

Health Care Deal News, August 19, 2013 - It was a Quiet Week in the Services Sector, It’s Medical Device Monday Here, Never Underestimate a Human Being’s Self-Obsession

Health Care Deal News, August 12, 2013 - Kolberg, Kravis Roberts & Co. (NYSE: KKR) Followed its June Acquisition of PRA International, Hark back to July 2012

Health Care Deal News, August 5, 2013 - Of Course we can’t Ignore the Second Largest Deal to be Announced Last Week, July 2013 was the Hottest Month on Record Here in the Northeast

Health Care Deal News, July 29, 2013 - Humana, Inc. Announced it has Signed a Definitive Agreement to Acquire American Eldercare Inc, Merger and Acquisition Spend Picked up Significantly in the Second Quarter of this Year

Health Care Deal News, July 22, 2013 - The Heat is on Thanks to Last Week’s Announced Merger Between Two New York City Health Systems, Health Care Mergers and Acquisitions Turned in a Decent Performance in June

Health Care Deal News, July 15, 2013 - Hospitals are the Conceptual Fulcrum of an Accountable Care Organization, Rochehas Acquired Constitution Medical Inc

Health Care Deal News, July 8th, 2013 - Sabra Health Care REIT, Inc. Purchased Greenfield of Woodstock, With the Evolution of the Accountable Care Organization Ongoing, we Decided to Look at Who is Buying What

Health Care Deal News, July 1, 2013 - For Deal Junkies There’s Nothing Better than Starting off a Week with a Multi-Billion-Dollar Deal, What are Private Equity Firms Buying in the Health Care Market in 2013

Health Care Deal News, June 24, 2013 - It’s not Often we See a Deal for Standalone Rehabilitation Facilities, Transactions in the Hospital Category are Notoriously Fragile, The Pharma Floodgates Have Opened and the Deals Just Keep on Coming

Health Care Deal News, June 17, 2013 - The U.S. Supreme Court’s Ruling Last Week that Human Genes are not Patentable Sent us into our Database, Suddenly the Medical Devices Sector is Hot

Health Care Deal News, June 10, 2013 - Latin America Continues to Attract U.S. Health Care Companies, May was a Great Month for Deal-Making Especially in the Pharmaceutical Sector

Health Care Deal News, June 3, 2013 - The Largest Deal to Take Place on the Services Side was Set in the South Pacific, The Medical Devices Sector has Taken a Huge Hit When it Comes to Mergers and Acquisitions

Health Care Deal News, May 27, 2013 - It was a Quiet Week on Services Side of Health Care M&A, Pharmaceuticals Sector is Finally Fulfilling all the Earlier Predictions of Increased M&A Activity, IPOs are Making a Come-Back of Sorts

Health Care Deal News, May 20, 2013 - Things were Tamer in the Long-Term Care Sector Last Week, In the first four months of 2013, The Biotechnology Sector has Racked up 21 Deals, The Drama Continues in the Pharmaceuticals Sector

Health Care Deal News, May 13, 2013 - Although Deal Volume Didn’t Hit Record Levels in April 2013, the Values of the Deals Announced were Healthy, The Current Surge in the U.S. Stock Markets is Boosting the Number of Private Equity Exits From All Things

Health Care Deal News, May 6, 2013 - Deal-Making in the Long-Term Care Sector Stayed Strong Through April, The Long-Term Care Sector Typically Leads All Others in M&A Activity, Call This The Pipeline Itself

Health Care Deal News, April 29, 2013 - OPKO Health Inc. (NYSE: OPK) is at it Again, At $120 Billion a Year, Medical Imaging is a Significant Market

Health Care Deal News, April 22, 2013 - Deal-Making Remained Slow in March 2013 with just 64 Deals Announced, The List of Life Technologies Corporation’s Many Suitors Narrowed Down to One Last Week, Venture Capital is still Pouring into Biotech Companies

Health Care Deal News, April 15, 2013 - Just Five of the 22 Hospital Mergers or Acquisitions that were Announced in Q1, Swiss Giant Roche is Pairing its Expertise in Neurodegenerative Diseases, It’s all about Relationships in the Venture Capital World

Health Care Deal News, April 8, - Two Kansas Hospitals Owned by Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth Health Service Corp. (SCLHS) have been Purchased, Deal-Making in the Health Care Space Slowed Considerably in the First Quarter of 2013

Health Care Deal News, April 1, 2013 - February Saw a Good Bit of M&A Activity with Some Sizable Prices, Hepatitis C Doesn’t Excite Anyone Except Investors

Health Care Deal News, March 25, 2013 - As a Health Care Sector, eHealth is a Robust M&A Segment, Obagi Medical Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: OMPI) Agreed to Merge with Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc

Health Care Deal News, March 18, 2013 - Clinical Contract Research Organizations are Seeing some M&A Action Recently, Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBST) has Acquired the Rights to Ceftolozane

Health Care Deal News, March 11, 2013 - The Pharmaceuticals Category Woke up in February, Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) was on the Acquisition Trail Last Week as it Announced a $235 Million Bid for Privately Held dbMotion, Ltd

Health Care Deal News, March 4, 2013 - Do-It-Yourself Home Health Care is Big Business, All the Recent Attention Given to the Acquisitions of Physician Medical Groups by Hospitals and Other Providers

Health Care Deal News, February 25, 2013 - Where Did All the Deals Go? M&A Activity Goes Off the Fiscal Cliff in January

Health Care Deal News, February 11, 2013 - Inspiration Biopharmaceuticals Inc. is in Bankruptcy Proceedings, Spotlight On: Biotechnology

Health Care Deal News - February 19, 2013 - Behavioral Health Care-- The Sector Gears Up for Growth in 2013

Health Care Deal News - February, 4, 2013 - HCC Best Practices for Proactive Medical Management, Pernix Therapeutics Holdings Inc. (NYSE: PTX) is Another Company on an Acquisition Roll

Health Care Deal News- January 28, 2013 - Same Story: More Deals, Fewer Dollars than 2011

Health Care Deal News- January 21, 2013 - 2012 M&A = Maybe & Almost-- Year posts 1,063 deals, But Only $143.3 Billion Total Spend, Apollo Hospitals Group Agreed to Sell its Outsourcing Business

Health Care Deal News- January 14, 2013 - Houston, Texas-based University General Health System (OTCQB: UGHS) Took Aim at the Dallas, Texas Market, When the End of a Fiscal Quarter Coincides with the End of a Calendar Year

Health Care Deal News- January 7, 2013 - The 2012 Billion-Dollar Club - Slowing Down: Just 31 Buyers Spent $82.6 Billion, Allergan, Inc. (NYSE: AGN), Maker of Botox, Agreed to Pay $350 Million Upfront for SkinMedica, Inc