Health Care Deal News- March 5, 2012


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March 5, 2012 Issue:


  1. Recent Health Care M&A Deals 
  2. Spotlight on: Venture Capital
  3. Spotlight on: Hospitals
  4. Conference Calendar


Recent Health Care M&A Deals





Abbott Laboratories

Inflammatory drug development deal (Galapagos)

$1.35 billion





DexCom, Inc.

SweetSpot Diabetes Care, Inc.

$8.5 million





Health Management Associates, Inc.

80% interest in five-hospital J.V. (Integris Health)

$60.0 million

Huntsville Hospital

Decatur General Hospital

$25.0 million







$290.0 million


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Spotlight On: Venture Capital
Warp Drive Bio, a start-up biotech focused on drug development from studying microbes and based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, got itself beamed up $125.0 million in financing. The investor syndicate includes Sanofi (NYSE: SNY) along with founding backer Third Rock Ventures and VC firm Greylock Partners.....Read more 


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Spotlight on: Hospitals
Community Health Systems (NYSE: CYH) announced plans to acquire Memorial Health Systems, which owns Memorial Hospital, a 100-bed acute care facility in York, Pennsylvania. This would add a 17th facility to CYH’s network in Pennsylvania. CYH plans to build a replacement hospital within five years on the site of a former golf course...Read more  

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