Health Care Deal News - June 4, 2012


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June 4, 2012 Issue:


  1. Recent Health Care M&A Deals 
  2. The Premiums They Paid, Part I-
    A New Series Explores Premiums In Health Care M&A
  3. Spotlight on: E-Health
  4. Conference Calendar


Recent Health Care M&A Deals





 MAQUET Cardiovascular (Getinge Group)

 Catheter and vascular access kits (Avalon Laboratories)






 Stiefel (GlaxoSmithKline plc)

 Rights to WBI-1001 anti-inflammatory drug (Welichem Biotech, Inc.)

 $50.0 million

 Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd.

 Multilab Industria e Comercio de Produtos Farmaceuticos Ltda.

 $270.0 million

 Valeant Pharmaceuticals International

 Certain assets of Swiss Herbal Remedies Limited

 $25.0 million





Jones Memorial Hospital

Dr. Cudahy family practice



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The Premiums They Paid, Part I-
A New Series Explores Premiums In Health Care M&A

This month we inaugurate a series of articles on the premiums that are paid in health care acquisitions and takeovers. The premium/discount is the amount by which the purchase price exceeds/falls below the target company’s share price, generally as priced the day before the deal is announced. Naturally, the occasion for a premium (or a discount) arises in only a subset of the deals we cover.........Read more


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Spotlight on: E-Health
Quality Systems (NASDAQ: QSII), a California company that develops and markets health care information systems, recently announced acquiring Matrix Management Solutions, a value-added reseller for NextGen Healthcare, a QSII product. It provides revenue cycle management services and health care IT solutions, among others, to its clients nationwide........Read more

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