Health Care Deal News- October 22, 2012


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October 22, 2012 Issue:


  1. Recent Health Care M&A Deals 
  2. Hospital M&A Market--
    Acquisitions Dissolving, And When A Deal Is Not A Deal
  3. Spotlight on: E-Health
  4. Webcast Calendar


Recent Health Care M&A Deals





 Quest Diagnostics

 Clinical Outreach Laboratory Business







 Lifetech Scientific Corp.

 $66 million






 Women's Health Business

 $95 million

 Merck & Co. Inc.

 HCMV Portfolio

 $143 million

 BioCryst Pharmaceuticals

 Presidio Pharmaceuticals

 $101 million


Capital Roundtable Conference: Private Equity Investing In Middle-Market Private Equity Healthcare Services Companies
Thursday, November 15, 2012, 7:30 am-5:00 pm ET
Regardless of November’s election results, healthcare services in the U.S. will never be the same. As a result, private equity firms are scrambling to identify who the leading providers will be, and how they can be matched with the right insurers, hospitals, group practices, and other players. From urgent care centers to nursing schools to rehab clinics, opportunities for superior returns are plentiful. Chairing this ALL-NEW conference, we are very happy to welcome, Scott A. Perricelli, Partner, LLR Partners Inc. Along with Scott, we’ll have a team of 20 knowledgeable panelists who are among the leaders in achieving outstanding investment results.  Go to: to register.


Hospital M&A Market--
Acquisitions Dissolving, And When A Deal Is Not A Deal

For some reason, there appears to be a lot of recent media interest in the hospital M&A market, with the belief that hospital mergers are increasing. The reality, however, tells a slightly different story. Part of the hype also involves a misunderstanding of what is really going on when various hospitals and health systems make their announcements.......Read more


AVAILABLE NOW - New Sector M&A Reports!
Our team of experts at The Health Care M&A Information Source has been working around the clock to bring you the inside scoop on the latest in the health care M&A market. Our newest M&A reports are loaded with crucial transaction information, current and historic, to help you make smart investment decisions in these health care sectors: Biotechnology; Home Health and Hospice; Hospital; Managed Care; Medical Device; Not-for-Profit Health Care; and Pharmaceutical.


Spotlight on: E-Health
The e-health market continues to be one of the most active sectors with nine announced acquisitions
in September and 25 for the third quarter. How much of the activity is related to the hype around ObamaCare
is anyone’s guess
........Read more

Conference Calendar...Click here to see more