Health Care Deal News-February 21, 2012


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February 21, 2012 Issue:


    1. Recent Health Care M&A Deals
    2. Spotlight on: Pharmaceuticals
    3. Spotlight on: Managed Care
    4. Conference Calendar

Recent Health Care M&A Deals





Biogen Idec, Inc.

Stromedix, Inc.

$562.5 million

Medical Devices




CardioNet, Inc.

ECG Scanning & Medical Services, Inc.

$6.4 million

Linden Capital Partners

SeraCare Life Sciences, Inc.

$80.8 million





Carter Validus Mission Critical REIT

St. Louis Surgical Center

$8.47 million

Pola Orbis Holdings, Inc.

Jurlique International (JH Partners)

$358.0 million



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Spotlight on: Pharmaceuticals
In January’s largest pharma deal, Bristol-Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY) is buying Inhibitex (NASDAQ: INHX). Headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, INHX is focused on developing products to prevent or treat serious infections such as shingles and hepatitis C virus. On a trailing 12-month basis, the company generated revenue of $53.0 million and a net loss of $25.0 million. Under terms of the deal, BMY is offering $26.00 per share. Taking into account options and warrants, the total purchase price is $2.5 billion...
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Spotlight on: Managed Care
GTCR, LLC is selling APS Healthcare to Universal American Corp. (NYSE: UAM) for approximately $277.5 million. Based in White Plains, New York, APS is a provider of specialty health care solutions, including disease management and care coordination, clinical quality review and behavioral health services. Under terms of the deal, UAM will pay $147.5 million to retire APS debt; issue $80.0 million in shares of UAM stock; and commit to up to $50.0 million in performance-based contingent payments...Read more  

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