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January 20, 2014 Issue:
Recent Health Care M&A Deals
The Carlyle Group
Grupo Biotoscana SL
Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc
Rights to ADX-N05
Rights to LNA drugs
Physician Medical Groups
Praxi mit Nähe
Technology Deal of the Week
Deal-making hasn’t abated in the The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) pays $4.15 billion for Johnson & Johnson’s (NYSE: JNJ) Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics (OCD) business, which operates in 130 countries. OCD is a global provider of solutions for screening, diagnosing, monitoring and confirming diseases. Equity for the transaction comes for Carlyle Partners VI, a $13 billion buyout fund that completed fundraising last November with 269 investors from 43 countries. Barclays and Goldman Sachs are acting as financial advisors to CG, and Latham & Watkins LLP is acting as legal advisor……Want to read more news? Click here for a free trial to The Health Care M&A Information Source and download the current issue today.
December deal-making is often viewed as being as hectic as a shopping mall on Christmas Eve. But December 2013’s health care M&A results were something of a snoozer, compared with the year before. Overall deal volume dropped 21% compared with December 2012. Although the Technology sector—and Pharmaceuticals in particular—had a better month in 2013 (up 24% compared with Dec. 2012), deals in the Services sector cratered (down 45%). We’re still gathering our annual numbers, so stay tuned.
Deal Volume by Sector, December 2013 vs. December 2012
Behavioral Health Care
Home Health & Hospice
Labs, MRI & Dialysis
Physician Medical Groups
Source: Health Care M&A News, January 2014
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Services Deal of the Week
Capella Healthcare is selling Grandview Medical Center, a 70-bed hospital that serves five counties across Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee, to TriStar Health, a division of HCA (NYSE: HCA). The hospital will become part of the Parkridge Health System, which will grow to five facilities in the Chattanooga, Tennessee market. The transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of 2014. Terms of the deal were not disclosed…….Want to read more news? Click here for a free trial to The Health Care M&A Information Source and download the current issue today.
In the Pipeline
Venture capital in medical device companies all but dried up last year, and some analysts predict the dearth of innovations will not be felt for another few years. So it was good news to hear that Ivantis, which developed the novel Hydrus® Microstent device that lowers eye pressure for glaucoma patients, announced it had received an additional $14 million in Series B funding, bringing the total to $46.5 million. The round includes new investors Ascension Ventures, Vertex Ventures, GBS Ventures, EDBI, and MemorialCare Innovation Fund, as well as returning investors NEA and Delphi Ventures……. Want to read more news? Click here for a free trial to The Health Care M&A Information Source and download the current issue today.
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