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Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Q2 Healthcare M&A Unfazed By Feds With No Slowdown In Sight

Despite regulatory uncertainty, healthcare M&A activity remains constant 

(from HealthcareExec)

More than 200 health services deals were reported in the second quarter of 2018, continuing the ongoing streak of mergers and acquisitions in the sector, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Despite regulatory uncertainty in the healthcare environment, mega-deals marched forward during the quarter, which was the 14th consecutive quarter with more than 200 deals.

Year over year, healthcare deals rose 9.4 percent in the second quarter of 2018. Compared to the first quarter of 2018, deals declined 7.3 percent, with 255, according to PwC’s US Health Services Deal Insights Q2 2018 report.