In the first quarter of 2014, the total volume of deals remained consistent with the same period in 2013; however, the value of announced deals rose 152% to $12.3 billion.
This issue of US Health Services Deals Insights Quarterly brings you PwC’s perspective on deal activity in the industry and features the following:
Market update: A summary of M&A deals and trends for the previous quarter.
Market spotlight: This issue focuses on the role of the customer in the evaluation of healthcare transaction strategies. As many healthcare investment hypothesis stress the importance of market share to their enterprise evaluation - whether in terms of population served or lives managed - we discuss the risks, opportunities, and diligence considerations that may help better assess the landscape of potential deals.