Monthly Archives: April 2015

New Faces in Big Pharma & the Rise of the Billion Dollar Deal

2017-07-18T19:33:29+00:00

M&A mania is here. Unprecedented deal values for mergers and acquisitions dominated in 2014.  Worldwide M&A was up 47% since 2013 with 95 deals valued greater than $5 billion, as reported by Reuters. Most deals were transacted in the energy, media/entertainment and healthcare sectors. If history is a guide, the cyclical nature of mergers and acquisitions will continue, and healthcare is no exception. Healthcare deals reach a new high.  Is it supply and demand? Deal values more than tripled last year in the healthcare sector, with the average deal at $1.4 billion. Deals in the healthcare industry are getting pricier, driven [...]

New Faces in Big Pharma & the Rise of the Billion Dollar Deal2017-07-18T19:33:29+00:00