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Health care M&A at all time high

Here’s yet another indicator that, as an industry, health care is holding up better than most in this economic environment.

While most corporate deal-making is at a standstill, health care M&A is at an all-time high, as measured by both the dollar value of the transactions and as a percentage of the number of total deals. That’s according to new research from Dealogic.

Two factors are adding fuel to the fire:

  1. Banks continue to see health care as a safe place to extend credit, and
  2. Expectations of more government spending, and the increasing move to EHRs, have buyers looking to make acquisitions.

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