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Long-Term Care Deals the Healthcare Transaction Leader in 2018

Long-term care-related mergers and acquisitions topped all other segments in healthcare for deal volume in 2018, according to a new report from PwC. Long-term care transactions represented 412 of 1,182 healthcare deals during the year, according to a report by the firm’s deals practice. Those transactions represented 35% of the volume — the largest percentage of any […]

Anthem-Cigna Merger Affected by Blues Plans

BlueCross Blue Shield Plans: Access Market Intelligence

Anthem-Cigna Merger Affected by Blues Plans The large employer market is playing the lead role in the Anthem-Cigna merger lawsuit. The Department of Justice stated that the health insurance merger would create major concentration when selling health plans and services to large employers. (Health Affairs Blog, December 28, 2016) One interesting aspect of the Anthem-Cigna […]

Pharmaceutical Growth Driven by M&A and Shareholder Value

Pharmaceutical Growth Driven by M&A and Shareholder Value – Biologic and Pharmaceutical companies, along with their financial advisors or venture capital partners, have used mergers and acquisitions over the years to create value in order to keep their leading positions in a changing market. The era of pharmaceutical companies relying on blockbusters for their growth […]