Healthcare Services | Fourth Quarter 2014

February 2015 – With more than $386.7 billion and 1,256 deals, 2014 healthcare M&A volume was the largest in this century, according to preliminary figures from Irving Levin Associates, Inc. The combination of robust levels of private equity (over $1.2 trillion dollars committed to private equity funds as of Q4 2014, according to Preqin) and favorable credit markets helped spur deal activity during the year. For global institutions, the favorable corporate tax rates for companies domiciled overseas accelerated transaction volume.

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February 3, 2015