Healthcare Services | Second Quarter 2020
July 2020 – As the first full quarter following the COVID-19 pandemic, M&A transactions declined precipitously. Compared with Q1 2020, Q2 2020 M&A transaction volume dropped 20%, with 322 transactions, according to preliminary figures from Irving Levin Associates Inc. Compared with Q2 2019 (486 transactions), M&A transaction volume in Q2 2020 declined even further at 34%. The Long-Term Care and Physician Medical Group sectors were among the hardest hit, declining 40% and 50% in M&A transaction volume compared with Q1 2020, respectively. Year-over-year, Long-Term Care M&A transactions declined 50% compared with Q2 2019, and Physician Medical Groups fell 63%.
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