Report: Healthcare M&A skewing toward regional partnerships

The total number of mergers and acquisitions in healthcare fell below historic figures for the second quarter of the year, but total transacted revenue remained high at $8.5 billion. Trends appear to be shifting however, with an increasing number of regional partnerships occurring among health systems as opposed to acquisitions of independent hospitals.

Report: Fewer health system M&A deals in Q1 2021 offset by larger transactions

Though the number of merger and acquisition deals in the first quarter of 2021 fell below historical averages, the size of the deals was far bigger than the same period last year, a new report from Kaufman Hall shows. The total transacted revenue was $8.8 billion, the second-highest Q1 figure in the last five years.