Healthcare Alive and Kicking, Thanks in Part to Technology
October 04, 2012
So far this year, private equity investors have invested in 151 U.S. companies primarily involved in the Healthcare industry, according to the PitchBook Platform. Although investment activity in the industry as a whole is down from last year, which saw a total of 242 completed healthcare deals, the Healthcare Technology Systems sector is alive and kicking. With 26 deals completed in 2012 to date, the sector is on track match its highest yearly deal count of 33 deals, set in 2008. The bulk of Healthcare investment activity, however, continues to take place in the Services sector.
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