PE Shying Away from IT Buyouts; Healthcare Set to Grow Past Challenges
October 08, 2015
McGladrey's Q3 IT and Healthcare Industry Spotlights have been released. Powered by PitchBook data and full of insight from McGladrey's deal teams, the reports cover a wide range of topics including M&A activity, PE deal flow and public-to-private transactions.
PE buyers are choosing caution in the face of high multiples, focusing on building out previously acquired platforms. The proportion of buyouts in the first half of 2015 dropped to about 22% of all PE activity, with add-ons making up well over 50%.
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Growth prospects for the U.S. healthcare industry remain strong. Consumer demand continues to grow as sizable demographics age and more consumers obtain insurance. In Q2, total U.S. M&A value in the space came in at $85 billion, with the average deal size lofty at $1.3 billion.
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