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M&A Risks in the Middle Market Healthcare Services Sector Print E-mail
Written by Kevin Olvera & Shaun Buckley | BDO   
Friday, 09 February 2018 18:51

Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in 2017 was at a high level with an enormous amount of capital available, Low borrowing costs, a strong equities market and a low rate of organic growth in many sectors of the economy. One industry sector that continues to be very active is healthcare services. This sector covers a broad array of services such as acute care, chronic care, and technology. There is a higher than average level of M&A activity in this area even though transaction multiples tend to be higher than in many other sectors.

M&A activity in the healthcare and life sciences sectors has been driven predominately by increased regulation in the marketplace, and consolidation of a...

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