The news: Healthcare M&As were booming in the last couple of years, but there’s been a sharp decline in 2022 so far, per KPMG’s recent report.
The biggest deals in Q1’2022:
What’s behind the healthcare M&A slump? After the spike in healthcare M&As during the peak of the pandemic, healthcare companies are probably now taking stock of their business and figuring out how to optimize their integration of new products and services. Plus, healthcare M&As are slowing down in parallel with the economy’s downturn in general, facing challenges like high interest rates and inflation.
What’s next for digital health companies? As many digital health players navigate pandemic-era growth and partnerships, all signs are pointing towards comprehensive care.