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June 1, 2021

Israel’s medical devices sees a rise of 57.38% in deal activity in Q1 2021

Led by $1.07bn asset transaction with Lumenis, Israel’s medical devices industry saw a rise of 57.38% in overall deal activity during Q1 2021, when compared with the last four-quarter average, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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A total of 24 deals worth $1.42bn were announced in Q1 2021, compared with the last four-quarter average of 15.25 deals.

venture financing was the leading category in the quarter with 15 deals which accounted for 62.5% of all deals.

In second place was M&A with five deals, followed by private equity with four transactions, respectively accounting for 20.8% and 16.7% of overall deal activity in the Israel’s medical devices industry during the quarter.

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In terms of value of deals, M&A was the leading deal category in Israel’s medical devices industry with total deals worth $1.13bn, while venture financing and private equity deals totalled $196.5m and $88.4m, respectively.

Israel medical devices industry deals in Q1 2021: Top deals

The top five medical devices industry deals accounted for 88.9% of the overall value during Q1 2021.

The combined value of the top five medical devices deals stood at $1.26bn, against the overall value of $1.42bn recorded for the quarter.

The top five medical devices industry deals of Q1 2021 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Boston Scientific’s $1.07bn asset transaction with Lumenis

2) The $70m private equity deal with DarioHealth by Driehaus Capital Management, Farallon Capital Management, More Provident Funds, Nantahala Capital Management, Perceptive Advisors, Phoenix Insurance and Pura Vida Investments

3) Insight Partners, Olive Tree Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures, Qumra Capital, Shenzhen Capital Group and Tiger Global Management’s $50m venture financing of TytoCare

4) The $38m venture financing deal with Ibex Medical Analytics by 83North Venture Capital, aMoon Partners, Dell Technologies Capital, Octopus Ventures and Planven Entrepreneur Ventures

5) DarioHealth’s acquisition of Upright Technologies for $31m.

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