Total medical devices industry deals worth $29.3bn were announced globally for November 2022, with Johnson & Johnson’s $16.6bn acquisition deal with Abiomed being the sector’s biggest investment, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked an increase of 419.5% over the previous month of $5.63bn and a rise of 149.2% when compared with the last 12-month average of $11.74bn.

In terms of number of deals, the sector saw a drop of 32.04% with 140 deals in November 2022 when compared to the last 12-month average of 206 deals.

In value terms, North America led the activity with deals worth $28.91bn in November 2022.

Medical Devices industry deals in November 2022: Top deals

The top five deals accounted for 97.6% of the overall value during November 2022.

The combined value of the top five deals stood at $28.56bn, against the overall value of $29.3bn recorded for the month.

The top five medical devices industry deals of November 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Johnson & Johnson’s $16.6bn acquisition deal with Abiomed

2) The $8.9bn acquisition of Summit Health by VillageMD

3) WerfenLife’s $2bn acquisition deal with Immucor

4) The $615m acquisition of Apollo Endosurgery by Boston Scientific

5) Arsenal Capital Partners’s $449m private equity deal for 18% stake in Certara