Medical devices industry M&A deals in June 2019 total $6.52bn globally

16 July 2019 (Last Updated July 16th, 2019 05:19)

Medical devices industry M&A deals in June 2019 total $6.52bn globally

Total medical devices industry M&A deals in June 2019 worth $6.52bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 15.4% over the previous month and a rise of 96.5% when compared with the last 12-month average, which stood at $3.32bn.

Comparing deals value in different regions of the globe, North America held the top position, with total announced deals in the period worth $5.97bn. At the country level, the US topped the list in terms of deal value at $5.97bn.

In terms of volumes, North America emerged as the top region for medical devices industry M&A deals globally, followed by Europe and then Asia-Pacific.

The top country in terms of M&A deals activity in June 2019 was the US with 18 deals, followed by China with two and France with two.

In 2019, as of the end of June 2019, medical devices M&A deals worth $22.94bn were announced globally, marking an increase of 84.7% year on year.

Medical devices industry M&A deals in June 2019: Top deals

The top five medical devices industry M&A deals accounted for 98.8% of the overall value during June 2019.

The combined value of the top five medical devices industry M&A deals stood at $6.44bn, against the overall value of $6.52bn recorded for the month. The top announced medical devices industry M&A deal tracked by GlobalData in June 2019 was Dassault Systemes’ $5.8bn acquisition of Medidata Solutions.

In second place was the $475m acquisition of Blue Earth Diagnostics by Bracco Imaging and in third place was OrthoPediatrics’ $60m acquisition of Orthex and Vilex.

The $55m acquisition of Singular Bio by InVitae and Merit Medical Systems’ acquisition of Brightwater Medical for $50m held fourth and fifth positions, respectively.

Verdict deals analysis methodology

This analysis considers only announced and completed deals from the GlobalData financial deals database and excludes all terminated and rumoured deals. Country and industry are defined according to the headquarters and dominant industry of the target firm. The term ‘acquisition’ refers to both completed deals and those in the bidding stage.

GlobalData tracks real-time data concerning all merger and acquisition, private equity/venture capital and asset transaction activity around the world from thousands of company websites and other reliable sources.

More in-depth reports and analysis on all reported deals are available for subscribers to GlobalData’s deals database.