Total medical devices industry M&A deals in October 2019 worth $133.62m were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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The value marked a decrease of 89.5% over the previous month and a drop of 96.1% when compared with the last 12-month average, which stood at $3.4bn.
Comparing deals value in different regions of the globe, Middle East and Africa held the top position, with total announced deals in the period worth $66m. At the country level, Israel topped the list in terms of deal value at $66m.
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 October 2019 was the US with 13 deals, followed by Italy with two and The Netherlands with two.
In 2019, as of the end of October 2019, medical devices M&A deals worth $31.7bn were announced globally, marking an increase of 36.4% year on year.
Medical devices industry M&A deals in October 2019: Top deals
The top five medical devices industry M&A deals accounted for 100% of the overall value during October 2019.
The combined value of the top five medical devices M&A deals stood at $133.62m, against the overall value of $133.62m recorded for the month.
The top five medical devices industry deals of October 2019 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) AngioDynamics’ $66m acquisition of Eximo Medical
2) The $24.6m asset transaction with Admedus by LeMaitre Vascular
3) EBOS Group’s $23.02m acquisition of LMT Surgical
4) The $15m asset transaction with US BioDesign by Integer
5) Richter Gedeon Nyrt’s acquisition of Prima-Temp for $5m.
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.