July 4, 2019
With 12 deals, the second quarter of 2019 was lighter on M&A than some, but the acquisitions that did happen were major — like UnitedHealth Group acquiring PatientsLikeMe, Allscripts snapping up ZappRx, and even a small quiet Apple acquisition (which came to light this quarter but likely occurred before then).
And mergers and acquisitions weren’t the only exits happening this quarter. Much...
April 3, 2019
The first quarter of 2019 is behind us and both Rock Health and Startup Health have released their funding report for the quarter.
Both agree that funding for Q1 2019 is down relative to other recent years. But both see other reasons to be optimistic about digital health investment.
Rock Health tracked $986 million of investment across 61 digital health deals in the US, which is lower than both...
March 25, 2019
Nashville, Tennessee-based Change Healthcare, a health IT company currently owned by a joint venture of McKesson, Blackstone and Hellman & Friedman, has filed to raise $100 million in an upcoming IPO. The company has hired Barclays, Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan as its underwriters, and plans to list its shares on the Nasdaq stock exchange.
In the filing, Change Healthcare wrote that it will...
October 7, 2016
As we reported just a few weeks ago, 2016 has thus far proven to be a pretty big year for mergers and acquisitions, and the third quarter was a nice representation of that trend, with 15 acquisitions, one merger, and two IPOs.
Mergers and Acquisitions
The acquisition that has gotten the most attention this year (most likely for the digital health outsider aspect) is Apple’s acquisition of health...
July 7, 2015
The year so far has seen 136 digital health investment deals over $2 million, for a total of $2.1 billion in funding according to Rock Health's mid-year report. Rock Health tracks a narrower range of digital health companies than others and only tracks deals over $2 million.
That number puts the first half of 2015 just $70 million shy of 2014's first half and more or less on track to match 2014'...