Deals Decreased in the Medical Equipment Industry in Q3 2015

GlobalData’s “Medical Equipment Quarterly Deals Analysis: M&A and Investment Trends – Q3 2015” report is an essential source of data and trend analysis on the mergers and acquisitions (M&As) and financing in the medical equipment market. The report provides detailed information on M&As, equity/debt offerings, private equity, venture financing and partnership transactions registered in the medical equipment industry in Q3 2015. The report discloses detailed comparative data on the number of deals and their value in the past five quarters, categorized into deal types, segments, and geographies. The report provides information on the top private equity, venture capital and advisory firms in the medical equipment industry.

GlobalData derived the data presented in this report from proprietary in-house Medical eTrack deals database and primary and secondary research.

M&As Decreased In Q3 2015

Mergers and acquisitions (M&As), including asset transactions, recorded decrease in the number of deals and deal values in Q3 2015 with 142 deals worth $23.1 billion, as compared to 158 deals worth $26.4 billion in Q3 2014. On a quarter-on-quarter basis, the number of deals and deal values increased in Q3 2015, compared to 129 deals worth $21.3 billion in Q2 2015.

Number Of IPOs Decreased In Q3 2015

Global equity offerings, including initial public offerings (IPO), secondary offerings, and private investment in public equities (PIPEs), recorded an increase in the number of deals and deal values with 105 deals worth $4.3 billion in Q3 2015, compared to 54 deals worth $2.4 billion in Q3 2014. On a quarter-on-quarter basis, the number of deals decreased and deal values increased in Q3 2015, compared to 113 deals worth $3.9 billion in Q2 2015.

The IPO market recorded decrease in the number of deals and deal values with eight deals worth $1.5 billion in Q3 2015, compared to 15 deals worth $1.8 billion in Q3 2014. On a quarter-on-quarter basis, the number of IPOs and their values decreased in Q3 2015, compared to 22 deals worth $2.4 billion in Q2 2015. Besides, 37 secondary offerings worth $1.6 billion and 60 PIPE deals worth $1.2 billion were reported in Q3 2015.

Venture Capital Investments Increased In Q3 2015

The venture capital (VC) segment reported 124 deals worth $1.8 billion in Q3 2015, as compared to 220 deals worth $1.6 billion in Q3 2014. On a quarter-on-quarter basis, the number of VC deals reported declined and their values increased in Q3 2015, compared to 172 deals worth $1.7 billion in Q2 2015s.

Khosla Ventures, LLC topped the list of venture financing firms by participating in eight deals worth $213m between Q3 2014 to Q3 2015.

North America Recorded Decline In The Number Of Deals Q3 2015

North America recorded a decrease in the number of deals and an increase in deal values in Q3 2015. The region registered 349 deals worth $40.1 billion in Q3 2015, compared to 447 deals worth $26.3 billion in Q3 2014. On a quarter-on-quarter basis, the number of deals and deal values decreased in Q3 2015, when compared to 406 deals worth $45.6 billion in Q2 2015.

Europe recorded a decrease in the number of deals and deal values in Q3 2015 with 135 deals worth $5.9 billion, as compared to 142 deals worth $25 billion in Q3 2014. On a quarter-on-quarter basis, the number of deals and deal values decreased in Q3 2015, when compared to 160 deals worth $6.2 billion in Q2 2015.

Asia Pacific recorded an increase in the number of deals and deal values in Q3 2015. The region reported 80 deals worth $4.7 billion in Q3 2015, as compared to 65 deals worth $478.3m in Q3 2014. On a quarter-on-quarter basis, the number of deals decreased and deal values increased in Q3 2015, when compared to 85 deals worth $1.7 billion in Q2 2015.

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