Q4-2016 Pharmacy Services Update– The large and diversified buyer community within pharmacy services drove increased sector consolidation in the fourth quarter of 2016, as organizations continued to utilize mergers and acquisitions to capture market share and diversify service offerings.
Q2-2016 Pharmacy Services Update– Specialty pharmacy dominated the M&A environment within the pharmacy services sector during Q2. McKesson, Diplomat, and Premier all made sizeable acquisitions to expand their disease state expertise and geographic footprint. Private equity firms were quiet during the quarter, but we expect to see firms become more active in the second half of 2016.
Q1-2016 Pharmacy Services Update– Pharmacy services deal volume during the first quarter was slower than its 2015 levels, but there was activity by private equity firms and both large and mid-size strategic buyers. Acquirers included Nautic Partners, McKesson, PromptCare, and Wellpartner and the pharmacy sectors were diversified across medication management, oncology, home infusion, and 340B.