The Health-Care M&A Meter: Hot 2018 to Be Followed by Hotter 2019– The outlook for health-care mergers and acquisitions in 2019 suggests even more transactions this year as compared to 2018, with activity in the hospital and health system sector expected to continue, as well as increasing volume of deals in the physician services, home health. and health-care IT sectors.
Q4-2018 Private Equity Industry Update– 2018 resulted in a strong year for private equity fund raising- the second highest fundraising year of all time. The strong deployment of capital has driven up valuation levels and created an even more attractive market for sellers. Despite volatile public market conditions, the outlook for valuations are expected to remain high in 2019.