Healthcare

Health systems around the world were recently brought into the spotlight due to COVID-19. The pandemic showed the strengths and weaknesses of different health systems and demonstrated the importance of efficient health systems in promoting and maintaining the health of a population. The long-term impact of the global outbreak remains to be seen, but it is clear the pandemic revealed flaws in health systems. Changes to funding, organization, and institutions may end up being a positive result of a terrible event.

FCL Industry Coverage

 

  • Devices & Supplies
  • Services
  • Technology Systems
  • Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology

M&A Activity

Q1 2021 activity was 6.5% higher than the same quarter last year. That number was 7.3% lower than Q4, which experienced a record number of transactions due to a backlog of deals caused by the pandemic. Similar to other industries, IPOs in the sector also enjoyed a record high of 116 transactions which was more than triple the volume during Q1 2020.