• Healthcare M&A Report 2013

  • Strong Momentum in Healthcare: Trends in Mergers and Acquisitions

    Silicon Valley Bank's annual healthcare M&A report  examines the merger and acquisition behavior of private, venture capital-backed biotech and medical device companies.

    Among the findings:

    Download the Healthcare M&A Report 2013 (PDF)

    Based on an analysis of private merger or acquisition transactions of U.S.-based, venture capital-backed companies between 2005 and 2012, Silicon Valley Bank found continued growth in the number of "Big Exits" among biotech, healthcare services and medical device companies. The study reveals that despite the strong environment for big exits, healthcare Series A investment is on the decline, although corporate venture was part of the investor syndicate in 30% of all biotech Series A equity financings, twice that of previous two years.