Healthcare Industry Trends for Mid-Year 2022

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Key takeaways

The SVB Healthcare Investments and Exits 2022 Mid-Year report covers data for the first half of the year. The healthcare industry continues to see strong investor fundraising activity despite a difficult public market and a slow decline in valuations. Download the report for a deep dive into the current healthcare landscape and critical trends to watch. Here are three takeaways from the report:


Healthcare fundraising continues surge

After a record year in 2021, venture fundraising continued to surge, reaching $15.8 billion halfway through 2022 despite poor IPO performance and fear of valuation inflation.


Strong early-stage investment braces for slowdown

Early-stage investment in all four sectors is on track to rival 2021. However, the decline of investment in both early and later stage in Q2 may indicate a slowdown for H2 2022 as many companies look for additional funding to make cash last through 2023.


IPOs and M&As stall

After record venture-backed healthcare exits in 2021, IPOs and M&A were down across all sectors in H1 2022 due to public market volatility.