September 22, 2018
Jonathan Simnett

The healthtech sector is currently one of the most dynamic in technology M&A.

The market is responding to the perfect storm of financial, regulatory, technological and social change that is delivering significant challenges to health systems worldwide.

Established healthcare providers struggle to respond to the reality of ageing populations, increasing patient demands, more expensive treatments, the rise of lifestyle diseases, data protection and security and immense pressure to reduce the cost of providing effective care while healthcare budgets spiral ever upwards.

We will continue to see high demand from acquirers and significant interest from private equity investors in companies that offer solutions to these challenges. Companies including Amazon, Apple, Google and IBM are targeting the healthcare sector and raising the...

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