M&A insights to keep you one step ahead of the ever-evolving healthcare industry.
June 2021
Healthcare Technology & Software
Featured M&A Articles by Steve Zacharias, Managing Partner at Transact Capital
The Train is Leaving the Station
Commanding a Premium Sale Price: 5 Areas to Take Action Now
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Webinar Slide Deck: Breaking Through Barriers to Demonstrate the Value of Virtual Care by Bryan Arkwright, Transact Capital M&A Advisor for AdvocateAuroraHealth
Transact Capital M&A Advisor, Bryan Arkwright, highlights the impact telehealth can make in healthcare, the challenges and complexities of defining the value of virtual care based on traditional ROI models, and lessons learned from organizations that have successfully implemented telehealth.

Healthcare Deals Keep Hot Pace as Economy Pushes Past Pandemic by Christopher Brown for Bloomberg Law
Healthcare M&A is growing rapidly with 207 deals closed or announced in April 2021, marking the third month this year that exceeded 200 deals. For comparison, only four months in 2020 exceeded 200 deals.

Beyond COVID-19: Four Ways AI is Shaping the Future of Healthcare by Angela Lanning & Gerry Meklaus for healthcare innovation
The four biggest ways AI tech will drive healthcare forward are 1) automating processes and improving efficiencies, 2) predicting risk and suggesting interventions, 3) revealing patterns in disease, and 4) empowering patients to proactively manage their health.

63 Digital Health Companies were Acquired in Q1 2021  by Mercom Capital Group
A total of 63 digital health companies were acquired in Q1 2021, an increase from the 52 deals completed in Q4 2020. Telemedicine companies and practice management solutions saw the most M&A activity in the digital health space, followed by clinical decision support, healthcare analytics, and patient engagement solutions.

Machine learning is booming in medicine. It is also facing a crisis by Casey Ross for STAT
As machine learning continues to drive billions of dollars of investment in the field of medicine, flawed studies are hindering its credibility. A growing list of research papers rely on limited data, do not specify statistical methods, and don't distinguish results between different races, genders, ages, and geographies.

Top 10 M&A Mistakes Series:
Transact Capital Managing Director, Jonathan Brabrand, authored and released $100 Million Exit: Your Roadmap to the Ultimate Payday in April 2020. The book analyzes large M&A successes and failures to draw practical, actionable advice that company owners can implement to increase the value of their business and be better prepared for an exit. The following is the sixth in a running newsletter series Top 10 M&A Mistakes detailing passages from Jonathan's book.
M&A Mistake #4: Lack of Preparation
First-time sellers are often surprised by the amount of work that needs to be completed at the beginning of an M&A process. Having labored over the decision to sell their business for months or even years, once the decision is made, they expect buyers to be contacted and the process to begin in earnest. They think that the hard part is deciding to sell. Once they’ve decided, they think they’re ready to roll. Don't fall into this trap...

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To learn more about the Healthcare Advisory Group, please contact Mike Gaetano at (804) 612-7101 or