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Device/Diagnostics Quarterly Deal Statistics, Q4 2016

Medtech companies raised $2.4 billion in the fourth quarter, the second-strongest of the year; Q4 device M&A deals totaled $9 billion in value, led by Allergan's $2.9 billion buy of Acelity's LifeCell division. Diagnostics financings finished out the year at $721 million, an increase over the previous quarter and 2016's second-highest quarter, but diagnostics M&A activity was the lowest of the year at $87 million, with only two completed acquisitions.

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Allergan Adds Accretive Aesthetics Assets In $2.9bn LifeCell Acquisition

Allergan will pay $2.9bn in cash for LifeCell, a division of Acelity, adding its first regenerative medicine portfolio and marking its first commercial-stage deal in more than a year. The company hopes to exploit the surgical products for aesthetic uses beyond breast reconstruction.

Commercial Deals

Device/Diagnostics Quarterly Deal Statistics, Q3 2016

Q3 medtech financing doubled in dollar volume to $3 billion, with debt offerings again representing the majority of the aggregate; acquisitions totaled $5.3 billion, mainly due to Johnson & Johnson’s $4.3 billion buy of Abbott Medical Optics. Diagnostics financings, which brought in $85 million, continued to decline, but at $5 billion, acquisitions showed a slight increase over the previous quarter, with Danaher’s takeover of Cepheid accounting for most of the M&A volume.

Market Intelligence Deals

Pacts In Medtech, September/October 2016

Derived from Strategic Transactions, Informa’s premium source for tracking life-sciences deal activity, this new bimonthly Pacts In Medtech column pulls up notable technology alliances, R&D partnerships and commercial collaborations. This month we highlight deals announced in July and August 2016.

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