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Device/Diagnostics Quarterly Deal Statistics, Q1 2013

A look at financing, M&A, and alliance activity, January–March 2013

Executive Summary

Device companies kicked off 2013 by raising $1.1 billion via 45 transactions; the only device M&A transaction in Q1 to exceed the billion-dollar mark was Cardinal Health Inc.’s $2.07 billion acquisition of AssuraMed. Diagnostics firms began 2013 by raising a total of $286 million in the opening quarter, a 46% improvement over Q4 2012’s tally.

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