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Device/Diagnostics Quarterly Deal Statistics, Q1 2014

A look at financing, M&A, and alliance activity, January–March 2014

Executive Summary

Device financing dropped more than 40% to $714 million in Q1; Smith & Nephew’s $1.7 billion acquisition of ArthroCare overshadowed acquisitions. Diagnostics companies raised $568 million, a 34% increase over 2013’s final quarter; nonprofits provided assets to diagnostics firms in multiple licensing arrangements.

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