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Device/Diagnostics Quarterly Deal-Making Statistics, Q4 2017

A look at the financing, M&A and alliance activity in October–December 2017

Executive Summary

Device fundraising during the fourth quarter totaled $2.6 billion, making it the strongest quarter of the year. Q4 M&A activity reached $3.9 billion, higher than Q3's $3.4 billion, but still one of the lowest quarters of the year. Both fourth quarter diagnostics financings and M&As hit an all-year low of $622 million, and $2.8 million, respectively.

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