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Device/Diagnostics Quarterly Dealmaking Statistics, Q4 2018

A look at the financing, M&A and alliance activity in October–December 2018

Executive Summary

Device fundraising in the fourth quarter totaled $1.5bn, a 42% decrease from Q3's $2.6bn. Q4 M&A activity reached $8.6bn. Q4 diagnostics financings brought in $1.2bn (a 32% increase over Q3) and M&As totaled $1.3bn (the second-highest quarter of the year).

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