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Spiralling costs and ageing populations fuel healthtech M&A boom

Rapidly converging digital technologies and societal changes have created a “perfect storm” for the global healthcare sector, driving intense innovation and mergers and acquisitions (M&A).

08 FEB 2018 | CHRIS SEEKINGS
Rising demand for wearables and connected systems ©Shutterstock
Rising demand for wearables and connected systems ©Shutterstock

A new report from Hampleton Partners reveals there were nearly $9.5bn (£6.8bn) worth of healthtech M&A deals in the second half of 2017. Read the full article on our Predictions site here