HEALTH INSURANCE

Industry Buzz: LabCorp and Quest Swept Up in Insurance Contract Partner Swap

Can you imagine Scarlett and Rhett swapping partners with Romeo and Juliet? Something like the laboratory industry equivalent of that scenario took place on May 25 when two of the nation's largest … [Read more...]

DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENTS

Diagnostic Deals: A Roundup of the Key Mergers, Acquisitions, Alliances, Licenses and Other Strategic Transactions From the Past Month

The pace of deal making has picked up a bit, but deal volume remains relatively low on both the M&A and strategic alliance fronts. As usual, smaller molecular and genomics firms are supplying … [Read more...]

DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENTS

Diagnostic Deals: A Roundup of the Key Mergers, Acquisitions, Alliances, Licenses and Other Strategic Transactions From the Past Month

While M&A activity in the wider healthcare industry is heating up deal making in the diagnostics space remains relatively light, not so much in terms of volume but in size, at least compared to … [Read more...]

PARTNERSHIPS

Diagnostic Deals: A Roundup of the Key Mergers, Acquisitions, Alliances, Licenses and Other Strategic Transactions From the Past Month

The strategic slowdown in the diagnostics sector continues. Late February to March was relatively light in both deal volume and value, especially compared to the same period in 2017. As usual, the … [Read more...]

DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENTS

Diagnostic Deals: A Roundup of the Key Mergers, Acquisitions, Alliances, Licenses and Other Strategic Transactions From the Past Month

Based on the early returns, the market analysts that predicted 2018 would see a slowdown in strategic Dx deal making appear to be right. But while deal volume was low on both the M&A and alliance … [Read more...]

PARTNERSHIPS

Diagnostic Deals: A Roundup of the Key Mergers, Acquisitions, Alliances, Licenses and Other Strategic Transactions From the Past Month

As the calendar turned to 2018 and Medicare turned to PAMA, diagnostic deal making revved up. Deal volume was relatively heavy although short on drama. But what looks to be a big year is just … [Read more...]

MERGERS

Diagnostic Deals: A Roundup of the Key Mergers, Acquisitions, Alliances, Licenses and Other Strategic Transactions From the Past Month

Good news for any of you who slept through December 2017: You didn't miss much—at least as far as blockbuster strategic deals in the clinical laboratory space are concerned. M&AIn contrast to … [Read more...]

DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENTS

Diagnostic Deals: A Roundup of the Key Mergers, Acquisitions, Alliances, Licenses and Other Strategic Transactions From the Past Month

The pattern of high volume and relatively low impact continued with strategic alliances outnumbering acquisitions at rate of roughly 3:1. M&A Following the trio of mega-deal closings, … [Read more...]

AGREEMENTS

Diagnostic Deals: A Roundup of the Key Mergers, Acquisitions, Alliances, Licenses and Other Strategic Transactions From the Past Month

Deal volume was high during the month. But most of the deals were small and research-based. M&A It took over 18 months but the Abbott-Alere merger finally closed on Oct. 3. Alere got quite the … [Read more...]

ACQUISITIONS

Diagnostic Deals: A Roundup of the Key Mergers, Acquisitions, Alliances, Licenses and Other Strategic Transactions From the Past Month

Strategic alliance rather than M&A remains the preferred form of strategic interaction in the lab industry. M&A The preference of diagnostic companies to work with rather than digest each … [Read more...]


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