Cocktail Therapy

MacFadyen, Ken
May 2011
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;5/2/2011, Vol. 24 Issue 18, p21
The article examines the state of mergers and acquisitions in the health care industry. It was noted that the surge in interest among dealmakers can be attributed to several factors, including demographics, dislocation and deadlines. End market growth is being stimulated by the aging baby boomer generation while dislocation is prompted by the pressure on the system and the reform. James Boylan, head of investment banking at Leerink Swann, there are still aggressive and hostile transactions in the market.


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