Quarterly Insights: Australian Healthcare Equipment and Services
PKF Melbourne Corporate Finance are pleased to present the Healthcare Equipment and Services Insights for the December 2017 quarter, including a review of key mergers and acquisitions activity and observed trends impacting growth in the industry.
Our quarterly release serves as a preface to the insights and observations that we can provide to drive business value and achieve a successful transaction.
The Healthcare Index
The Health Care index comprises companies involved in the manufacturing and distribution of health care equipment and supplies, providers of health care services and operators of health care facilities. The index provides a broad measure of the performance of the Australian Healthcare industry.
The Health Care index experienced growth of 23.97% over the 12 month period from January 2017 to December 2017 and growth of 8.15% for the December 2017 quarter. The index outperformed the ASX for the December 2017 quarter.
Key Deal Activity in Q4 December 2017
PKF Melbourne Corporate Finance have observed the key healthcare transactions which were announced during the December 2017 quarter and summarised in the table below:
Source: Capital IQ, ASX Announcements, Merger Market