Quarterly Insights: Australian Healthcare Equipment and Services
PKF Melbourne Corporate Finance is pleased to present the Healthcare Equipment and Services Insights for the December 2018 quarter, including a review of key mergers and acquisitions activity 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 Healthcare Index is comprised of companies involved in the manufacturing and distribution of healthcare equipment and supplies, providers of healthcare services and operators of healthcare facilities. The Index provides a broad measure of the performance of the Australian healthcare industry.
The Healthcare Index experienced a growth of 17.33% over the 12 month period from January 2018 to December 2018 and a decline of 8.15% for the December 2018 quarter. The Healthcare Index outperformed the ASX for the December 2018 quarter.
Source: ASX, PKF analysis
Key Deal Activity
PKF Melbourne Corporate Finance has observed the following key healthcare transactions announced during the December 2018 quarter.
¹85.77% stake acquisition
²30% stake acquisition
³85.49% stake acquisition
⁴50% stake acquisition
Source: S&P Capital IQ, ASX announcements, Mergermarket, PKF analysis