Quarterly Insights: Australian Healthcare Equipment and Services
PKF Melbourne Corporate Finance is pleased to present the Healthcare Equipment and Services Insights for the December 2019 quarter, including a summary of key merger and acquisition transactions observed in the industry.
Our quarterly release helps demonstrate our knowledge of the sector and our ability to drive business value and achieve a successful outcome for anyone contemplating a 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 41.23% over the 12 month period from January 2019 to December 2019 and a growth of 13.97% for the December 2019 quarter. The Healthcare Index outperformed the ASX for the December 2019 quarter.
Key Deal Activities in December 2019 Quarter
PKF Melbourne Corporate Finance has observed the following key healthcare transactions announced during the December 2019 quarter.
¹ 50% stake
2 14.12% stake
3 25.10% stake
4 75% stake
5 unknown majority stake
Source: S&P Capital IQ, ASX announcements, MergerMarket, PKF analysis