Industry Reports

Published on: 02/08/2018
Demand for Healthcare Information Technology (HCIT) has been robust, as technology continues to mature and to create new possibilities in the industry. Last year, 184 HCIT mergers and acquisitions (M&A) were announced or closed—modestly outpacing deal volume in 2015 to set a record high. Additionally, Rock Health reported $5.8 billion in venture funding, shattering the previous high of $4.6 billion in 2015.1 Strategic buyers continued to drive the majority of M&A deals, accounting for 56.0% of volume in 2017.
Published on: 02/06/2018
The latest issue of our Financial Technology Index & Trends Report, highlighting trends in M&A, financing and capital markets for private and public companies in the FinTech market, is now available.  Highlights from this report include: 
Published on: 12/19/2017
Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity remains strong as the Healthcare Information Technology (HCIT) industry continues to consolidate.  Recent innovations in medical technology and favorable federal and state incentives have greatly contributed to the sophistication and growth of the Telehealth Services Industry.  According to IbisWorld, industry revenue increased at a rapid compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 39.8% over the past nine years, from $82.3 million in 2008 to $1.7 billion in 2017.    
Published on: 10/19/2017
The latest issue of our Financial Technology Index & Trends Report, highlighting trends in M&A, financing and capital markets for private and public companies in the FinTech market, is now available.  Highlights from this report include: 
Published on: 09/14/2017
SaaS and Cloud companies continue to post strong growth as the industry continues to innovate and more applications migrate to the cloud.  SaaS and Cloud solutions are helping businesses increase productivity and decrease costs across a broad range of industries.  Their recurring revenue business models remain very attractive to both public company buyers and private equity investors.  M&A transaction volume over the last twelve months remains near the five-year high while M&A dollar volume fell due to a lack of megamergers compared to the prior twelve month period.
Published on: 09/12/2017
The upward trajectory of the HCIT market has attracted a flurry of investors year-to-date. Venture funding in the first half of 2017 climbed to an unprecedented level of $3.5 billion, according to RockHealth—a significant 45.8% year-over-year increase.
Published on: 06/13/2017
SaaS and Cloud companies continue to see strong growth as the industry continues to innovate. As businesses rely more on technology to help run their operations, the importance of SaaS and Cloud solutions cannot be understated and their recurring revenue business models are very attractive to both public company and private equity investors. M&A in this segment remains very robust as LTM Q2 2017 M&A dollar volume reached a new five-year high, though we expect that to fall in coming quarters as several megamergers in Q2 and Q3 of 2016 drove the bulk of dollar volume.
Published on: 06/13/2017
The rapid increase in sophistication of mobile technology has changed the way people live and work across the globe. With mobile workforces and IoT becoming increasingly mainstream, a company’s mobile solutions have become more important than ever.
Published on: 05/22/2017
The global Healthcare Information Technology (HCIT) industry is projected to reach $280.3 billion by 2021 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.9%, according to a March report by MarketsandMarkets.
Published on: 03/31/2017
The impact of mobile technology continues to grow in our daily lives as new devices and applications such as wearables and IoT broaden the mobile landscape.  As enterprise and consumer adoption of mobile devices and services continue to grow, M&A activity has helped organizations expand into new product lines, develop innovative new applications and position themselves to take advantage of significant growth opportunities as the importance of mobile continues to grow.  

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