MedTech M&A deal sizes lag behind Biotech

Top 10 MedTech M&A deals dominated by US targets! 

The top 10 MedTech M&A deals (by ticket size) range from EUR 22.5bn to EUR 4.1bn, with an average deal size of EUR 11bn. With 9 out of the top 10, the ranking is dominated US target companies. The largest deal was the acquisition of St. Jude Medical by Abbott in January 2017 for EUR 22.47bn.

By comparison, the top 10 Biotech M&A deals posted two weeks ago ranged between EUR 72.4bn and EUR 10.2bn with an average deal size of EUR 32bn, showing the significant difference to the top 10 MedTech M&A deals.

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