The Pulse of Private Equity – 6/6/2016

Median healthcare buyout size surges in 1Q

In the first quarter of 2016, the median private equity buyout in the U.S. healthcare sector hit $139.3 million in size, topping the previous high of $123 million in 2012. Even if 2016’s numbers slide as the year goes on, transaction sizes shouldn’t decline by much, owing to the unique confluence of factors still driving the surge of investment in healthcare.