Leading countries in life sciences sector M&As 2019

This statistic displays the leading ten countries based on pharmaceutical industry mergers and acquisitions during the first three quarters in 2019. During this period, companies from France were the acquirers 85 times in M&As. The healthcare and pharmaceutical sectors are expected to be some of the most active industries in the coming years with active markets in the U.S., Western Europe, North America, and China. Mergers and acquisitions can have different aims; a pharmaceutical company can sell certain business segments to become more specialized, while another can acquire business segments or whole companies to broaden its range of products.

Leading countries in global life sciences mergers and acquisitions based on deal number in 2019*

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Release date

October 2019



Survey time period

as of October 2019

Supplementary notes

Life sciences include: medicinal chemicals and botanical products; pharmaceutical preparations; in-vitro and in-vivo diagnostics; biotechnology, biological products, except diagnostic substances; pharmaceutical wholesale; medical devices and diagnostics; plant sciences.

* Includes M&A deals for Q1-Q3 2019.

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