10 biggest private equity healthcare deals of 2018

In 2018, there were 715 private equity deals in the healthcare industry as of mid-December for a combined value of $103.72 billion, up from 709 deals worth $88.87 billion, according to Forbes.

Here are the year's 10 biggest private equity investments in healthcare:

1. Envision Healthcare; $9.9 billion; Kohlberg Kravis Roberts

2. Athenahealth; $5.7 billion; Veritas Capital, Evergreen Coast Capital

3. Brentwood, Tenn.-based LifePoint Health; $5.6 billion; Apollo Global Management, ATP Private Equity Partners, RCCH HealthCare Partners

4. Kindred Healthcare; $4.1 billion; Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, TPG Capital, Humana

5. American Medical Response; $2.4 billion; Air Medical Group Holdings, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, Ardian, Koch Equity Development

6. Sound Physicians; $2.15 billion; Revelstoke Capital Partners, Athyrium Capital Management, Summit Partners, Silversmith Capital Partners

7. Lifescan; $2.1 billion; Platinum Equity

8. Curo Health Services; $1.4 billion; TPG Capital, Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, Humana

9. Juice Plus; $1.235 billion; Altamont Capital Partners

10. Analogic; $1.1 billion; Altaris Capital Partners

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