Healthcare M&A spending drops 92% in April: 3 key points

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Preliminary data from Irving Levin Associates shows healthcare transactions in April had a combined value of $3.8 billion, down 92 percent from the same month of 2014.

Here are three key points on healthcare merger and acquisition spending in April, according to Irving Levin Associates.

1. The preliminary data shows there were 94 healthcare industry transactions announced in April.

2. Healthcare deal volume in April was down 29 percent from March but about even with deal volume in April 2014.

3. Healthcare M&A spending in April was down 93 percent from March.

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