Regulatory Demands To Spur Health M&A in 2012: Report

Law360, Washington (February 23, 2012, 8:47 PM EST) -- After a robust year in life sciences mergers and acquisitions, executives and investors expect even more consolidation throughout the industry in 2012, thanks in part to health care reform and Medicare changes, according to a survey released Thursday.

The majority of executives and investors polled in the EpsteinBeckerGreen survey expected merger and acquisition activity to grow in all subsectors of the life sciences industry in the next year, including biotechnology, medical devices, health care providers and health care services.

While medical device manufacturers and suppliers split...
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