Austin, TX, October 07, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Mercom Capital Group, llc, a global communications and consulting firm, today released healthcare IT merger and acquisition (M&A) and funding activity for the third quarter of 2010. Funding activity was down in Q3 at $62M for seven transactions compared to $118M for six transactions during Q2.
M&A activity for the sector saw a surge in the number of deals. Out of eighteen M&A transactions, only two were disclosed for a total of $261M compared to the second quarter with a total of 9 deals of which five were disclosed for $2.2B. Notable transactions for the sector included a series D raise of $20M by Phreesia and the $260M acquisition of Chamberlin Edmonds by Emdeon.
Raj Prabhu, Managing Partner of Mercom Capital Group, commented, “Healthcare IT funding actually dipped in Q3 even though the transaction numbers remained similar to Q2. The number of M&A deals almost doubled even though most of the amounts were undisclosed.”
To download all funding transactions for Q3, visit: http://mercomcapital.com/news.php
About Mercom Capital Group
Mercom Capital Group is a global communications and consulting firm with offices in the US and India. Mercom’s communications division helps clean energy companies build powerful relationships with media, analysts, government decision-makers, local communities and strategic partners. Mercom’s consulting division advises solar companies on new market entry, custom market intelligence and overall strategic decision-making. Mercom delivers highly respected industry market intelligence reports covering Healthcare IT, Solar Energy, Wind Energy and Smart Grid. Our reports provide timely industry happenings and ahead-of-the-curve analysis specifically for C-level decision making. For more information about Mercom Capital Group, visit: http://www.mercomcapital.com. To get a copy of Mercom’s popular market intelligence reports, visit: http://mercomcapital.com/market_intelligence.php.