Mazars Deal Advisory Healthcare Snapshot

Welcome to the first edition of the Mazars Deal Advisory Healthcare Snapshot - the purpose of which is to provide insight on current market data and news, including analysis of recent transactions as well as introduce to our healthcare team. We have taken a snapshot on the healthcare sector at the beginning of 2018, identifying several key themes and deal drivers:

Ageing demographics
An ageing population will lead to more opportunities in several areas like orthopaedics, opthalmics, chronic disease management, mental health and preventative services like diagnostics.

Pressure on NHS
The NHS is under continuous and immense pressure, resulting in opportunities for outsourced providers of services like elective care services and discharge services.

Increasing demand and cost of healthcare
There are many contributory factors increasing demand and cost including the rising cost of treatment and changes in lifestyle.

Rapid advancement of innovation
Innovation is driving change in the healthcare sector around the world. “The industry has the skills, experience and capacity necessary to turn discoveries into commercially viable products and frankly, the private sector has much to gain from pursuing breakthroughs in global health” Bill Gates

Private equity
The healthcare sector is an attractive sector for private equity and other financial investors with strong sector fundamentals, significant scope for consolidation and new business models and technological developments creating exciting opportunities.
We hope you find the document of interest and would be delighted to discuss the sector in more detail with you.