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L’Oreal Acquires TSG-Backed IT Cosmetics , as Skincare M&A Grows

Estee Lauder, Mylan and Perrigo have also made deals in the sector

TPG Capital Buys BVI, Maker of Surgical Devices

Medical devices are driving deals, with Medtronic and Apax Partners among the recent buyers

Food Packager Sabert Wraps Up Deal for Mullinix

Seller is PE firm Mason Wells, which recently acquired healthcare plastics components supplier MGS Manufacturing

Thoma Bravo Backs Health Care Cybersecurity Provider

Thoma Bravo recently picked up Bomgar, Elemica and Qlik

Nichi-Iko Buys Generic Drug Maker Sagent to Grow in the U.S.

Perrigo and Takeda have also made similar pharmaceutical deals

Bristol-Myers Purchases Cormorant to Expand Cancer Research Pipeline

Bristol Myers previously bought Flexus Biosciences and Rigel Pharmaceuticals; Gilead and Roche also made similar deals

The Weekly Wrap: Blackboard, Henkel, Medtronic

Blackboard buys Higher One; Henkel purchases Snuggle; Medtronic acquires Heartware

Prestige Sells Three Non-Core OTC Health Care Brands

The sale of Fiber Choice, New Skin and PediaCare is part of Prestige’s “invest for growth” strategy

Medtronic Buys HeartWare to Expand Diagnostic Medical Devices

Medtronic previously acquired Aircraft Medical, Bellco and Twelve Inc.

BV Backs Textile Maker C.F. Stinson, Plans Add-On Deals

The Riverside Co. announced plans to buy Momentum Group in a similar deal

Envision to Merge With AmSurg to Create Health Services Giant

In 2015, AmSurg made a failed bid for Team Health Holdings

Bain Capital Secures Majority Stake in Health Care Tech Provider Navicure

In a similar deal, MedData is buying Cardon Outreach

MedData Acquires Hospital Software Developer Cardon Outreach, as ACA Still Drives Deals

IMS purchased Privacy Analytics, while Royal Philips said it will look for health data acquisitions

Philips Eyes Health Care Tech Targets After Spinoff of Lighting Business

The company plans to expand in health care informatics, like its 2014 purchase of Volcano, maker of smart catheters

Orthopedic Device Maker Zimmer Biomet Adds Spine Surgery Tech Developer LDR

Abbott, Apax and Stryker have also made medical device deals

Patterson Medical Picks Up Sports Medicine Products Distributor from Gridiron

Madison Dearborn–backed deal follows announced health care related acquisitions by Apax, ResMed and Stryker

Jazz Pharmaceuticals to Buy Celator, as Demand for Cancer Researchers Picks up

Gilead and Roche have also made acquisitions in the sector

IMS Health Acquires Patient Identity Provider, as the Affordable Care Act Drives Deals

The purchase of Privacy Analytics follows IMS’s announced merger with Quintiles Transnational

Harvest Partners Picks Up Acquisitive Dermatologist Platform from Audax

Advanced Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery completed 40 acquisitions since Audax bought it in 2011

Pfizer Buys Eczema Drugmaker Anacor, After the Allergan Deal Fell Apart

Pfizer, which is also considering a split of the company, says it will look for acquisitions

Mylan Follows up Meda Deal with Purchase of Topical Creams

The acquisition of the RoundTable Healthcare-backed assets comes after Bristol-Myers and Gilead announced plans to buy pharmaceutical targets

Hellman & Friedman Buys Health Care Network Provider MultiPlan

GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, and Leonard Green & Partners, will also invest along with Hellman & Friedman.

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