• Industry: Infrastructure, Government and Healthcare, Healthcare
  • Type: KPMG information
  • Date: 10/2/2012


KPMG’s healthcare practice has a dedicated team of 202 partners and 2,745 practitioners globally. Read more...

Taking the Pulse – A global study of mergers and acquisitions in Healthcare 

Healthcare mergers are unique when compared to those of other industries. The outcomes of Healthcare mergers are shaped by a variety influences, including high emotion, political undertones, access concerns and stakeholder influences.
Taking the Pulse
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KPMG conducted a study where we interviewed senior executives from 29 healthcare organisations around the world - all of whom had been involved in at least one integration.


Key points coming out of the study include the following fundamentals for successful M&As in the healthcare sector include:


1. Select new leaders and let them lead
2. Create and communicate a strong, clear vision
3. Place an emphasis on planning
4. Do the due diligence
5. Win over key stakeholders
6. Develop both the structure and the people
7. Have patience to achieve long-term objectives.


Read the full report to find out more.


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Anuschka Coovadia
Head of Healthcare Markets
Tel: +27 (0)82 719 2813