Mergercast by Booz & Company Releases Episode 28 -- Healthcare M&A

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The newest episode of Booz & Company's Mergercast podcast features Partner Justin Pettit sharing his thinking on what the healthcare M&A market will look like over the remainder of 2010 and beyond, now that deals have heated up again.

Merger activity continues, from strategic consolidations among big companies to distressed sales and capabilities-driven mergers.

Mergercast by Booz & Company has released Episode 28 -- Healthcare M&A.

In this episode, Justin Pettit, a Partner at Booz & Company, shares his thinking on what the healthcare M&A market will look like over the remainder of 2010 and beyond, now that deals have heated up again.
Pettit explores a set of timely issues, including:

  • The key drivers in healthcare M&A at this point in the cycle
  • The importance of capabilities and their impact on post-merger integration
  • Those areas that must be addressed in order to properly complete a capabilities-driven merger integration
  • The extent to which these findings apply to other industries

"Merger activity continues, from strategic consolidations among big companies to distressed sales and capabilities-driven mergers. The growing biologics market, search for cost savings, international distribution and the recent healthcare legislation will all affect deals moving forward," says Pettit.

Mergercast by Booz & Company is a podcast exploring the world of mergers, acquisitions and restructurings. Episode 28 has a runtime of 11 minutes and 29 seconds and can be accessed at http://www.booz.com/mergercast. Listeners can play the podcast on its homepage or subscribe via RSS feed, e-mail or the iTunes store.

About Booz & Company

Booz & Company is a leading global management consulting firm, helping the world's top businesses, governments, and organizations.

Our founder, Edwin Booz, defined the profession when he established the first management consulting firm in 1914.

Today, with more than 3,300 people in 60 offices around the world, we bring foresight and knowledge, deep functional expertise, and a practical approach to building capabilities and delivering real impact. We work closely with our clients to create and deliver essential advantage.

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Visit http://www.booz.com to learn more about Booz & Company.

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