In the Brazilian pharmaceutical industry, there were 3 M&A deals announced in Q4 2023, worth a total value of $4.2m, according to GlobalData’s Deals Database. The $4.2m minority acquisition of Centro De Ciencias Em Saude De Itajuba by Afya Participacoes was the industry’s largest disclosed deal. GlobalData’s Pharmaceuticals Industry Mergers and Acquisitions Deals by Top Themes report for 2023 dissects the driving forces behind the M&A dynamics within the Pharma sector, offering essential insights into industry trends and transformations. Buy the report here.

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In value terms, M&A activity in Brazil remained flat in Q4 2023 compared with the previous quarter and as compared to Q4 2022. Related deal volume decreased by 25% in Q4 2023 versus the previous quarter and was 63% lower than in Q4 2022.

The top-ranked legal advisorss supporting these M&A deals in Brazil Q4 2023 were Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice Advogados; Demarest e Almeida Advogados; Estudio Beccar Varela with 2, 1, 1 deals respectively.

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This content was updated on 8 January 2024

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GlobalData’s Deals Database tracks global deal activity, including mergers, acquisitions, capital raising, strategic alliances, and licensing agreements. Proprietary analysis is used to group deals into key thematic areas and granular sectors across the world’s largest industries.

This analysis considers only announced and completed deals from the GlobalData financial deals database and excludes all terminated and rumoured deals. Deal type includes Acquisition, Asset transactions and Mergers.