Best Single Deal

Buyer: Veritas Capital
Seller/Target: Thomson Reuters’ health care analytics business
Value: $1.25 billion
Closing date: June 6
Why: Besides being one of the bigger deals of the year, the transaction illustrates Veritas Capital’s continued dedication to the government market. It also highlights one of the areas where large private equity investors are putting their money: health care. Renamed Truven Health Analytics, the company is focused on providing hospitals and other government health care providers with services that include program integrity, analytics and policy consulting, and clinical data integration.
Bankers/Advisors: Morgan Stanley, Allen & Co.

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