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A LifePoint holding. Photo by Google Street View. A LifePoint holding. Photo by Google Street View.

CHICAGO—What has been a significant increase in merger and acquisition volume in the hospital and health care sectors is showing some signs of slowing down, according to an analysis released today by locally-based Kaufman, Hall & Associates, LLC.

A total of 18 transactions were recorded in the third quarter of 2018, a 38% decrease over the 29 deals recorded in the third quarter of 2017. Year-to-date transaction totals reached 68 through the third quarter of 2018, compared to 87 deals through the third quarter of 2017. Despite the drop-off in the volume of deals, total revenue transacted through the third quarter of 2018 was $10.7 billion, the report states.

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John Jordan

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