Orange County (OC)

Healthcare CEO Peer Advisory Group

1st Wednesday of the month from | 8:45 am – Noon | Costa Mesa, CA


January 6, 2021

Opening Discussion Topic:

Healthcare M&A Trends

Thanks to COVID, Healthcare M&A activity got off to a slow start during the first half of 2020. But, then along came Teladoc’s $18.5 billion acquisition of Livongo. And, Siemens Healthineers’ acquisition of Varian Medical Systems, for $16.4, and several smaller ($2-4 billion) pharma acquisitions. Not bad for an environment suffering from the country’s worst pandemic in a century, bringing with it massive amounts of uncertainty. In fact, consultancy KaufmanHall suggests that COVID may be acting as a catalyst for strategic partnerships and tactical transactions.

During our Opening Discussion, we’ll look to hear about the major M&A events in your sector, and how they’ve impacted:

  • The competitive landscape
  • The creation of new partnerships, and joint ventures, and
  • Funding the development of breakthrough new products and services

Then, our Featured Member, Mike McKinnon, leader of Sheppard Mullin’s Healthcare Private Equity Team, in the Orange County Corporate Practice Group, will share his front-row-seat overview of Healthcare M&A Trends – in 2020, and how they’re positioned to continue impacting the healthcare marketplace in 2021, or not.  Mike focuses his practice on corporate and securities law, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and equity and debt financings in the healthcare and life sciences industries. He’s overseen acquisitions and investments in (and by) medical device companies, diagnostic imaging providers, urgent care and surgery centers, medical groups, physician practices, and health systems.

Orange County Healthcare CEO Group
Orange County Zoom Table

Meeting Dates

Feb 3   Mar 3   Apr 7   May 5   Jun 2   Jul 7   Aug 4   Sep 1   Oct 6   Nov 3   Dec 1 (Combined with LA)

This Table meets on the 1st Wednesday of the Month (with the exception of some holidays).  We have been meeting via ZOOM since April, and look forward to meeting again in person – once we can do so safely.

Past Meetings Topics:

Using Co-branding to Leverage Your Brand

Lessons from Your Long And Winding Roads

AI Innovation in Healthcare

The Bold New World of Tele-everything!

Where There's an Ill, There's a Way - COVID-19-Inspired Entrepreneurism

Getting Ready to Go Back to Work

Best Practices for Leading Through Trauma …that becomes the New Normal

Upping Your Game as an Absentee Leader

Your COVID-19 experience to date: with employees, clinicians, patients, and yourself

Best Practices for Dealing with Payment Reform

Closing "the Sale" After the Contract's Signed

Insights from the JP Morgan Conference - and Your Top Business Goals for 2020

Lessons Learned in Product/Service Line Extension in Healthcare

How You've Achieved Your Company's Top Growth Initiatives

ABL Networking Brainstorming Opportunities