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The Healthcare Boom Goes Global

In what should come as no surprise to regular readers of the Ipreo Blog, the healthcare sector is booming – worldwide.

The latest issue of Ipreo’s Global Equity Assets Report, our publication that explores institutional investment activity around the world, drills down into the Healthcare Sector and puts some worldwide numbers around the growth explosion therein.

From the report: A total of $25.9B was added to the sector during Q2, following an impressive $50.5B raised in Q1, marking a notable increase from the $21.1 billion that was invested during Q2 2013. The United States was by far the largest buyer, with a net inflow of $20.6B, greater than the combined $9.7B from the next 9 largest purchasers including the U.K. and China.

The Global Equity Asset Report is published quarterly on Ipreo Ink, and covers institutional investment across global money centers, countries, regions, and sectors. In an attempt to ensure that our data is as comprehensive and accurate as possible, the report pulls from a variety of sources, including publicly-disclosed information, collected from such sources as regulatory ownership filings (including SEC forms 13F/D/G), disclosures made by mutual funds / pension funds to their beneficiaries, registration statements, news releases, and other sources. It should be noted that regulatory filings and other ownership sources vary widely country-by-country as to their completeness and timeliness.

In the latest issue, you’ll find a plethora of data detailing Healthcare’s on top buyers and sellers in each region and sector (The Vanguard Group is the biggest buyer in Healthcare), worldwide institutional investment activity broken down by sector, and features on the global money centers of Paris and Los Angeles.

Read the entire GEAR Q2 2014 issue on Ipreo Ink.

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