The past few years have seen increasing investments made within the cord blood banking market, both by private equity and venture capital firms. These investments show the strength of the cord blood banking market. A summary of these investors is shown below.
There have also been significant acquisitions made within the cord blood industry, with the largest cord blood bank within the United States, Cord Blood Registry, recently acquired by AMAG Pharmaceuticals in June of 2015 for $700 million. The purchase valued Cord Blood Registry at over 5.55 times revenue and over 15.55 times EBITDA. [Read more…]