A new report found that venture arms of healthcare firms invested the lowest amount in five quarters into startups in the third quarter of the year.
CB Insights, a venture capital database, found that CVCs or corporate venture capitalists invested only $369 million this past quarter, compared with a high of $535 million in the fourth quarter of 2012. Last quarter, CVC's pumped in $509 million.
The number of deals also declined. Last quarter there were only 19 deals compared with 32 deals in the previous quarter this year.
Still, two healthcare CVCs made it into the list of top 10 - Johnson and Johnson Development Corp. and GlaxoSmithKline's SR One.
The three biggest deals in healthcare in the thrid quarter were:
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