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CMG bought by AMP Capital

Australian private equity AMP Capital has bought UK specialist care provider Care Management Group (CMG). We speak to AMP's CEO, and a market expert who gives us his take on the deal and what it means for the market.

UK nursing home real-estate proving attractive to investors

According to a report by real-estate investor Octopus Healthcare, both current and new investors in UK elderly care will be allocating increasing resources to the sector, despite the market experiencing significant financial challenges. We speak to the company's CEO, Benjamin Davis, about why UK elderly care remains a hotspot for investment.

Interview: Ravi Gidar, CEO of Gold Care Homes, on UK elderly care

Elderly care providers in the UK have a tough market to navigate. While the sector awaits a government Green Paper consultation document this autumn, we interview the owner of mid-market player Gold Care Homes, Ravi Gidar, on what his plans are going forward.

Why investors are viewing the UK market with caution

Is the UK is losing out to Europe when it comes to healthcare deals? With so much for sale and so little buying activity recently, Healthcare Europa catches up with a UK market analyst to find out more.

Payor-operator agreement heralds quiet revolution in Czech Republic

A quiet healthcare revolution is taking place in the Czech Republic. For the first time in almost two decades, providers and payors have reached an agreement on fees without the need for intervention by the Ministry of Health. Healthcare Europa speaks to an operator who says this is great news for private providers and a large step towards the creation of a more open market.

Interview: Ruben Bhagobati, AMP Capital

Australia-based global investment group AMP Capital bought The Regard Group, a UK-based specialist care business, at the end of last year. Healthcare Europa catches up with Ruben Bhagobati, who heads up the company's infrastructure investment arm in Europe, to find out why he thinks the European specialist care market is the one to watch.

Attendo to sell Finnish healthcare business

As predicted in October by Healthcare Europa, Attendo, the largest Nordic care group, plans to sell its Finnish healthcare business while retaining its core business of elderly care, social psychiatry and care for people with disabilities.

Are you ready for GDPR?

The clock is ticking for businesses to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation, which comes into force on May 25. Healthcare Europa talks to Aetna International's CIO Alan Payne to find out what the data handling regulations mean for healthcare insurers and operators, and the challenges on the path to compliance.

M&A pushes Attendo’s 2017 revenue higher

Income from recent expansions pushed pan-Nordic care home group Attendo’s revenue in 2017 higher, but the ailing Danish market has hit profit margin, the company said on 15 February. We also speculate on the new CEO.

Integrated care and value health set to soar in Europe

European politicians increasingly get the value of care which integrates social and acute or the holistic treatment of chronic diseases. They also want value healthcare models which reward operators for quality. Pilots are becoming larger and, in some cases, have been rolled out as long-term projects covering millions of people. There are plenty of opportunities for nimble private sector players. We look at what is happening across Europe.

Interview: Yngvar Tov Herbjørnssønn, CEO of Norlandia

It is one year since Nordics company Norlandia, which runs nursing homes and social care units in Norway, Sweden and Finland, appointed its new CEO Yngvar Tov Herbjørnssønn. Healthcare Europa chats with him about the group's relationship with municipalities, international expansion and changes in the long-term care market in the region.

French care home group plans 4,000 beds network

Clineo, a French elderly care group based in southern France, is completing the acquisition of two nursing homes in Spain totalling 390 beds – and expects to own a network of 4,000 beds in the next three years. Its founder Hervé Le Bocq talks to Healthcare Europa.

Will Ambea follow the trend of successful Nordic IPOs?

Triton and KKR are to sell a lot of shares in the Sweden-based elderly and social care provider Ambea IPO - which will raise just SEK 200m (€21m) gross for the company itself, and SEK 2.3 billion (€240m) minus that SEK 200m for those two private equity companies. Will the IPO be as successful as recent Nordics IPOs in the healthcare sector? We speak to CEO Frederik Gren.

Ambea announces intention to list on Nasdaq Stockholm

Swedish social and elderly care services provider Ambea has announced its intention to float on Nasdaq Stockholm. The final decision is to be taken by the board “very shortly”, says Fredrik Gren, CEO of Ambea.

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