Inflow of nurses to top five European markets

This week, HBI looks at the annual inflow of nurses from abroad to the big five Western European markets - the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, and Spain - using public data from OECD. Those looking for an outlier need look no further than the UK.

KKR may switch to private credit to finance IVI RMA takeover

Facing an increasingly volatile market, American buyout / investment firm KKR may switch to direct lenders to finance its acquisition of fertility company IVI RMA Global, despite agreeing €800m of underwritten financing from four investment banks.

KKR set to acquire IVI-RMA

Multiple sources say US-based buyout specialist KKR is close to closing a deal to buy Spain-based global fertility player IVI-RMA, the largest group in the sector by revenue.

Top Doctors raises $13m to boost growth

Top Doctors, the third biggest doctor-booking platform in private healthcare after EU-based Doctolib and global player DocPlanner, has raised $13m to improve its digital tools and grow in key sectors. HBI chats with Alberto E. Porciani, CEO of Top Doctors to find out more.

HBI Interview: Carlos Nueno, President, International, Teladoc 

How fast is the world outside America adopting telehealth and digital care in all its forms? Who better to ask than Carlos Nueno, president International for Teladoc Health, which ties with Ping An from China for the title of the world’s largest telehealth operator. So, what new business models are being rolled out and when? And how are countries adopting the new technology?

Bupa ‘Global and UK’ CEO set to leave

Bupa is replacing its ‘Global and UK’ market unit CEO David Hyman in one of the first senior changes under new group CEO Iñaki Ereño. Full-year results show flat revenue and a 4% drop in underlying profits.

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