Domiciliary care growth rockets

This week we look at the growing domiciliary care market's largest players by revenue, with this interactive table.

Atrys CFO on recent M&A and pan-European radiotherapy plans

Spain-listed diagnostics and radiotherapy group Atrys Health's CFO talks HBI through the strategic rationale of its spate of recent acquisitions including a €550m merger with another listed group, after we questioned the diversity of deal-making it is pursuing. He says it is looking at acquiring radiotherapy centres in Europe outside Iberia. 

HBI 2020: Hospital sector is moving to outcome-based payment – insurers may get left behind

The for-profit hospital sector is moving slowly but inexorably towards value and outcome-linked reimbursement and the role for insurers within that, if there is one, is far from clear. That was the message from HBI 2020's 'Hospitals: The balance of power with payors' session where the CEOs of Mediclinic International and Steward Health Care discussed the topic with an ex-UnitedHealth Group executive.

CVC “frontrunner to buy Eugin”

HBI hears that CVC is frontrunner to buy international IVF chain Eugin as parent company NMC Health's administrators Alvarez and Marsal looks to complete a lender-led sale of the group by Spring 2021.

Under-fire Dentix may have a new suitor

Spanish dental chain Dentix has a new suitor, according to the Spanish press. The company has had a troubled history of late, heading into voluntary administration in April following a reported series of failed sales processes, including to Advent and KKR.

Veritas Intercontinental raises €5m as it off-shoots from ailing US business

Veritas Intercontinental, the spin-off of US genome sequencing group, Veritas Genetics, has raised €5m from existing investors to help finish building a new lab in Spain. CEO Javier de Echevarría tells HBI that the money will help to establish its independence from its former parent company which temporarily ceased US trading last year. 

Who might buy NMC’s hospital business?

NMC Health's administrators are making it clear that a wholesale selloff of the UAE's largest healthcare company is not viable. Could any of MENA's largest hospital operators - Mediclinic, VPS, and Aster DM - take over the hospital business? And who will be fighting for the rest? HBI speaks to an investor who knows NMC well to find out more.

KKR pulls out of Dentix deal

Global investment firm KKR has pulled out of a deal to take a majority stake in Spain’s biggest dental chain, Dentix, the company exclusively tells HBI. It is KKR's second high-profile decision not to invest in a large healthcare group this week.

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