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€1bn Finnish groups “will both IPO”

Speculation continues to mount about the future of the two big Finnish health care services groups, outpatient specialist Terveystalo and outpatient and care group Mehilainen. A source close to both tells us the sale that both have been chasing is now looking increasingly unlikely - and a €1bn+ valuation IPO for both is definitely on the cards.

IPO or trade sale – who will buy the big Finns? 

Two big Finnish health care service groups, outpatient group Terveystalo and outpatient and care group Mehilainen, are both coming up for sale. Both are experts on digital health and have probably unrivalled numbers of connected patients. So who will buy them?  And what will they pay? 

Digital health and brokerage in Switzerland

We talk to a start-up launching a new way of broking health care services in hugely over capacity Switzerland, and ask about its plans to build a primary care digital health platform.

Quironsalud acquisition proves a success for Fresenius

The successful integration of Spain's largest hospital chain Quironsalud bolstered the 2017 first half results of German healthcare giant Fresenius, with Q2 showing strong growth for hospital division Helios. But it wasn't all good news, with renal care division Fresenius Medical Care proving a lot less successful.