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IDH sale could lead to group breakup

UK-based NHS dental specialist IDH, which operates over 600 UK-based clinics as {my}dentist and supplies thousands of dentists with products and equipment through dental supplier DD, is for sale. Could the group could be broken up if the buyer for the whole is not found?

Tariff bump helps prop up Dutch maternity co

Sources in the Netherlands say Dutch maternity has been struggling this year. HBI understands one group, for-profit Zord in Nederland(ZIN), has received help from its insurers at this troubling time.

Indicative offers due in Mentaal Beter sale

Following on from our exclusive story last month confirming Dutch mental health provider Mentaal Beter is for sale, HBI hears there has been considerable interest in the deal.

Addiction treatment for the mass market

UK Addiction Treatment claims 97% occupancy within a week of opening its latest facility. But would you invest in a business run by addicts for addicts? Or whose majority investor, Global Group, has recently seen its founder, Greg Lindbergh, jailed for bribing a US official? We talk to UKAT CEO, Eytan Alexander. Seven years ago, […]

ICG indirectly acquiring stake in €3bn nuclear medicine group

Intermediate Capital Group (ICG) is indirectly acquiring over 25% of the shares of Europe's largest radiopharmaceuticals provider Curium Pharma, HBI can reveal, after owner Capvest earlier pulled a majority sales process because of COVID-19.

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. 

KRY ‘steals’ patients as it moves into capitated model

Swedish B2C telehealth player Kry has registered 14,000 patients in its first health care centre in Sweden, which comes as it's been forced into the capitated funding system. The start-up has been criticised for not making it clear enough to patients that they would be de-registered from their physical healthcare practice.

UBS, EQT, TPG and Icade discuss COVID investment climate

Valuations in the healthcare services sector will roughly stay the same post-COVID, according to a panel of investors from UBS, EQT, Icade Sante and TPG at a HBI-365 panel. That's despite the fact that HBI-365 delegates do not think that deal flow will return to pre-pandemic levels until the second half of next year.

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