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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.

Interview: Sofia Palmquist, CEO, Aleris

Pan-Nordic healthcare group Aleris lost its previous owner Investor AB nearly 1bn SEK (€90m) in its last nine months of ownership before PE group Triton acquired it in late 2019. New CEO Sofia Palmquist, pinched from competitor Capio, has been tasked with the turnaround and digitalisation of the company and gives HBI her first public interview since taking the job. 

PWC on M&A drivers in Spanish healthcare sector

The Spanish private healthcare market has been one of Europe's most attractive for institutional investors of late with strong organic and inorganic growth opportunities. PWC Spain's deals leader for Healthcare & Pharma Jose Zarzalejos talks us through the drivers, movers and shakers in the six main sub-sectors: hospitals, imaging, oncology, care homes, IVF and dentistry.

Multiples drop 10-15% in German outpatient sector

EBITDA multiples paid in the German outpatient sector have fallen 10-15% from pre-COVID levels because of market uncertainty due to the pandemic, an advisor tracking the space tells HBI.

Adding value post-COVID – where are the easy wins?

How do you add value to a business in a post COVID world - and are there any easy wins for new acquisitions? On Wednesday last week, an online audience heard HBI365's lively Q&A panel with with Ameos CEO Dr Axel Paeger, McKinsey partner Sebastian Sieler, and L Catterton managing partner Chinta Bhagat.

Interview: Arjan Toor, CEO, Cigna Europe

Cigna now describes itself as “a global health service company” rather than an insurer and has reorganised its European operations. Toor has recently been promoted to CEO Europe. He says that the insurer, which has 15% (US$840m) of its revenue in Europe, doesn't want to verticalise through owning primary care providers but wants instead to provide an end-to-end user experience.

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