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?

EMEA’s Top 100 largest groups by revenue revealed

HBI’s inaugural HBI Health Care Services Top 100 lists the largest 100 companies by EMEA health care services revenue. In total revenue their revenue came to over €105bn - and we've uncovered some surprising winners and losers. 

Icade Santé to IPO by year-end as Cofinimmo enters UK

French REIT Icade says it will float healthcare property investor Icade Santé by the end of 2021 to raise funds for a €3bn four-year investment plan. The news comes as Cofinimmo acquires its first healthcare assets in the UK.

Pan-European nursing home groups expand as sector recovers from Covid

The three big pan-European nursing home players have all announced big acquisitions - and Orpea has boosted its growth forecast. Is this a sign that the tide is turning for nursing home operators, as vaccines roll out across the continent and pandemic restrictions continue to lift?

Antin considers sale of €1bn Almaviva

HBI hears that Antin Infrastructure Partners is considering the sale of Almaviva Sante, the fourth largest French hospital group by revenue. HBI speaks to a France-based consultant to find out more and to talk about potential suitors.

DomusVi founder and management take control from ICG

The management of DomusVi, the pan-European nursing home group, backed by DomusVi founder Yves Journel's investment vehicle, have bought out private equity firm ICG in a leveraged buyout. The group was reportedly valued at €4.3bn, 16.4 times adjusted 2020 EBITDA.

Orpea grabs top spot in Ireland

Orpea, Europe's second largest nursing home group by revenue, has agreed to buy Irish group FirstCare in a purchase reportedly worth more than €100 million. Orpea will become the largest private care home operator in Ireland by bed number.

Interview: Marc Saillon, CEO, Almage Alzheimer Centers

The French nursing home sector has produced some of the largest consolidators in Europe, such as Orpea and Korian. But even small groups are looking at international expansion. Almage, a group with just six homes and 530 beds dedicated to Alzheimer care, plans to hit Spain in the next few months and is looking at other European markets. Marc Saillon, the CEO of Almage Alzheimer Centers, also tells us that the group has expanded into consultancy in China.

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