Circle Health set to be sold for $1.2bn

PureHealth, an Abu Dhabi group which is effectively state-owned, is set to buy Circle Health, the UK's second largest hospital group by revenue, for $1.2bn. The deal follows PureHealth's acquisition of a minority stake in a major US hospital chain. It comes as revenue from both private pay and NHS outsourcing surges in the UK.

Opportunities in diagnostic imaging and teleradiology

The imaging sector presents a significant opportunity for private investors and operators, given its strong fundamentals and low levels of consolidation. Speakers on the ‘Opportunities in diagnostic imaging and teleradiology’ panel at HBI 2023 were particularly enthusiastic about the opportunity in Germany and France, and about building teleradiology platforms.

Interview: Simon Miller, Headspace

HBI speaks to Simon Miller, Headspace’s international partner lead, about the company’s long-term vision to create a digital mental health platform offering a personalised service across a wide continuum of care. 

AXA IM debuts in Spain with ESG nursing home deal

Global investment manager AXA IM Alts (the alternative investment arm of AXA IM) has joined forces with Spanish real estate investor Grupo Lar to invest in Spanish health care real estate assets, marking its launch into the Spanish health care market. 

Interview: Richard Storah, CFO, mydentist

HBI chats with mydentist CFO Richard Storah about the UK-based dental group’s history, its plans for 2023 and beyond, and how he sees the post-pandemic market.

Eugin enters Portugal

Spain-based fertility provider Eugin Group, part of Germany-based hospital group Fresenius Helios, is entering the Portuguese market.

Care Fertility expands international footprint to Spain and US

UK-based group Care Fertility continues to expand its international footprint following its acquisition by PE firm Nordic Capital in February, with acquisitions in Spain and the US. HBI chats to Alfa Chan, partner at Nordic, to find out more.

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