European countries will spend about €50bn on healthcare infrastructure spending thanks to loans and grants from the EU. However, we are months down the line and it's still not clear how the for-profit will benefit. Some operators are also worried that a flood of public sector capex spending will make them less competitive.
Nursing home group Korian has continued its consolidation of mental health by acquiring an Italian group with €22.5m revenues. Meanwhile, a joint venture in the Netherlands between providers Parnassia and Altrecht is expanding.
US-based homecare tech specialist Honor Technology has acquired Home Instead, the global leader of franchise homecare services. The deal creates a global homecare group worth more than $2.1 billion in homecare revenue. HBI chats with sources including Home Instead's UK CEO to find out what the deal means for markets outside of the United States.
Pan-European dental group Curaeos has been sold by EQT and minority stakeholders to family-owned Colosseum Dental Group, creating Europe's largest dental group by revenue. HBI speaks to a Europe-based operator to find out more.
Europe’s largest imaging company Affidea wants to become a one-stop shop for all outpatient services. HBI talks to CEO Giuseppe Recchi about changing a brand’s reputation, a record year of M&A and how the pandemic impacted the business.