South African-based healthcare operator Life Healthcare is expected to exit India-based Max Healthcare in the next 30 days, as the latter completes its merger with KKR-backed Indian hospital management company Radiant Life Care. HBI talks to a source close to the company to find out more.
Moscow hospital group European Medical Center (EMC) still plans to IPO in around a year and is likely to list more than competitor MD Medical's 35% free float, we are told, while minority owner Baring Vostok will not completely exit.
Credit funds and whopping piles of dry powder ($1.8trn in 2018) should save the sector from a valuation crash despite general market underperformance and a dire macro economic backdrop, said Hedley Goldberg, partner at Rothschild at HBI 2019.
Ameos, Germany’s largest provider of residential psychiatry by revenue, was set to finalise the acquisition of four Sana clinics today (Thursday, April4) but the deal has been postponed. We ask a Berlin-based analyst following the deal whether this would be a good deal for the company, and what lies in store for the seller.
French real-estate investor Primonial REIM has become "one of the biggest senior living investors in Germany" according to German investment consultancy Terranus. We speak to Terranus' CEO about the deal.
Indian hospital group Manipal Hospitals will soon have financial backing from three of the world's largest investors, with its chairman citing ambitious growth plans after failing to acquire Fortis last summer. A handful of smaller hospital groups across the country are likely to trade soon. Private equity group Blackstone looks set to invest $450m in […]
Two trade buyers and sovereign wealth funds have reportedly joined private equity firms in the process to acquire pan-Asian hospital group Columbia Asia. We hear which one of the trade buyers is really in the running and which isn't.
Oaktree Capital, which is set to merge with another asset manager, looks likely to acquire Iaso Group, one of Greece's largest hospital groups, creating a rival consolidator to CVC. It is significant as the massive Henry Dunant hospital looks likely to fall out of the private sector.
Healthcare-specialised private equity firm Gilde Healthcare launched its third fund last week worth €200m. The fund, Gilde Healthcare Services III, will focus on lower mid-market healthcare providers and medical product suppliers in the Benelux and DACH regions. Gilde is currently invested in nursing home operator Stepping Stones, domiciliary care, occupational healthcare and a number of […]