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FREE BLOG Ramsay bids for Capio: an analysis

As reported last week, Australian giant Ramsay has bid for European hospital group Capio. Here we look at what could be the biggest operator deal in Europe since Fresenius bought Quironsalud two years ago. Does Ramsay's bid really undervalue Capio, will other bidders enter the fray, and could this move lead to a break-up of the company?

HC-One sale update

HC-One, the UK's largest care home provider by beds, was put up for sale in May 2018 and a £1bn price tag has been reported. Healthcare Europa looks further at the ongoing sale. Healthcare Europa understands the company, founded in 2011, has a run-rate EBITDA in excess of £100m, revenue of over £650m, and bank […]

UK care home preparing for £2.5bn sale

Healthcare Europa understands that the owners of Barchester Healthcare, the UK's third-largest care home group, have approached JP Morgan to prepare for a sale that could value the business at £2.5bn (€2.8bn).

IHH seal deal for $1.3bn Fortis

India’s troubled hospital group Fortis Health has selected IHH Healthcare to take control of the company ahead of an alternative bid by rival TPG-Manipal.

Private equity “sniffing around” Barchester

Healthcare Europa hears that private equity investors had early-stage discussions with the owners of Barchester Healthcare, the UK's third-largest care home group, to buy the company, between early February and late May this year.

Care UK nursing home portfolio could be broken up, sources say

Further to recent coverage, we hear that early-stage discussions between Bridgepoint and potential buyers for its Care UK nursing home business might have "fallen over" - because of the complexity of the portfolio, no one wants to buy it all.