IK Partners to take UK teleradiology provider Medica private

Listed UK-based teleradiology provider Medica is being taken private by PE firm IK Investment Partners, which has made an offer of £269m to buy all of the group’s shares. Medica has accepted the offer, which was 32.4% higher than the group’s average market cap over the past three months.

Temasek buys $2bn additional stake in Manipal

Singaporean state-owned investment conglomerate Temasek is to become majority shareholder in Manipal Hospitals, one of India’s largest hospital chains, as it increases its stake from 18% to 59%.

Mubadala-backed M42 buying Diaverum “for $2bn+”

Swedish multinational dialysis firm Diaverum is being bought by M42, a joint venture between Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund Mubadala Investment Co and AI firm G42, for a reported $2bn-$2.5bn. Diaverum’s CEO tells HBI the deal offers further opportunities to develop its digital strategies, and international expansion. 

German property group selling off €1.3bn portfolio

It has been almost two years since listed Germany-based healthcare property specialist Vonovia acquired its former rival Deutsche Wohnen. We speak to three Germany-based experts to find about more about the ongoing sale of its £1.3bn property portfolio.

Deal activity bouncing back in SE Asia

Last week we wrote about an expected return to normal of M&A deal activity in Europe in Q2, after a slow few months driven by macroeconomic uncertainty. In South East Asia deal activity already appears to be returning to a healthier level, with multiple $1bn+ deals reportedly underway.

Diaverum deal: An analysis

Last week the news broke that Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund Mubadala Investment Co might be set to buy Swedish multinational dialysis firm Diaverum for a reported $2.5bn. HBI speaks to an operator source who thinks this would be a good price for the seller - and hears why some investors are switched off by dialysis.

Sonic acquires Diagnosticum

Multinational Australian labs giant Sonic is buying Diagnosticum, a medium-sized German labs chain which operates 15 laboratories and employs 25 pathologists, for €190m.

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