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New Falck CEO “systematically examining business” after first half losses

Jacob Riis, new CEO at Falck, the international ambulance, fire service and healthcare group, admits H1 2017 results were “not satisfactory” and says he is "systematically examining" the business. Could this be with a view to a sale? Healthcare Europa speaks to an informed source amid speculation that we might soon see a sale of Falck’s healthcare services business – which unlike the rest of the business is doing rather well.

Healthspring partners with India’s biggest company as it prepares to raise capital

Indian primary care chain Healthspring has begun a partnership with India's largest private workforce, at Tata Consultancy Services (TCA), to provide annual health checks and wellness across all of its 90-plus locations and 300,000 employees. We caught up with Healthspring CEO Kaushik Sen as his company begins talks to raise $45-50m in growth capital over the coming weeks while expanding its offering.

Black-owned healthcare investment company lists in Johannesburg, is on the hunt for acquisitions

RH Bophelo is South Africa's first black-owned healthcare acquisition company. It floated on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in July, and thinks it has found its niche - targeting perviously uncatered for lower to middle income families, and consolidating the small players operating in a highly fragmented domestic market working in the shadow of the big three. Healthcare Nova caught up with CEO Quinton Zunga to find out more.

United Health creates largest emerging markets provider

US insurer United Health has agreed a friendly deal to buy Banmedica, the integrated payor provider that covers Chile and has moved into Colombia and Peru. The deal values Banmedica's equity at US$2.8bn.