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Thonburi Hospital Group goes public in Bangkok, and share price plummets in one week

Thonburi Hospital Group (THG) went public on the Bangkok stock exchange on Thursday, December 7. Market cap when trading opened on the first day suggested it was nearly a US$1bn company (32.3bn baht), but this has dropped to US$808m (26bn baht), at the time of writing, as shares have dropped 28% from the initial offer price. We talk to a source close to THG to find out more.

Max India share price falls, as government cancels a hospital licence

Shares in Max India, the holding company for Max Healthcare, Max Bupa Health and Antara Senior Living, have fallen by over four per cent since Monday, after the Delhi Government cancelled the licence of its Max Healthcare Shalimar Bagh hospital following the death of a premature baby last week.

Argentinian healthcare overhaul meets with opposition

Reforms designed to overhaul universal health coverage in Argentina, which will also see the introduction of country-wide electronic health records, are meeting with strong union opposition. We speak to an Argentinian healthcare expert to find out more.

The pace of Saudi reform and outsourcing

Talk of an explosion in private sector opportunities in developing the Saudi health sector abound and are getting active attention from Houston to New Delhi. 

IDH, Man Capital and IFC take stakes Nigerian diagnostic-group Echo-Scan

LSE-listed Integrated Diagnostics (IDH) acquired a majority stake in Nigerian lab and imaging group Echo-Scan today with its family office partner Man Capital. The development bank IFC also took an equity stake and all three partners will invest a total of $25m to expand the group.