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NMC Health preparing Islamic bond issue

London-listed international healthcare group NMC Health is reportedly preparing to issue a Shariah-compliant bond worth up to $500m. Reuters says a document issued by one of the banks leading the deal confirms earlier rumours that the group plans to issue a sukuk or Islamic bond. It says HSBC and Standard Chartered have been hired to coordinate meetings […]

FREE BLOG Why Brazil is following in America’s footsteps

Donald Trump isn't the only president on the other side of the Atlantic to turn a nation's political landscape on its head. Brazil's new populist president, Jair Bolsonaro, shocked pundits the world over by bagging the presidency - and showed the world he can be as vitriolic as his US counterpart, too. But the business world likes him.

NephroPlus acquires DaVita India

India's largest dialysis operator NephroPlus has further consolidated the national market with the acquisition of global dialysis giant DaVita's Indian operations. We talk to NephroPlus CEO Vikram Vuppala about the deal and the Indian dialysis market.

KKR ‘nearing deal to buy Acadia’

The American press is reporting that US-based private equity giant KKR is ‘nearing a deal’ to buy addiction treatment specialists Acadia Healthcare. The purchase would bring one of America's largest PE giants into the UK healthcare industry for the first time. How are KKR's international healthcare investments fairing?

Is IHH pulling out of Europe to focus on Asia?

Recent developments point to pan-Asian hospital group IHH scaling down Acibadem, its Turkey-based subsidiary. What does this mean for its interest in Europe? We talk to well-placed sources about what a falling lira, shareholder restructuring, asset sales in Bulgaria and Macedonia, and IHH’s acquisition of Indian chain Fortis might mean.