Trading in the shares of scandal-hit NMC Health, the UAE’s largest for-profit healthcare provider, has been suspended. The move follows hot on the heels of the removal of the CEO, and the discovery of unauthorised off-balance sheet financing.
Thailand’s largest private hospital operator Bangkok Dusit Medical Service (BDMS), the biggest shareholder in Bumrungrad Hospital (BH), has launched a tender offer for the remainder of the shares it doesn’t own.
With the help of a results-based financing mechanism, Mexico's largest specialised diabetes provider Clínicas del Azúcar has doubled its number of patients from the poorest segments of society and tells HBI it can now double the locations for potential clinics. We speak to its CEO and the co-creator of 'social impact incentives' about how to monetise extra value in impact investing.
HBI hears India's healthcare budget has disappointed operators and commentators alike and fallen short of what the country needs to achieve all its UHC ambitions. Announced last week, it was meant to double to 2.5% of GDP, but will only reach 1.15%. We speak to a senior executive at an operator source and break down what's changed and what the system still requires.
EMEA hospital group Mediclinic International has been cleared to acquire three hospitals in South Africa, after the merger was initially blocked by competition authorities. Does this signal the start of the Big Three hospitals "mopping up" the remaining c.20% of the market?
KKR has approached under-fire international healthcare group NMC Health with a view to making a takeover offer, NMC confirms. The London-listed firm has also asked founder BR Shetty its other major shareholder, Khaleefa Butti, to absent themselves from board discussions until their holdings have been clarified.