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Another Chinese hospital IPO in Hong Kong but market looks flat

Chinese private hospital operator Guodan Healthcare has refiled plans to IPO on the Hong Kong exchange and, if successful, will become the twelfth Chinese hospital in the country to list. But it's a crowded space and most of the 11 other stocks have underperformed in the last four years as our infographic shows.

Interview: Massimiliano Colella, CEO, Evercare Group

We talk to the CEO of Evercare Group, the diverse conglomerate of South Asia and African hospitals that make up the $1bn Evercare Health Fund originally raised by Abraaj before TPG's takeover in 2019. Colella talks strategic priorities including 'turning Evercare from a fund into a real company', recent management departures, the platform today and why his own lack of emerging market healthcare service experience doesn't matter for this job.

Evercare Lagos hospital to open in December

Evercare Group, the operating platform held by the (ex-Abraaj) $1bn Evercare Health Fund, aims to open its Lagos hospital in December this year, Evercare Group CEO Massimiliano Colella tells HBI.

NMC could sell by April 2021; Aspen/Eugin by January

NMC Health's administrators Alvarez & Marsal expect to complete a lender-led restructuring or sale of the group by April 2021, and sales of non-core assets - UK hospital chain Aspen Healthcare and international IVF group Eugin - much sooner. It's also revealed the COVID-19 impact on the group's healthcare services revenue.

COVID-19: The view from Africa

Africa needs to come together to find a solution to the COVID crisis, which has proved to be as much an economic one as a healthcare one - and cannot and should not rely on help from outside. This was the view of an expert panel which convened online to discuss COVID-19, healthcare more generally, and African economics.

Liberia during COVID: A case study for Africa?

A health crisis leading to an economic downturn and a political crisis. Here is a case study of how COVID has hit Liberia based on the view of Gyude Moore, senior policy fellow at the Centre for Global Development, and former Minister of Public Work speaking on Saturday (October 10).

Hapvida and Intermedica continue M&A binge through crisis

Brazilian listed HMOs (health management organisations) Hapvida Saude and Grupo Notre Dame Intermedica have resumed their M&A binge since July after a quiet second quarter, despite the pandemic continuing to rage throughout the country. 

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